Matt Klaus talks about changes to NFPA 13R, antifreeze issues, and sprinkler research

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on Dec 14, 2011

NFPA’s Matt Klaus, Senior Fire Protection Engineer, spoke at the Fire & Life Safety Conference in Orlando about the full range of NFPA documents that deal with automatic fire sprinklers. Matt explained the reason that NFPA 13R, the document that deals with the installation of automatic fire sprinklers in residential occupancies, will soon have a new title. He also provides an update on requirements on the use of antifreeze in sprinkler systems and the latest research that’s being done and how it is contributing to changes in NFPA’s sprinkler standards.

Fire Sprinkler InitiativeLearn more about NFPA's work to require sprinklers in all new one- and two-family homes.