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The many myths associated with NFPA’s residential sprinkler standard countered by sprinkler expert

Por Fred Durso, Jr. Matt Klaus, NFPA’s principal fire protection engineer, set the record straight about NFPA 13D, Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes, during NFPA’s recent Fire Sprinkler Initiative Summit in Boston. Myths and misconceptions, he said, abound about sprinkler performance and installation cost. Regarding the latter, the standard’s committee makes it a point to consistently make sprinklers installed in accordance with NFPA 13D as affordable as possible. “We don’t want to price people out of these systems,” said Klaus. Moreover, sprinklers should be a necessary component of new homes, which are mainly built with lightweight materials

Fuente:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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