|Builders and Developers Benefit!
Home buyers have never been as aware of security and safety as they
are now. New home builders must offer buyers a new level of value to
compete successfully. Fire sprinklers are an economic way to increase
the desirability of new homes and enhance the builder's reputation for
& FIRE PROTECTION EQUIPMENT
694 BEALE STREET
MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE 38103
-Street Width Reduction:
Traffic lanes may be narrowed, substantially reducing the amount of
pavement in every linear foot of street in the development.
-Longer Dead-end Streets:
Dead-end streets may be increased in length allowing additional building
lots to be accessed.
-Tee Turnarounds Permitted:
The permitted use of tee turnarounds in sprinklered developments can create at least one additional
lot per cul-de-sac.
-Increased Street Grades and Building Setbacks:
Steeper street grades and building locations further from paved fire vehicles access may be
-Additional Units Permitted:
Although the actual percentage may vary, increases up to 20 percent are not uncommon.
-Expansion of Existing Water Supply May Not Be Needed:
Required fire flows for fully sprinklered developments can be greatly reduced compared to
-Increased Hydrant Spacing:
Supply mains may be reduced and hydrant spacing can be increased.
-Decreased Death Rates and Property Loss:
Over time, communities with fully sprinklered developments should see a decrease in fire death rates
and property loss.