NFPA issues a free, monthly newsletter on its nationwide effort to increase the use of home fire sprinklers through the adoption of sprinkler requirements.
- February 2018
Home Fire Sprinkler Day is set for May 19; new report gives examples of fire sprinklers saving lives; this city recently passed a sprinkler requirement for new homes
- January 2018
Sprinkler incentives in new tax act get tremendous praise; our website gets a revamp; refusing to stay silent, sprinkler advocate comments on eight fire deaths in two days
- December 2017
'Tis the season for home fires; architect group demands residential sprinklers following Grenfell Tower fire; who received our top award for fire sprinkler advocacy this year?
- November 2017
Binge listen to our five-part podcast series on a family who experienced a devastating home fire; "Good Morning America" prominently features home fire sprinklers; FEMA's emergency housing now includes fire sprinklers
- October 2017
Homebuilders might use loophole to circumvent fire sprinkler law; editorial: there's no rational explanation to oppose home fire sprinklers; Angie's List once again advocates for home fire sprinklers
- September 2017
Upcoming podcast series underscores lingering effects of American home fires; fire sprinkler advocate takes on sprinkler naysayer; discussion surrounds those permitted to install home fire sprinklers
- August 2017
NFPA releases new report on fire sprinkler effectiveness; firefighter cancer and the new home environment; if Smithsonian building worthy of sprinkler protection, why aren't our lives?
- July 2017
It's a disservice not to offer home fire sprinklers, says homebuilder; party celebrating new anti-sprinkler law canceled by homebuilding association following residential fire
- June 2017
Legislator following London fire: "Stop talking about costs" of fire sprinklers and start requiring them; developer reaps financial benefits after deciding to fire sprinkler his homes
- May 2017
Undercover investigation reveals homebuilding industry citing inflated costs for fire sprinklers; Good Morning America segment reinforces need for home fire sprinklers
- April 2017
Homebuilding association misinforms public; fire chief offers three-pronged approach to solving North America's home fire problem; editorial: arguments against home fire sprinklers are flimsy
- March 2017
NFPA produces 360-degree video of live burn/fire sprinkler demonstration; fire sprinklers could have turned tragedy killing three family members into a "non-event"; new study on fire's impact on upholstered furniture
- February 2017
Builder decides to fire sprinkler new homes; fire service fights to save sprinkler requirement, and wins; why notion that "home fire sprinklers should be a matter of consumer choice" doesn't gel with fire safety advocates
- January 2017
New NFPA video underscores aftermath of home fire survivors; Bob Vila gives fire sprinklers a glowing endorsement; why do water suppliers have beef with home fire sprinklers?
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