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Residential Dry Pipe System meets needs of NFPA 13D applications.

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January 17, 2011 - With all UL-Listed components, RAPID RESPONSE® Residential Dry Pipe System provides homebuilders with integrated solution for NFPA 13D applications in areas subject to freezing. Products include SprinkFDT design software, residential and dry-type residential sprinklers, as well as BlazeMaster® CPVC pipe and fittings. Model RCP-1 Residential Control Panel contains pre-programmed controls, enclosed air compressor, and system performance gauges.

Tyco Fire Suppression & Building Products

451 N. Cannon Ave., Lansdale, PA, 19446, USA

Original Press Release

Tyco Fire Protection Products Introduces Innovative Rapid Response® Residential Dry Pipe System

Press release date: January 13, 2011

System Answers Freezing Concerns

LANSDALE, Pa. - Tyco Fire Protection Products (Tyco) announces the release of its RAPID RESPONSE® Residential Dry Pipe System. This system is specifically engineered to provide homebuilders with the only integrated solution for NFPA 13D applications in areas that are subject to freezing.

RAPID RESPONSE provides builders with several advantages, including efficient sourcing, lower system cost and UL approval. It is the only complete line of residential fire sprinkler system components in the industry, providing homebuilders with one point of contact to meet any design or installation demand. Specific to the new Residential Dry Pipe System, Tyco's patented SprinkFDT design software allows for water delivery times to be determined prior to field installations, ultimately lowering overall system costs.

The heart of the RAPID RESPONSE Residential Dry Pipe System is the Model RCP-1 Residential Control Panel, which contains pre-programmed controls, an enclosed air compressor and system performance gauges. UL listed, the control panel is pre-assembled for quick installation and easy system design.

The components of the system are all also UL-listed for use in this application. Innovative residential and dry-type residential sprinklers have undergone rigorous testing to meet UL1626 fire test criteria, including a 15-second delay for water delivery as required for use in dry pipe systems. Tyco BlazeMaster® pipe and fittings offer the only complete line of UL-rated CPVC products in the fire protection industry.

To learn more about how the RAPID RESPONSE Residential Dry Pipe System is a benefit in areas where freezing might be an issue, visit www.tyco-fire.com or call 1-800-558-5236.

About RAPID RESPONSE RAPID RESPONSE is a brand of Tyco Fire Protection Products representing the most complete residential fire sprinkler system on the market today. The RAPID RESPONSE Home Fire Sprinkler System consists of state-of-the-art fire sprinklers, CPVC pipe and fittings, and a full line of system components including riser assemblies, valves, water flow detectors, alarms and hangers. The RAPID RESPONSE Home Fire Sprinkler System is backed by an industry-leading, 10-year limited warranty. tyco-rapidresponse.com

About TYCO FIRE PROTECTION PRODUCTS Tyco Fire Protection Products is a strategically aligned business unit with globally recognized products sold under leading brands including ANSUL, GRINNELL, HYGOOD, NEURUPPIN, PYRO-CHEM, RAPID RESPONSE, SKUM, and TYCO FIRE PRODUCTS. Tyco Fire Protection Products produces fire protection and mechanical building construction solutions for commercial, industrial, institutional, governmental, and residential customers. Heavy emphasis is placed on research and development resulting in innovations and global approvals. Key products include manual firefighting equipment, detection/suppression systems, extinguishing agents, sprinkler systems, valves, piping products, and fittings. www.tycofsbp.com.

ABOUT TYCO Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC) is a diversified, global company that provides vital products and services to customers around the world. Tyco is a leading provider of security products and services, fire protection and detection products and services, valves and controls, and other industrial products. Tyco had 2010 revenue of $17 billion and has more than 100,000 employees worldwide. More information on Tyco can be found at www.tyco.com.

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