WEIGHING RESIDENTIAL FIRE SPRINKLERS: MORE THAN A SIMPLE COST-BENEFIT EQUATION

Housing affordability is a major issue across Canada. When considering this problem’s impact on buyers and weighing potential solutions, there are many aspects that should be considered. Too often, the costs of installed residential sprinklers are the low-hanging fruit that gets cited as a deterrent to new-home buyers. When I hear the argument that the life-saving benefits of home fire …