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Free webinar now available on fire in today's new homes and necessity of home fire sprinklers

Blog Post created by freddurso Employee on Jun 9, 2016

silver sprinkler angle.jpgWhy are today's new homes raising eyebrows among fire safety experts across North America?


While more economical and environmentally friendly, modern homebuilding materials and the synthetic contents filling our homes pose challenges when exposed to fire. NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative has hosted a new webinar underscoring the modern home environment and why home fire sprinklers play a crucial role in safeguarding residents from death and injury.


In the webinar, you'll learn about the evolution of homebuilding construction, including lightweight construction, common in many of today's homes; concerns with modern upholstered furniture and fire; and how larger open spaces in homes are exacerbating fires. Here's a snippet of the webinar:

 

The full, hour long video is available for free if you are logged into NFPA Xchange. Register for free today!

 

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