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Published on July 9, 2007

Author: Spidermann

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Slide1:  Homebuilder Education Program Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition Mission...:  Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition Mission... To save lives by increasing awareness of the benefits and availability of residential fire sprinkler systems, ultimately increasing the number of installations in new one- and two-family dwellings. HFSC Steering Committee Members:  HFSC Steering Committee Members American Fire Sprinkler Association* Canadian Automatic Sprinkler Association Home Safety Council National Fire Protection Association* National Fire Sprinkler Association* State Farm Insurance Underwriters Laboratories USFA/FEMA *Founding Sponsors Target Audiences:  Target Audiences Consumers, new home buyers Fire service Homebuilder Industry Trade: sprinkler installers, contractors Real estate and insurance agents Water purveyors Objectives:  Objectives Promote better knowledge Create consumer demand Motivate builders to promote residential sprinkler systems as life-saving option in new construction Big Challenge: Hollywood:  Big Challenge: Hollywood 'Changing Lanes' Ben Affleck 'The Matrix' Keanu Reeves 'Die Hard' Bruce Willis 'Hocus Pocus' Disney Doritos Super Bowl commercial with model Ali Landry 'The Incredibles' Disney 'Sponge Bob Square Pants: The Movie' Challenges: Builders:  Challenges: Builders Builder Resistance Believe fire sprinkler systems are costly Do not have relationship with contractor, do not want to work with another sub-contractor Ordinance fear Do not believe fires occur in new construction “Built For Life” Program:  'Built For Life' Program Builder Survey 2/3 respondents installed sprinklers because of ordinance Cost was a major factor to not install fire sprinklers 4/5 not familiar with trade-ups 90% thought educational program would be helpful “Built For Life” Program:  'Built For Life' Program Builder Educational Kit Video Folder/brochure Free to members of home building, fire service and fire sprinkler industries “Built For Life” Program:  'Built For Life' Program 20,000 distributed Building Industry Fire Service Sprinkler Industry 50+ Developers Most Interested in trade-ups “Built For Life” Program:  'Built For Life' Program Trade Ups Street width reduction Longer dead-end streets Tee turnarounds permitted Increased street grades and building setbacks Additional units permitted Expansion of existing water supply may not be needed Increased hydrant spacing Decreased death rates and property loss “Living with Sprinklers” Program:  'Living with Sprinklers' Program Information for people who live in sprinklered homes Video Hangtag Available free, focusing on NFPA 13D communities 2007 New Programs:  2007 New Programs New Public Educator Kit Scottsdale 20 Year Report New education program for K-5 grade Water purveyor education program (AWWA Member) Realtor Education Program Insurance Agent Education Program Slide14:  Homebuilder Education Program

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