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Builder Magazine: Fire safety is an issue homebuilders can’t afford to ignore

Por Fred Durso, Jr. A recent article in Builder Magazine titledPlaying With Fireeloquently summed up today’s concerns with homebuilding components and the materials typically housed in them. Of equal importance is the article’s directive to the homebuilding industry that itneeds to pay more attentionto today’s fire protection measures, including home fire sprinklers, as fire threats at home continue to grow. “Over the last 10 or 15 año, the trend has gone from passive to active fire detectionsprinklers and smoke detectors as opposed to fire-rated walls,” James Langhorne, a 30-year, fire service veteran and fire protection engineer told the magazine. “YO…

Fuente:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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