Disaster-ready homes equipped with sprinklers underscored at recent builders’ show

By Fred Durso, Jr. Amid the number of products displayed at the recent International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, a theme had emerged: protecting homes from all types of disasters is becoming easier and more affordable. “It’s like a perfect storm” of better consumer information … and a growing supply of products, Leslie Chapman-Henderson with the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes, Inc., told The Wall Street Journal. The alliance is a nonprofit aimed at strengthening homes and safeguarding families from natural and man-made disasters via partnerships with the public and private sector. Sprinklers are a crucial component of a “disaster-ready” home, noted the article….

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative

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