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In a state updating its building code, advocates hand deliver more than 2,000 letters of support for home fire sprinklers

By Fred Durso, Jr. Some might have simply accepted a code-making body’s ruling to not sprinkler all new homes. But that’s not what’s occurring in New York. Armed with more than 2,000 letters from New York residents supporting sprinklers, members of the New York Sprinkler Initiative recently hand delivered these notes to the New York Department of State’s office in Albany. Last year, the New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council voted to update the state’s building code without the provision to sprinkler all new, one- and two-family homes. The initiative is now urging the Department of State–and its Division of Code…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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