They can be expensive, require regular maintenance & inspections, and installing them can be disruptive. Yet they can save lives and property.
A series of recent high-rise fires has reignited the debate about requiring sprinkler system retrofits and installations in older buildings. Boards in these communities are learning they’ll have to fight fire with funds-LOTS of funds.
PUTTING SPRINKLER SYSTEMS in older high-rise buildings may sound like a no-brainer—particularly given recent fires like those in high-rises in West London and Honolulu—but winning support from owners can be tricky. Read more …
By Dana Wilkie, for Common Ground, A publication of the Community Associations Institute 2018©