Video: Chris Dubay talks about antifreeze and sprinkler systems

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on Dec 14, 2010


In August, the NFPA Standards Council banned the use of antifreeze solution in residential fire sprinkler systems for new construction until further action by NFPA consensus standards committees. The council action followed new research that was conducted after a fire incident raised concerns about antifreeze in residential sprinkler systems. Chris Dubay, NFPA's Vice President of Codes and Standards, and Chief Engineer, talks about the issue and ongoing technical committee activities.


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From NFPA Journal. Chris Dubay talks more about the process that led to NFPA prohibiting the residential use of antifreeze solutions .Learn more about NFPA 13, Installation of Sprinkler Systems </li> </ul>