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The truth about home fire sprinklers–from a former homebuilder

By Fred Durso, Jr. Who better to offer sage advice on the benefits of home fire sprinklers to homebuilders than a former homebuilder? With 20 years of experience in residential construction and land development, Eric Gleason showcased how home fire sprinklers can be beneficial to a homebuilder’s bottom line. Some examples highlighted during his presentation at NFPA’s recent Fire Sprinkler Initiative Summit in Phoenix included an increase in the number of developed lots, reduced street widths, and increased distance between hydrants if sprinklers are present. While opposition groups view sprinklers as yet another expense, Gleason said the same was said for other items that…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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