Home fire sprinklers to be included at the VISION House® in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot®
The environmental impact of home fire sprinklers is being shown at the new Green Builder® Media’s VISION House® exhibit in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot® at the Walt Disney World® Resort, which opens on Earth Day, April 22, 2012.
The VISION House® exhibit in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot® is an innovative green show home exhibit presented by Green Builder® Media in collaboration with Walt Disney Imagineering. This experiential exhibit in the heart of Epcot® highlights the very best in green residential design and sustainable living. Visitors should leave with a greater understanding of green design, technology and products as well as a host of sustainable living ideas that they can incorporate in their lives the minute they get home from vacation.
Report: greenhouse gases released by burning buildings can be reduced by 98% when automatic fire sprinklers are installed
The findings of a groundbreaking study (2010) show that greenhouse gases released by burning buildings can be reduced by 98% when automatic fire sprinklers are installed. The study, a collaborative effort of FM Global and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition, also found that automatic fire sprinklers:
Download "The Environmental Impact of Automatic Fire Sprinklers" study from the FM Global web site and learn more about this study.
NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative provides resources for the fire service and other sprinkler advocates who want to demonstrate the need for home fire sprinklers in their community. Tools and field resources are available to help advocates talk with local elected officials and others about the life-saving impact of sprinklers. The initiative also helps home fire sprinkler advocates navigate the legislative process.
The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization and the leading resource for independent, noncommercial information about residential fire sprinklers. It offers educational material with details about installed home fire sprinkler systems, how they work, why they provide affordable protection and answers to common myths and misconceptions about their operation.