The Colorado Fire Sprinkler Coalition is dedicated to promoting the installation of fire sprinklers in future generations of homes. The Coalition is a resource for information about home fire sprinklers and, through a cooperative effort with stakeholders, works to identify and overcome barriers to the acceptance of sprinklers as a critical component of home fire safety.
Contact: Coalition Chair Mike DellOrfano, Assistant Chief, Community Safety Services, South Metro Fire Rescue Authority, +1 720 989-2232.
Members of the Colorado Fire Sprinkler Coalition met at Fire Station 14 in Colorado Springs on May 14, 2014. The meeting was hosted by Coalition chair Mike Dell'Orfano (left). Coalition member Dee Withee (right), a fire protection engineer for the Colorado Springs Fire Department, provided a history of home fire sprinklers ordinances in her community. Currently, there are approximately 460 sprinklered residences in Colorado Springs.
National & Regional Organizations
Fire sprinkler requirements in Colorado
One- and Two-Family Dwellings & Townhouses
Boulder County (also requires sprinklers in additions/remodels over 4,800 square feet), Westminster, Golden, Federal Heights, Cherry Hills Village, Snowmass Village, Louisville, Superior
Morgan County, Greeley, Colorado Springs, Castle Pines, Grand County, Boulder, Winter Park, Granby, Fraser, Fort Collins (duplexes only)
Castle Pines (one-and two-family dwellings), Lone Tree
Greenwood Village (total building area in excess of 7,700 square feet), Aspen (5,000 square feet or greater)
Produced by the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC), this video gives a detailed overview of how home fire sprinkler systems utilize water supply. Watch the other videos in this series by visiting the HFSC site.
Watch this dramatic Marble Mountain fire demonstration produced by the Orange County Fire Authority.
The Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition (HFSC) is a leading resource for accurate, noncommercial information and materials about home fire sprinklers for consumers, the fire service, builders, and other professionals. HFSC offers free educational materials
about home fire sprinkler systems, how they work, why they provide affordable protection and answers to common myths and misconceptions about their operation.