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Report: Home fire sprinkler sales “poised for growth”

By nfpa@jiveon.com Residential fire sprinklers have been receiving some positive press in recent weeks. In response to the Grenfell Tower Fire in London that killed 80 people, Florida Governor Rick Scott vetoed anti-sprinkler legislation that would have Source:: NFPA –…

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Register for upcoming webinar about Fire Prevention Week

By nfpa@jiveon.com During the month of August you’ll have your choice of two webinar dates to learn all about this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign. On Wednesday, August 16th from 3:00-4:00 p.m. (PT) NFPA Public Education Division Regional Education Source::…

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In latest edition of NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter, homebuilder promotes home fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com In the recent issue of NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter, read an exclusive interview with homebuilder Steve Asher discussing how he has fire sprinklered 75 percent of his homes. You’ll also find stories on: a celebration of a…

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Symposiums to address frequently asked questions on home fire sprinklers

By nfpa@jiveon.com The California Fire Sprinkler Coalition is co-hosting two symposiums addressing common questions related to home fire sprinklers. Discussions will focus on water supply arrangements, backflow, cross connection, local code amendments, and unnecessary Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative

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Fire Prevention Week Infographic presents theme in a visually engaging way

By nfpa@jiveon.com Introduce your community to this year’s Fire Prevention Week (FPW) theme: Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!™ with the FPW infographic. This colorful visual, co-sponsored with the U.S. Fire Administration, presents seven steps to Source:: NFPA –…

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Why home fire sprinklers should be a serious consideration in rural communities

By nfpa@jiveon.com The statistics do not lie. A recent NFPA Journal article underscored today’s rural fire problem, stating: “rural America is becoming more rural.” In 2000, 21 percent of Americans resided in rural areas. According to recent Source:: NFPA –…

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Keeping home fire sprinklers on media’s radar, couple hosts more than 40 demonstrations

By nfpa@jiveon.com When it comes to promoting the power of home fire sprinklers, take a lesson from a dynamic duo in South Carolina. Diane and Les Woods, members of the South Carolina Fire Sprinkler Coalition, are likely seen in the…

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Following Hawaii’s Marco Polo high-rise fire, attention placed on state’s sprinkler ban

By nfpa@jiveon.com Image: Today.com According to a news story by the Civil Beat, the Building Industry Association (BIA) of Hawaii organized a party to celebrate what it called a “big win.” This “victory” was the extension of a state law…

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NFPA interviews homebuilder who supports home fire sprinklers, stating it’s a “disservice” not offering technology to homeowners

By nfpa@jiveon.com Members of the Oregon Fire Sprinkler Coalition have found a gem of a homebuilder. With 40-plus years experience in the building business, Steve Asher’s forte is custom homebuilding and remodeling. Another astounding tidbit about this Source:: NFPA –…

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Enhance your Fire Prevention Week presentations with ready-to-use NFPA mini-lesson

By nfpa@jiveon.com This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign: “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out™” emphasizes the importance of home escape planning and practice. It works to teach the public to prepare for an emergency and what to do when…

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