First Family Church


Fire Protection Prefabrication & Installation Services for Churches in the Des Moines Area

First Family Church in Ankeny, IA opened for worship two months early after adding a 27,000 square-foot addition to their existing facility. Ahern prefabricated 242 sprinkler heads for the fire protection project which aided in the accelerated schedule. No issues or problems came up in the process, making it a seamless design/build project.

Expertise Provided

Values Delivered


  •  Ahern’s design was approved on the first submission and no warranty rework was required

Meeting Deadlines

  •  Project completed two months ahead of schedule
  • 100% of fabrication load shipments were delivered on-time

Budget Certainty

  • Project was completed within the original estimate


  • No OSHA recordable events or lost-time injuries