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Homebuilding industry fires back at article supporting home fire sprinklers with their own “facts”

By Fred Durso, Jr. As we had reported on this blog, Builder Magazine produced a story, titled “Playing with Fire,” directing the homebuilding industry to “pay more attention” to home fire sprinklers. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is firing back at the article, stating that it distorts the facts on the abilities and necessity of fire sprinklers. NFPA has taken a close look at NAHB’s initial response to the story. (They’re demanding a correction and are drafting a rebuttal for the magazine’s editors.) While NAHB claims the magazine’s story skews the facts, consider these “facts” they stated in their response to the…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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