35 per sprinklered
square foot, an amount often less than what is spent for carpet upgrades, paving stone driveway or a whirlpool bath.
Attention was focussed on the wide category of sprinklered
conventional buildings that make up the largest part of the sprinklered
The NFPA adds that there is no record of a fatality in a fully sprinklered
building outside the point of fire origin; however, in a purely economic comparison, this is not a complete picture--the total costs of fitting and the costs arising from non-fire triggered release must be factored.
A part of this data will be related to the behaviour of the components of the sprinkler system (demand failures), whereas some data will reflect such processes as sprinkler maintenance and random occurrence of fires in the course of exploiting a sprinklered
Every day, you spend the majority of your waking hours in a building that is sprinklered
In most cases, the average new home can be sprinklered
for less than $2 per square foot.
They probably don't look at whether the building is sprinklered
Based on a 10-year time frame for implementation, CMS estimates that the regulation would affect 2,462 nursing homes--1,947 that are partially sprinklered
and 515 without any sprinklers.
There has never been a fire death in a fully sprinklered
building in the UK.
Total property loss was more than $197 million, making the average property loss ratio of unsprinklered facilities to sprinklered
facilities five to one.