Sprinkler Systems Have had a Long, Strange Trip

Coleman, Ronny J.
January 2008
Fire Chief;Jan2008, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p34
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the author's insights regarding the essence of a built-in fire protection technology in the U.S. He discusses the emergence of the use of the sprinkler head as well as its impact on fire protection. He also looks into the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1, which is the first standard for the installation of a sprinkler technology. Moreover, he explores the use of NFPA 13 systems in the country as well as the generational change in the use of these systems.


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