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Incentivizing fire sprinklers in new homes

NFSA: Financial incentive laws for sprinklers are life- and cost-saving measures
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12/07/2011

CAPE CORAL, Fla.—A proposed ordinance in this city would give homebuilders a break on city impact fees if they install fire sprinklers in new homes, saving lives and also saving money for taxpayers in the long run, according to the city councilor behind the proposal and the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA).

PA fire sprinkler measure under attack

But NFSA predicts eventual requirement of sprinklers in new homes
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03/10/2011

PATTERSON, N.Y.—A new Pennsylvania law requiring automatic fire sprinkler systems in all new one- and two-family homes as of Jan. 1 was battling for survival this week in the General Assembly.