- Why do we need fire sprinklers?
Short answer…Fire Sprinklers Save Lives and Property, and the Office of the State Fire Marshal says so. The National Fire Protection Association, or NFPA is the standard by which we abide for the design and installation of fire sprinkler systems.
- How long have fire sprinklers been required in homes in the state of CA?
Prior to the statewide mandate in 2011, more than 150 jurisdictions in California had a local residential fire sprinkler ordinance. Now they are required in every new home built. If you are a history buff, here is an interesting read of the History of Residential Fire Sprinklers in California. For more education on home fire sprinklers, click here or visit the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition for how Fire Sprinklers Protect Your Home and Family.