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Home Fire Sprinkler Day

Derrick Sawyer, John Waters, NJFSAB and NFSA PenJerDel Chapter Celebrate a Successful Home Fire Sprinkler Day Members of the NFSA’s PenJerDel Chapter and the New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board have covered a lot of ground in the past month advocating for fire sprinklers in homes. NFSA’s Retrofit Specialist Derrick […]

June 8, 2018

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Fire Sprinkler Protected: Rock Ministries

Rock Ministries is now protected, thanks to the efforts of the NFSA PenJerDel Chapter and Sprinkler Fitters Union Local 692. “This is huge for us,” said Pastor Buddy Osborn, as he leaned against the ropes of the boxing ring at Rock Ministries. “Thanks to this sprinkler system, we’re not going […]

May 14, 2018

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Home Fire Sprinkler Day

Saturday, May 19 is National Home Fire Sprinkler Day! For the first time ever, May 19 is now recognized as Home Fire Sprinkler Day. This national effort is aimed at raising awareness of the life-saving technology that is fire sprinklers. Spearheaded by the National Fire Protection Association and the Home […]

May 14, 2018

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Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act: Making Sure Safety Comes First

Exciting news for small business owners in New Jersey and across the nation who want to install new or retrofit existing fire sprinkler systems.  The Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act which passed as part of a federal tax reform package under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, makes it easier and […]

May 4, 2018

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Lightweight Construction: What You Need To Know

Fire Sprinklers in Lightweight Construction: Affordable Protection for Affordable Materials Many innovations came along with the suburban boom of the mid-20th century.  One such innovation that made such growth possible – lightweight construction — is still as important today as it was 60 years ago.   Lightweight construction is a […]

April 8, 2018

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NJFSAB Member Named NFSA Chairman of the Board

The New Jersey Fire Sprinkler Advisory Board (NJFSAB) is proud to announce that Board of Directors member Kent Mezaros has been elected to serve a two-year term as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors for the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA). “Kent is the first NJFSAB member to […]

March 28, 2018

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Home Heating Safety Tips

There is nothing like a nor’easter, or two, in March to keep home heating a priority. The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) reports that fires sparked by home heating equipment account 43 percent of all home heating blazes, and tragically, 85 percent of home heating fire deaths. Heating equipment is […]

March 7, 2018

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Fire Sprinkler Incentives Could Help Save Even More Lives

NFSA,  Feb. 21, 2018 The National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) was honored to be part of yesterday’s memorial service held at the site of the Station Fire in West Warwick, Rhode Island. Fifteen years to the day, organizations came together to remember those who lost their lives, honor those who survived, […]

February 22, 2018

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Why does Old City keep burning?

Philadelphia Inquirer/Philly.Com by Inga Saffron, Architecture Critic The blocks between the Delaware waterfront and Independence Mall are home to one of the richest collections of architecture in all of Philadelphia, with buildings that track the nation’s evolution from colonial settlement to industrial powerhouse. Now an upscale neighborhood of loft-style apartments, Old City […]

February 20, 2018

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Anti-Freeze & Methods for Reducing Sprinkler Pipe Freezing

What you need to know about anti-freeze and keeping fire sprinkler systems from freezing. The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) has developed a series of guidelines and processes that regulate the use of anti-freeze in fire sprinkler systems. These rules are critical to ensure the safety of the people who […]

February 14, 2018

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