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Fire Protection Contractor magazine
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NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative Newsletter for March 2014
National Fire Academy Addresses Residential Sprinkler Plan Review
By Robert A. Neale
Officials Meet to Strengthen Commitment to Home Fire Sprinkler Protection
By Thomas A. Lia
Sorority Was in Process of Installing Sprinkler System When Fire Occured
Sprinkler System Prevents Repeat of Major Fire at Apartment Complex
Cost-Saving Alternatives for Low Pressure or Restrictive Undergound
By Melisa Rodriguez
Residential Fire Sprinkler Pumps & More
By Kevin Sofen
Stipends Help Contractors, Fire Service, Students Work Together
Home Fire Sprinklers: Ask for Them!
Golf and Other Tournaments
Hangers & Bracing: Common Riser Support Using Rod Violates NFPA 13
By Kraig Kirschner
Business: How to Take a Customer from Hell to Heaven in 60 Seconds or Less
By John Tschohl
Holiday: Memorial Day
Schools/Research: Fire Safety Concerns Raised by Green Buildings
From a WPI Research Report
Construction Employment; Institute/ICC Survey Code Officials;
WPI Researches Fire Safety in Green Buildings; Proposed Bill Strips Some Power from Fire Marshal;
Oppose Illinois Anti-Fire Sprinkler Bill Amendment; Sprinkler Issue Halts Apartment Project;
Homebuilder Withdraws Request for City Waiver; Letter: Sprinkler Law an Unnecessary Burden on HBs;
Ballpark Revamp; Care Center “Non-Compliant” Conundrum… and more!
Association News; Business; Business Bits; Calendar; Cartoon; Classifieds; Company News;
Economics; Editorial; Hangers & Bracing; Holiday: Memorial Day; Letters; New Products;
NewsBriefs; Notebook; People; Schools/Research; Scripture; Seminars; Subcontracting News;
Success Stories; What’s Wrong with this Picture?
Report: Victaulic Vortex Hybrid Technology — A Full Witness Test
By Brant R. Brumbeloe
Business: 10 Best, and Worst, States for Small Business Taxes
By Adam Wren, NFIB
Reaction: “Certify?” or “Certification?”
By Joe A. Black
Legal: A New Consideration in Deciding Whether to Settle a Case in Litigation
By Bruce D. Rudman
MIC: Fundamentals of MIC in Water-Based Fire Sprinkler Systems Pt. Two
By Daniel H. Pope & John L. Lovell
Home Fire Sprinklers: Ask for Them!; Construction Spending; Construction Management;
Construction Employment; Fort Collins Fire Requirements; Christie Allows Fire Sprinkler Bill to Die
Funds Will Pay For Fire Sprinklers; Make Sprinklers Mandatory!; Study Determines Cost Effectiveness;
UL Contributes $250K to UMD; NFSA Adds Another ITM Seminar… And much More!
Association News; Business;
Calendar; Cartoon; Classifieds; Collector’s Corner; Company News;
Legal; Letters; Literature;
MIC: Part Two; New Listings; NewsBriefs; Notebook;
People; Reaction; Report;
Schools; Scripture; Seminars; Software; Subcontracting News; Success Stories;
Training; What’s Wrong with this Picture?; Workplace … and more!
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FPC magazine, Page updated by Brant R. Brumbeloe on April 21, 2014.
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