NASFM: "A Strong, United Voice for Fire Prevention"
Fast facts about fire
Home fire sprinklers
Model safety codes now require the use of home fire sprinklers in new one- and two-family homes. These requirements offer the highest level of safety to protect the people of your community. To learn how to advocate for fire sprinklers in your community’s new homes, visit NFPA’s Fire Sprinkler Initiative site.
News from NASFM
National Electrical Code (NEC) Reflects Changes to Solar System Safety
There are more than 1.3 million photovoltaic (PV) systems installed nationwide, with more installed every day. PV system safety and reliability is increasingly guided by robust codes and standards, including solar provisions in the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) National Electrical Code (NEC). Although solar is by no means new to the NEC, the 2017 version has updates and additions to support the growing solar economy.
Watch this interactive webinar with national expert Jim Rogers. Learn about new articles in the NEC, such as large scale photovoltaic electric supply stations and energy storage systems, as well as updates to existing provisions like rapid shutdown, and grounding of PV systems.
December 14, 2016 Press Release: NASFM Supports DSSF Video Stressing Importance of Securing Classrooms without Compromising Life Safety
NASFM Classroom Door Security and Locking Hardware
NASFM Foundation Issues Report on Addressing Lack of Fire Causes in NFIRS
NASFM Smoke Alarm Guidance