We’d like your thoughts on the fire dangers of lightweight construction

By Fred Durso, Jr. NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative has extensively covered the concerns of modern, homebuilding materials and home furnishings under fire. For instance: we’ve created a widely popular PowerPoint presentation underscoring research on how rapidly today’s homes burn and how home fire sprinklers give residents the extra time needed to seek safety we’ve worked with NFPA experts to underscore these fire dangers in a recent article that appeared in a builder magazine we’ve interviewed fire service members directly impacted by fires involving lightweight construction Now, we want to hear from you. The topic of lightweight construction is now featured on Xchange, NFPA’s new…

Source:: NFPA – Fire Sprinkler Initiative


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