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New York sprinkler advocates keep pressure on building code council to include sprinkler provision

By Fred Durso, Jr. Since more and more fire departments suffer from staffing woes, the need for residential sprinkler requirements has never been greater, says a key fire official. Tom Rinaldi, second vice president of the Association of Fire Districts of New York State, penned an op-ed addressing staffing shortages in the fire service and how sprinklers can aid this group. Rinaldi lives in a state that hasn’t updated its building code in years, and is urging the New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council to adopt the 2015 International Residential Code in its entirety, including the provision to sprinkler one- et…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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