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NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems 2019 Edition

Product Code/ISBN: NFPA 13-19

The brand-new 2019 version of the NFPA 13 Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems brings a huge update that reorganizes the code from the ground up. The flow has improved and the information is easier to locate and study. This is the perfect guide for engineers, contractors, installers, and designers. Don’t miss out on how to create a smarter and more effective fire sprinkler system!

Table of Contents

  1. Administration
  2. Referenced Publications
  3. Definitions
  4. General Requirements
  5. Water Supplies
  6. Installation Underground Piping
  7. Requirements for System components and Hardware
  8. System Types and Requirements
  9. Sprinkler Location Requirements
  10. Installation Requirements for Standard Pendent, Upright, and Sidewall Spray Sprinklers
  11. Installation Requirements for Extended Coverage Upright, Pendent, Sidewall Spray Sprinkler
  12. Installation Requirements for Residential Sprinklers
  13. Installation Requirements for CMSA Sprinklers
  14. Installation Requirements for Early Suppression Fast-Response Sprinklers
  15. Installation Requirements for Special Sprinklers
  16. Installation of Piping, Valves, and Appurtenances
  17. Installation Requirements for hanging and Support of Systems Piping
  18. Installation Requirements for Seismic Protection
  19. Design Approaches
  20. General Requirements for Storage
  21. Protection of High Piled Storage using Control Mode Density Area (CMDA) Sprinklers
  22. CSMA Requirements for Storage Applications
  23. ESFR Requirements for Storage Applications
  24. Alternative Sprinkler System Designs for Chapters 20 Through 25
  25. Protection of Rack Storage Using In-Rack Sprinklers
  26. Special Occupancy Requirements
  27. Plans and Calculations
  28. Systems Acceptance
  29. Existing System Modifications
  30. Marine Systems
  31. System Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance

Annex A Explanation Material

Annex B Miscellaneous Topics

Annex C Explanation of Test Data and Procedures for Rack Storage

Annex D Sprinkler System Information from the 2018 Edition of the Life Safety Code

Annex E Development of the Design Approach to Conform with ASCE/SEI 7 and Suggested Conversion Factor Adjustments for Locations Outside the United States

Annex F Informational References