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New video series tackles many myths surrounding home fire sprinklers

By Fred Durso, Jr. One of NFPA’s key experts on home fire sprinklers shared his knowledge at NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative Summit earlier this year. Matt Klaus, NFPA’s principal fire protection engineer and staff liaison for NFPA 13D, Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes, gave thorough insight into the operation, importance, and cost of these life-saving devices. We’ve turned his presentation into bite-sized segments on the most popular myths surrounding home fire sprinklers and the truth behind these statements. Visit the sprinkler myths vs. facts page on the Fire Sprinkler Initiative site to view all of the videos,…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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