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AGFUniversity Provides Fire Sprinkler Product Training

July 15, 2019

AGF recently launched AGFUniveristy (AGFU) to provide fire sprinkler training that addresses the unique challenges of the fire sprinkler industry.

As a safety-centered industry, codes and products are constantly updated to better serve the facilities and people we protect.

AGFU utilizes a team of industry experts to provide accessible training that keeps fire safety professionals at the top of their game.

Who Benefits from AGFU Training?
As a manufacturer, AGF has code experts and product specialists with extensive knowledge to educate:

  • Fire Protection Engineers
  • AHJs
  • Facility Managers
  • Fire Sprinkler Contractors
  • Fitters
  • Inspectors
  • Industry Associations
  • Our Distributors and their Customers

Essentially, anyone whose job involves designing, reviewing, evalutating, or installing water-based fire protection systems will benefit from an AGFU fire sprinkler product training session.

What Does Fire Sprinkler Product Training Cover?
The AGFU provides customized programs with an introduction to AGF's fire protection products, benefits, installation, and maintenance requirements accoring to NFPA.
Previous sessions have covered:

  • Pipe Corrosion & Monitors
  • 2016 NFPA 13 Code Changes
  • Nitorgen Systems
  • Dry System Freeze Protection
  • Air Vents on Wet Systems
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Best Practices
  • Product Specifications
  • Water Conservation

AGFU is always open to expanding their curriculum and will consider any specific topic requests that you have.

What are the Training Options?
AGFU offeres three basic training options: online webinar, presentation at your location, or programs at our training center in Exton, PA.

We can schedule webinars live and usually keep them short, so your team can easily fit training into their day. One of our knowledgeable experts will run the session and answer your questions on the spot.

AGFU shares webinar recordings after the fact for any team members who can't make the live session.

Presentations at your location or chapter meeting are pending a group of 10 or more people. AGFU customizes them to your needs as a short lunch & learn or a lengthier session.

In conjunction with General Air Products, we will hold programs at the Training Center in Exton, PA. Training includes classroom-style presentations as well as hands-on training, free of charge.

As a NICET Recognized Training Provider and ICC Preferred Provider, CPD/CEU are available for all programs.

How do I Request Training?
You can request training by filling out our online form or contacting Ellen Davis at edavis@testandrain.com or 610-240-4900.

As a manufacturer of code compliant fire sprinkler products for over three decades, AGF Manufacturing is dedicated to providing continued education to industry professionals.

If you or your team has a specific fire sprinkler product training request, reach out, and we'll do our best to accomodate your needs.