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Report: Sprinklered buildings save water, yet pay more for its usage

April 18, 2012Tess Nacelewicz

QUINCY, Mass.—A new report shows that less water is needed to fight fires in sprinklered properties than in unsprinklered ones, yet it's typically only sprinklered buildings that are charged for the water usage.The hope is that the report—which is from the National Fire Protection Association and the Fire Protection Research Foundation—will spur fire departments and water authorities to rethink policies on fees for sprinklered buildings, said Gary Keith, VP of field operations and...

Fire Protection Research Foundation, Fire Sprinkler Initiative, Gary Keith, National Fire Protection Association, Security Systems News

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