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fire sprinkler system

A system for the delivery of water to locations registering a certain heat and to surrounding areas.Local building codes sometimes change the requirements for fire sprinkler systems,requiring larger sprinkler heads than before.Even if a property has a sprinkler system in place, you will need to check the pressure, the size of the heads, and any other matters required by local law in order to ensure that the system will be in compliance.

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Residential Sprinkler Associations chairman Nigel Chantler said: "Residential fire sprinkler systems are proven time and time again to be effective in the extinguishment and suppression of fires.
If you have a fire in your home, the risk of dying is cut by about one-third when smoke alarms are present (or about half if the smoke alarms are working), while automatic fire sprinkler systems cut the risk of dying by about 80 percent.
This includes sprinkler systems, where we've gathered the feedback of Newcastle residents and also talked to other local authorities, who are in a similar position to ourselves.
The government should accept this is a national emergency Andy that fully justifies establishing a fund to allow housing associations to fit sprinkler systems as a matter of urgency.
Sprinkler systems provide an important sense of security because of the safety they offer to buildings and their inhabitants.
In the past automatic fire sprinkler systems were only used in commercial building or factories to protect properties or potential business loss.
The installation of fire sprinkler systems will go a long way towards minimising the risk of fire devastation.
One estimate forced costs as high as $35,000 per unit in condominium assessments in order to install the sprinkler systems.
A spokesman for Monmouthshire County Council said: "The installation of sprinkler systems in existing buildings is highly disruptive and would require the buildings to be vacated while the work is underway.
Without the sprinkler system it could have been a much different story," he said.
The quality of decision-making concerning specific sprinkler systems will increase along with the precision of the estimates of sprinklers' failure probabilities.
Fire sprinkler systems work to suppress fires rapidly and effectively.