By NFPA – This interactive map shows you which states and communities have adopted residential fire sprinkler requirements. It further allows you to view available details about the requirement for each community.
By Residential Fire Safety Institute – This primer summarizes what fire chiefs have learned about enhancing your chance of success when you propose a sprinkler ordinance. In it you will find solid proposals that help win adoption. It also includes advice on traps to avoid as you go through the process.
By Residential Fire Safety Institute - This covers the economic and design incentives available to get residential fire sprinklers installed.
By Residential Fire Safety Institute – When a fire chief proposes a residential fire sprinkler ordinance, he or she will often receive a letter from a local builder with list of reasons why the ordinance is a bad idea. This guide reviews the common objections and provides the facts for a detailed response.
By NFSA and IAFC – This Guide has been developed to assist you as a local Authority Having Jurisdiction. This Guide essentially consists of six booklets intended to systematically support the process of developing, adopting, and defending a residential fire sprinkler ordinance.
Home and Family
By Home Safety Council – The site offers the opportunity to explore a virtual home and learn about the safety actions and technology that can protect against fires and the other leading causes of home injury — in every area of the home.
By FireSafety.gov – Short lessons and games for kids about fire escape planning, smoke alarms and general home fire safety. Each lesson is followed by a brief five-question quiz to test children’s knowledge of the subject after they have worked through the lesson.
By Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition – Animated and interactive games that make learning about fire safety and fire sprinklers fun for children.
By NFPA – This educational site is designed to teach children about fire safety. Activities, lessons and games are available to teach the serious topic of fire safety in a child friendly way.
By Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition – This checklist provides the important steps you and your family can take to improve fire safety in your home.
By Home Safety Council – This worksheet guides you and your family in creating a home fire escape plan.
By Home Safety Council – This booklet walks you and your family step-by-step through the basics of preparing your home disaster plan. Topics include discussing possible disasters with family members, preparing survival kits if you have to stay home, preparing survival kits if you are forced to leave home, and writing down emergency contact information.
By Fire Smarts – Presentation by Fire Smarts Faculty, Russ Leavitt, educating participants on the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) code development process and the requirements for designing and installing fire sprinklers in single and two family homes. Participants will learn how this standard is organized and will be introduced to the requirements for materials and components, design criterion, and installation practices for residential fire sprinkler systems.
By NFPA – NFPA 13D, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes, Technical Committee report on proposals for public review and comment. Public comment deadline is August 29, 2008.
By NFPA – NFPA 13R, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Residential Occupancies up to and Including Four Stories in Height, Technical Committee report on proposals for public review and comment. Public comment deadline is August 29, 2008.
By Phill Brown, SET, CFPS – AFSA Sprinkler Age 2003 – A technical discussion on NFPA 13 and NFPA 13R systems and when to use a NFPA 13R system instead of a NFPA 13 system.
By NIST – A collection of fire simulation programs that have been developed or sponsored by the Building and Fire Research Laboratory.
By Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition – This guide will provide a water purveyor with an easy to understand review of AWWA research findings, NFPA 13D water supply requirements, backflow prevention, meters and standby fees for fire sprinklers in single-family dwellings.
By NFPA – This 66 page document provides objective data from twenty community with residential fire sprinkler ordinance to characterize the manner in which residential fire sprinklers are integrated with local water supply systems.
By NFSA – This guide will provide a water purveyor with information on the topics that need to be addressed in preparing a jurisdiction for fire sprinklers in single-family dwellings.