Canadian Firefighter Magazine

Developers see value in sprinklers

By Canadian Firefighter   

Features Blogs Editor’s blog

March 5, 2008

The push for residential sprinklers gained ground last week when a
Toronto developer announced that it is building Canada’s first fully sprinklered high rise condominium.

The sprinkler system for the College Park condo project costs about $2 million but wise developers in Toronto and in other Ontario communities have grasped the fact that buyers crave safety and are using the sprinkler systems as marketing tools. You can read the Toronto Star story here.


We’ve also had some interesting feedback from departments. Click here and here to view reader comments on sprinklers.
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