Read the March 2013 issue of NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on Mar 18, 2013

FSI newsletterThe dangers of lightweight construction when exposed to fire are documented in several studies. An NFPA Journal® cover story highlights UL studies on lightweight construction and the threat it poses to firefighters. The new issue of NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative newsletter takes a closer look at lightweight construction and the relationship between fire and engineered wood construction assemblies.

Also in this issue:

  • Manufactured housing committee considers fire sprinklers
  • Fire Marshal Tony Apfelbeck talks about financial incentives for sprinkler installations
  • Getting homebuilders on board with fire sprinklers
  • Ten tips for communicating with legislators
  • NFPA 13D: Update on sloped ceilings

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