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Proposals to exempt fire sprinklers in IRC withdrawn

May 2, 2013SSN Staff

QUINCY, Mass.—Several proposalsthat would have provided exemptions to the fire sprinkler requirement in the International Residential Code were withdrawn by the proponents during the recent committee action hearings in Dallas, according to a National Fire Protection Association Fire Sprinkler Initiative blog. “The effect (of the proposals) was to eliminate the mandate by allowing sprinklers to be optional vs. other features,” Jeff Shapiro, of the IRC Fire Sprinkler Coalition, was...

Fire Sprinkler Coalition, IRC, NFPA, SSN


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