Translation

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


Related Articles

Open spaces, lightweight construction, flammable furniture–oh my! The modern dangers of today’s homes

By Fred Durso, Jr. As the size of today’s homes continue to grow, so do the number of fire-safety risks…

Hawaii extends prohibition of fire sprinkler requirements in new homes

By nfpa@jiveon.com Set to sunset this year was a law in Hawaii prohibiting counties from adopting requirements for fire sprinklers…

Sparky’s Fire Safety Maze keeps you on the path of Fire Prevention Week

By nfpa@jiveon.com Reinforce this year’s Fire Prevention Week theme–Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out™– with students and community members…