Fire Fighting in Canada

Features Blogs Editor's Blog
Developers see value in sprinklers

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.

March 5, 2008 
By Carey Fredericks

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.
Tell us what you think.


Print this page


Stories continue below