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  1. Adirondack Insurance Exchange (August 23, 2007). “Policy for NY” -  INSURANCE

    1A. Ahrens, Marty (Sept. 2007). Home Structure Fires. Quincy, MA: National Fire Protection Association. Accessed 12/8/08 at http://www.nfpa.org/assets/files/PDF/OS.Homes.pdf. STATISTICS

  2. Ahrens, Marty (Sept 2007). Trends and Patterns of U. S. Fire Losses. National Fire Protection Association. Accessed 11/3/08 from http://www.nfpa.org/assets/files//PDF/OS.firelosstrends.pdf (PDF file) - HISTORIC, STATISTICS
  3. Ahrens, Marty (April 2007). U.S. Experience With Smoke Alarms And Other Fire Detection/Alarm EquipmentFire Analysis and Research Division National Fire Protection Association. Accessed 11/3/08 from http://www.nfpa.org/assets/files/PDF/AlarmExSum.pdf - HISTORIC, STATISTICS
  4. Brown, Heyden (2005). Economic Analysis of Residential Fire Sprinkler Systems. Gaithersburg: U.S. Department of Commerce Technology Administration, National Institute of Standards and Technology.  Accessed on 11/5/08 from http://www.bfrl.nist.gov/oae/publications/nistirs/NISTIR_7277.pdf (PDF file) - COST, TECHNICAL ISSUES
  5. Butry, D. T.; Brown, M. H.; Fuller, S. K. (Oct 2007). Benefit-Cost Analysis of Residential Fire Sprinklers. U.S. Dept. of Commerce; National Institute of Standards and Technology. Accessed 11/08 from http://www.bfrl.nist.gov/oae/publications/nistirs/NISTIR_7451_Oct07.pdf (PDF file)  - COST, HOUSING IMPACT, TECHNICAL ISSUES
  6. Bukowski, Richard W. et al. (February 2008). Performance of Home Smoke Alarms: Analysis of the Response of Several Available Technologies in Residential Fire Settings. Washington, DC: US Dept of Commerce, Fire Research Division, Building and Fire Research Laboratory. Technical note 1455-1. Accessed 11/08 from http://smokealarm.nist.gov/ – STATISTICS, HISTORIC
  7. CHUBB (2007). Masterpiece® Insurance Guide to Discounts   -  INSURANCE

    7A. Cramer, Steven  and White , Robert  (2004). Fire Resistant Design in Housing – Status and Opportunities. National Science Foundation – Partnership for Advancing Technology in Housing.  Accessed 11/14/08 at www.pathnet.org/si.asp?id=1072  - TECHNICAL ISSUES

  8. Dewar, Buddy, (July 31, 2006). Fire Protection System Water Supply Issues – A White Paper. National Fire Sprinkler Association. Accessed on 11/5/08 from  http://www.floridafiresprinkler.com/files/Whitepaper-WaterSupplyIssues.pdf  – TECHNICAL ISSUE - PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY
  9. Dewar, Buddy (Feb 25, 2001). Residential Fire Sprinklers for Life Safety: An Economic and Insurance Perspective. National Fire Sprinkler Association. Accessed on 11/5/08 from  http://www.nfsa.org/info/residential/econsprinklers.pdf (PDF file) ; February 25, 2001 - COST, HISTORIC, INSURANCE, HOUSING IMPACT
  10. Eisenberg, Elliot, Ph.D. (2005). Fire Deaths in the United States: How Best to Keep Reducing Them. Magazine of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers, Winter 2005. Accessed 11/3/08 from http://www.fpemag.com/archives/article.asp?issue_id=26&i=110 - OTHER RESOURCES
  11. Eisenberg, Elliot F. (Nov 2002). House Fire Deaths.  Housing Economics, Nov 2002, pg 11-13. Accessed on 11/5/08 from  http://www.dos.ny.gov/code/pdf/House Fire Deaths.pdf (PDF file) - OTHER RESOURCES
  12. Fahy, Rita F.; LeBlanc, Paul R.; Molis, Joseph L.; (June 2007). What's Changed Over The Past 30 Years?.  Fire Analysis and Research Division, National Fire Protection Association; Accessed on 11/3/2008 from http://www.nfpa.org/assets/files/PDF/whatschanged.pdf  – STATISTICS, HISTORIC
  13. Federal Emergency Management Administration (June 2002). America at Risk: America Burning Recommissioned. FEMA, FA-223. Accessed 11/3/08 from http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/downloads/pdf/publications/fa-223-508.pdf   - HISTORIC
  14. Fleming, Russell, PE (Sept 2008). Headsup - A 33-Year Journey to Dwelling Sprinklers. NFPA Journal Sept 2008. Accessed 11/08 from www.nfpa.org/publicColumn.asp?categoryID=&itemID=40838&src=NFPAJournal – HISTORIC
  15. Fleming, Russell, PE (Nov/Dec 2002). What drives the cost of residential sprinklers?  NFPA Journal Nov/Dec 2008. Accessed 11/3/08 from  http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa3737/is_200211/ai_n9114936  -  COST, TECHNICAL ISSUES
  16. Firebureau.com (July 20, 2008). Insurance Services Office Considers Changes to Fire Suppression Rating Schedule. Accessed November 13, 2008 from  http://www.firebureau.com/?m=200807&paged=3 – INSURANCE
  17. Ford, Jim (1997). Saving Lives, Saving Money: Automatic Sprinklers: a 10 Year Study in Scottsdale, Arizona. Frankfort: Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition. Accessed on 11/10/08 from http://www.nfsa.org/info/sprinklers.PDF (PDF file) - CASE STUDIES, INSURANCE, TECHNICAL ISSUES
  18. Gentzel, Dennis (2007). Residential Fire Sprinkler Program in Maryland: Fire Sprinklers Save Lives. Pikesville, MD: Office of the Maryland State Fire Marshall. - CASE STUDIES, STATISTICS
  19. Hall, John R. Jr. (March, 2008). Home Structure Fires Involving Electrical Distribution or Lighting Equipment. NFPA, March, 2008. Accessed on 11/13/08 from  http://www.dos.ny.gov/code/pdf/Home Structure Fires.pdf (PDF file) - OTHER RESOURCES
  20. Hall, John R., Jr. (June, 2007). U.S. Experience with Sprinklers and other Automatic Fire Extinguishing Equipment. Quincy, MA: National Fire Protection Association. Accessed on 11/13/08 from http://www.nfpa.org/assets/files//PDF/OSsprinklers.pdf (PDF file) - HISTORIC

    20A. Hall, John R., Jr. (June, 2009). U.S. Experience with Sprinklers and other Automatic Fire Extinguishing Equipment. Quincy, MA: National Fire Protection Association. Accessed on 11/13/08 from http://www.nfpa.org/assets/files//PDF/OSsprinklers.pdf (PDF file) - HISTORIC

  21. Hart, Frederick, Nardini, Christine, Till, Robert; and Bisson, Daniel (1996). Backflow Protection and Residential Fire Sprinklers. Journal of American Water Works Association, October 1996, pg 60-69. USFA Grant EMW-93-G-4191 - TECHNICAL ISSUES
  22. Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (Winter 2002).  Building for Life. Frankfort, IL. Brochure. Access at http://www.dos.ny.gov/code/pdf/Building for Life.pdf (PDF file) - TECHNICAL ISSUES
  23. Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (Spring, 2007). Home Fire Sprinkler Public Education Kit. Frankfort, IL. Accessed 11/13/08 at http://www.homefiresprinkler.org/FS/FSPubEdDown.html - TECHNICAL ISSUES
  24. Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition.  Home Fire Sprinklers-the Smart Investment for Today’s Families. Frankfort, IL. – COST 
  25. Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (2006).  New National Survey Shows a Majority of Homeowners Believe that Fire Sprinklers Increase a Home’s Value. Frankfort, IL.  Press release. Accessed 11/13/08 at http://www.homefiresprinkler.org/releases/HarrisPoll.html - OTHER RESOURCES 
    1. Insurance Service Office website. Accessed 11/14/08 at http://www.iso.com/ - INSURANCE
  26. International Fire Chiefs Association (March 13, 2008). Position Statement: Fire Sprinklers in New Construction. Accessed 11/13/08 athttp://afscc.org/Papers/IAFCposition_FireSprinkler.pdf (PDF file) - OTHER RESOURCES
    1. Isman, Kenneth (Fall 2005). Cost/Benefit to Society for Having Sprinklers in One-and Two-Family Dwellings – A Pessimistic Analysis. Sprinkler Quarterly, Fall, 2005
  27. JB Engineering and Code Consulting, Julius Ballanco (2007); Design and Review of Residential Sprinklers. Powerpoint presentation handout. copyright 2007 - TECHNICAL ISSUES, LICENSURE
  28. JB Engineering and Code Consulting (2008).   “Engineering Report – Analysis of Residential Sprinkler Systems – Installed Cost for Affordable Homes”.  Report 08T072821.   – COST, TECHNICAL ISSUES
  29. JB Engineering and Code Consulting (2007). Residential Sizing Table spreadsheet. IRC Fire Sprinkler Coalition, Copyright 2007  - TECHNICAL ISSUES

    29A. Karter, Michael J., Jr. (August 2008). Fire Loss In The United States 2007.  Fire Analysis and Research Division, National Fire Protection Association. Accessed 11/13/08 from http://www.nfpa.org/assets/files/PDF/OS.fireloss.pdf - HISTORIC , STATISTICS

  30. Karter, Michael J., Jr (2007). US Fire Department Profile Through 2006. Quincy: NFPA. Accessed 11/17/08 from http://tkolb.net/FireReports/FireDeptProfileThrough2006.pdf - STATISTICS
  31. Kasmauskas, Dominick, CFPS (August 01, 2008). 13D prices NY. Unpublished. - COST
  32. Kasmauskas, Dominick, CFPS (August 01, 2008). Insurance Information From Customers of State Farm and Allstate Insurance. Unpublished. – INSURANCE
  33. Kelly, Kevin (2003). Fire Sprinklers Can Reduce Water Department Costs.  Sprinkler Quarterly, Issue No. 124, pg 27+, Fall, 2003.  – TECHNICAL ISSUES, COST
  34. Leavitt, Russ (2008). Residential Fire Sprinklers Market Growth and Labor Demand Analysis. Fire Smarts, LLC.Accessed at http://www.residentialfiresprinklers.com/Residential_Fire_Sprinklers_Market_Analysis.pdf - COST, LICENSURE
  35.  Maryland State Fire Marshall (2008).  2008 Residential Sprinkler Cost Analysis. Unpublished.COST
  36.  Milke, James A., Ph.D., P.E., Meeting Facilitator (May, 2003). National Residential Fire Sprinkler Initiative, United States Fire Administration, Summary of Meeting, April 9-10, 2003USFA.  Accessed 11/14/08 at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/downloads/txt/nrfsi-03report.txt –  STATISTICS
  37. National Association of Home Builders (2007). Fire Sprinkler Mandates: Why Home Builders Disagree. Video. Washington, DC. - COST, TECHNICAL ISSUES
  38. National Commission On Fire Prevention And Control (May 1973, updated 1989); “America Burning”; 1730 K. Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20006; http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/downloads/pdf/publications/fa-264.pdf  - STATISTICS, TECHNICAL ISSUES
  39. National Fire Sprinkler Asso. (2006). Water Purveyor’s Guide to Fire Sprinklers in Single Family Dwellings. copyright 2006. Accessed 11.14.08 at http://www.nfsa.org/info/Water_Purveyors_Guide.pdf  - TECHNICAL ISSUES
  40. Newport Partners (September 2008). Home Fire Sprinkler Cost Assessment. Quincy, MA: Fire Protection Research Foundation, NFPA. Accessed 11/14/08 at http://www.nfpa.org/assets/files//PDF/Research/FireSprinklerCostAssessment.pdf  - COST
  41. New York State Builders Association Research and Education Foundation, Inc. (October, 2007). Reducing Fatal fires in New York State’s New One- and Two-Family Homes: Is Mandating the Installation of Fire Sprinkler Systems the Best Course of Action? Accessed 11/14/08 at  http://www.dos.ny.gov/code/pdf/Reducing Fatal Fires in New York.pdf (PDF file)\ - COST, TECHNICAL ISSUES
  42. New York State Builders Asso. (September 2008). Sprinkler Estimates. Unpublished. - COST
  43. New York State Fire Incidence Reporting System (2008). 2006 Structure Fires by Occupancy Type.  NYS Dept. of State, Office of Fire Prevention & Control. Accessed 11/14/08 at http://www.dos.ny.gov/fire/pdfs/finy/06structure.pdf  - STATISTICS
  44. New York State Fire Incidence Reporting System (2008). Fire in New York 2006 Summary.  NYS Dept. of State, Office of Fire Prevention & Control. Accessed 11/14/08 at http://www.dos.ny.gov/fire/pdfs/finy/2006summary.pdf  - STATISTICS
  45. New York State Fire Incidence Reporting System (2007). 2005 Structure Fires by Occupancy Type. NYS Dept. of State, Office of Fire Prevention & Control. Accessed 11/14/08 at  http://www.dos.ny.gov/fire/pdfs/finy/05structure.pdf (PDF file) - STATISTICS
  46. New York State Fire Incidence Reporting System (2006). 2004 Structure Fires by Occupancy Type. Albany: NYS Dept. of State, Office of Fire Prevention & Control. Accessed 11/14/08 at  http://www.dos.ny.gov/fire/pdfs/finy/04structure.pdf (PDF file) - STATISTICS
  47. New York State Fire Incidence Reporting System (2006). 2003 Structure Fires by Occupancy Type. Albany: NYS Dept. of State, Office of Fire Prevention & Control. Accessed 11/14/08 at  http://www.dos.ny.gov/fire/pdfs/finy/03structure.pdf (PDF file) - STATISTICS
  48. New York State Fire Incidence Reporting System (2003). 2002 Structure Fires by Occupancy Type. Albany: New York State Department of State, Office of Fire Prevention & Control. Accessed 11/14/08 at  http://www.dos.ny.gov/fire/pdfs/finy/02structure.pdf (PDF file)  STATISTICS
  49. NFPA (2002). 13D Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes, 2002 Edition. Quincy, MA: NFPA - TECHNICAL ISSUES
  50. North Carolina Firemen’s Association (2002). Scottsdale Report – a Fifteen Year Study. Accessed 11/3/08 at  http://www.dos.ny.gov/code/pdf/Scottsdale Report 15-Year Study.pdf and http://www.dos.ny.gov/code/pdf/Scottsdale Fire Fatalities Overview.pdf – CASE STUDIES, TECHNICAL ISSUES
  51. Personal Coverage, Inc. (2008). Homeowners Insurance Sprinklers Discount Report. Unpublished. - INSURANCE
  52. Ray, Shane (August 2002). Development Of A System That Addresses The Impacts Of Growth And Ensures Quality Fire Protection Is Not Sacrificed As The Town Of Pleasant View Grows. Emmitsburg, MD:National Fire Academy, USFA. Accessed 11/14/08 at http://www.fireteamusa.com/Documents/Shane%20Ray%20EFO%20APR%202002.pdf  - TECHNICAL ISSUES
  53. Siarnicki, Ronald Jon (2001). Residential Sprinklers: One Community’s Experience Twelve Years after Mandatory Implementation: Executive Leadership. Prince Georges County. Accessed 11/14/08 at http://www.homefiresprinkler.org/images/PrinceGeorgeStudy.pdf (PDF file) - CASE STUDIES, COST
  54. Schunk, Richard (2008). Residential Fire Sprinklers: Problems with NFPA 13D. National Asso. Of Home Buildershttp://www.dos.ny.gov/code/pdf/Residential Fire Sprinklers: Problems with NFPA 13D.pdf (PDF file) – COST, TECHNICAL ISSUES
  55. United States Census Bureau (2007). Selected Housing Characteristics: 2006 American Community Survey –New York Data Profiles.  Accessed 11/14/08 at http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/ADPTable?-geo_id=05000US36061&-qr_name=ACS_2006_EST_G00_DP4&-ds_name=ACS_2006_EST_G00  - STATISTICS
  56. United States Fire Administration / FEMA (May, 1997). Fire Death Trends, An International Perspective.  – HISTORIC
  57. United States Fire Administration/National Fire Data Center (August, 2007). Fire in the United States 1995-2004” Fourteenth Edition.  Accessed 11/3/08 at  http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/downloads/pdf/publications/fa-311.pdf - HISTORIC, STATISTICS
  58. United States Fire Administration (June, 2008). Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 2007. Accessed 11/3/08 at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/downloads/pdf/publications/ff_fat07.pdf - STATISTICS
  59. United States Fire Administration (April, 2002). Firefighter Fatality Retrospective Study. Prepared by TriData Corporation for FEMA, publication FA 220. Accessed 11/3/08 at  http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/downloads/pdf/publications/fa-220.pdf   - STATISTICS
  60. United States Fire Administration (2008). Residential Fire Sprinklers. Emmitsburg; FEMA. Accessed 11/3/08 at https://www.usfa.dhs.gov/downloads/pdf/sprinkler_position_paper.pdf (PDF file) - OTHER RESOURCES
  61. United States Fire Administration (October, 2008). Residential Structure and Building Fires.  Accessed 11/3/08 at http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/downloads/pdf/publications/Residential_Structure_and_Building_Fires.pdf  - HISTORIC, STATISTICS, TECHNICAL ISSUES
  62. White, Thomas of New York Insurance Association (Sept 2008). Survey of Insurance Response to Sprinklers. Unpublished.  – INSURANCE
  63. White, Thomas @ Community Mutual (Sept 2008). Sprinkler Installation Insurance Credit. Unpublished.  - INSURANCE
  64. Xu, Lanlan (2007). Fire Sprinklers and Homeowner Insurance. Prepared for: NAHB. Accessed 11/5/08 at http://www.dos.ny.gov/code/pdf/Fire Sprinklers and Homeowner Insurance.pdf (PDF file) -        INSURANCE
 

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