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NFPA staff places their mark on fully sprinklered Habitat for Humanity homes

By Fred Durso, Jr. The sights and sounds of progress filled two homes in Hanover, Massachusetts, this week. Power saws sliced into wood, paint was slathered onto walls, nails pierced drywall. NFPA staffers were the muscle behind these activities that took place inside the homes. Another interior feature was what lured these volunteers to the homes in the first place. The South Shore Habitat for Humanity, the Massachusetts Fire Sprinkler Coalition, and other sprinkler advocates have collaborated to fully sprinkler the homes in effort to showcase installation ease and cost. Following the late 2014 installation, NFPA staff set foot on the site this week…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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