ICC Mandates Home Fire Sprinklers PDF Print E-mail

The International Code Council passed a resoultion Sunday to require fire sprinklers in new single and two family  dwellings.The code will require homes built after January 1, 2011 to have fire sprinklers. It's been a long road for the IRC Fire Sprinkler Coalition, but there is still work to be done, now it has to be adopted by local governments. This is a great victory for homeowners and firemen. 


At a public hearing held yesterday by the International Code Council, the organization responsible
for publishing the nation's residential building code, there was an
unprecedented level of support shown for residential fire sprinklers.

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