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Home sprinkler installation costs drop nationwide

October 22, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

QUINCY, Mass.—The cost of installing home fire sprinklers has decreased nationwide, and states that mandate home fire sprinklers have even lower installation costs, a new study by the Fire Protection Research Foundation has found. “In the two states with statewide regulations, Maryland and California, significantly lower costs were found there than in the sample as a whole,” Kathleen Almand, executive director of the foundation, told Security Systems News. The foundation is an...

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