Need proof that home fire sprinklers can be installed in a cost-effective manner?
Check out this series of eye-opening case studies accumulated by NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative. All of them can be found on our site's "Case Studies" page:
- The city of Kenai, Alaska, passed an ordinance that provides a homeowner tax credit for the installation of home fire sprinklers. Homeowners who install sprinklers will receive a tax credit up to the total cost of installation, or two dollars per square foot for the size of their home, not including their garage.
- Here's how the town of Kenmore, Washington, went about getting a sprinkler ordinance on the books
- The Massachusetts Fire Sprinkler Coalition played a huge role in sprinklering Habitat for Humanity Homes:
- Working with his fire department, a developer sprinklered all of the homes in his community for about a dollar per sprinklered square foot:
We want to hear from you! Living in a home where an inexpensive installation took place? Are you a fire department that worked with a developer/homebuilder to sprinkler their new homes? Let us know your personal case study by responding in the comments section below or sending us an email. Your story will be highlighted on this blog.