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Fire service works with Habitat for Humanity to sprinkler 150 homes

By Fred Durso, Jr. Orange County, North Carolina, celebrated its 150th fire sprinkler installation inside a Habitat for Humanity home in March. The local chapter has been installing sprinklers in homes since 2003 as a means to provide the utmost level of protection for new homeowners. “Our affiliate considers fire sprinklers an important part of our building philosophy,” says Tyler Momsen-Hudson, construction director with Habitat for Humanity Orange County. “We strive to build safe, durable, energy-efficient, affordable housing, and we are committed both to installing sprinklers in our houses and in promoting sprinklers in all houses.” A local partnership between the local Habitat affiliate…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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