Believing the myths for years, homebuilder finally learns the truth about home fire sprinklers

By Fred Durso, Jr. With the help of the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA), NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative team was introduced to a Connecticut homebuilder who has seen the light. John Dempsey heard the many opinions about home fire sprinklers from his peers: the exorbitant cost, the leaking, the hassle. Following some education on sprinkler performance by NFSA and his local fire chief, Dempsey now knows that these opinions are baseless. Dempsey joins NFPA Regional Director Bob Duval in a new video produced by NFPA to discuss Dempsey’s involvement with sprinklering one of his new homes–and why he’s now a firm believer for home…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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