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Green Fire Sprinklers?

NFPA Journal features new research on dramatic water savings in sprinklered homes during a fire One of the best defenses against anti-sprinkler legislation is sound research that can be used to convince lawmakers, whether through public outreach or legislative testimony, … Continue reading

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Fire Chief calls for help

Fire chief calls for residential sprinklers after fire destroys  home According to a report on BurlingtonFreePress.com, the chief of the Colchester Center (VT) Fire Company is re-issuing his call for local lawmakers to require automatic sprinkler systems in new homes. This comes … Continue reading

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Calgary Chief backs code change

KATIE TURNER // METRO CALGARY Published: December 09, 2010 5:32 a.m. Last modified: December 09, 2010 12:33 a.m.   Email   more Be the first to comment Print article Text size                  // // Calgary’s fire chief was given the go-ahead … Continue reading

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Myth #3: sprinklers are too expensive

In an attempt to understand the true local (Alberta) cost of adding a sprinkler system to a new home I have broken down some figures from the past 2 1/2 years.  These are Gold Seal Homes’ figures and are reflective of … Continue reading

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    Come down to the Memorial Arena tomorrow evening and see what Carstairs has to offer. Host:Community Services Time:  May 10, 4:30-8 p.m. 8 p.m. Description: 8th Annual.  Enjoy a Toonie supper! Let the kids play on the climbing wall, Jump4Fun bumper balls and lots of give-aways. We would love to include you by having you […]
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    No one knows for sure when disaster will strike, but we can all be prepared. Create your own 72-hour emergency kit, and you will have the necessary items to help you and your family until emergency responders can reach you. Below are items you may want to include in your kit. Food and water (3-day […]
  • Six tips for a clean house this spring
    Now that it’s spring, it’s time to clear out all the excess junk and material you accumulated over the winter in an annual spring cleaning. There are many benefits to keeping a clean home: properly stored items are easier to access when you want to use them, saving you time in the long run; a […]
  • Carstairs Golf Course Swings into Action!
    The Carstairs Golf Course is now open. Call the Pro Shop today for a tee time, they are offering discounted spring rates but the course wintered very well. Carstairs Golf Club is a Member-owned Semi-Private Golf Club with a maximum of 500 Shareholders.  This beautifully maintained course is bounded on two sides by an architecturally controlled […]