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2014 Home Fire Sprinkler Summit: Durham, NC

NFPA hosts 2014 Home Fire Sprinkler Summit in Durham, North Carolina

Sprinkler advocates from across North America convene for NFPA's Home Fire Sprinkler Summit in Durham, North Carolina, held November 12-13, 2014.

Fire service representatives, burn survivors, legislators, and other safety advocates from across North America convened in Durham, North Carolina, for NFPA's Home Fire Sprinkler Summit, held November 12-13, 2014. The event, sponsored by NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative and following similar events held earlier in 2014 and previous years, brought together more than 60 attendees to network, share best practices, and learn more about efforts and strategies to require the installation of fire sprinklers in all new one- and two-family homes.

Visit NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative blog for photos from the event.

In This Section

  • Jim Pauley   NFPA president energizes summit attendees during opening reception
  • Pamela Elliott   Burn survivor underscores the human impact of fire
  • Tim Travers   Sprinkler specialist discusses important topics for the homebuilding industry
  • Stanley Briers   Political insider discusses navigating the legislative process
  • Ruth Balser   Legislator on a mission to expand sprinkler requirements
  • Fred Durso   How NFPA can lend its support to sprinkler advocacy efforts
  • Peg Paul   Free resources from the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition
  • Larry Iseminger, Jr.   Maryland's statewide adoption success story