Skip to Content

Tag: Pennsylvania legislation


Fire Systems Installation

PA fire sprinkler measure under attack

March 10, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

PATTERSON, N.Y.—A new Pennsylvania law requiring automatic fire sprinkler systems in all new one- and two-family homes as of Jan. 1 was battling for survival this week in the General Assembly. A bill that would allow builders to opt out of the sprinkler requirement and instead require additional fireproofing of floor construction if sprinklers aren't used won approval in that state's House of Representatives on March 7 by a margin of nearly 4 to 1. The bill also appeared to have strong support...

Buddy Dewar, fire sprinklers, Fire Systems Integrated, ICC, International Residential Code Fire Sprinkler Coalition, National Association of Home Builders, National Fire Sprinkler Association, NFSA, Pennsylvania legislation, Select Security


Read Full Articlered right arrow icon