St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church


Fire Protection Retrofit Installation Services for Churches in Appleton-Fond du Lac Area

A total of 531 sprinkler heads were prefabricated for Ahern’s fire protection work on the St. Thomas church in Newton, Wisconsin. Ahern’s work on the 25,742 square-foot addition included installing sprinklers, retrofitting 19,126 square-feet of the existing church, school, and attic space as well as installing a 500 gpm vertical turbine fire pump. All office and staff employees involved with this job were industry certified and averaged 13.5 years of experience. Ahern’s knowledge, timeliness, and expertise allowed for a job well-done and on schedule.

Expertise Provided

Values Delivered


  • Field crew members involved with this project averaged 12 years of experience
  • All office staff involved with this project hold an average of 15 years of experience


  • Ahern’s design was approved on the first submission, with no warranty rework

Meeting Deadlines

  • 100% on-time completion

Budget Certainty

  • The project was completed within the estimated budget