Install home fire sprinkler systems with NFPA 13D and save lives! In home fires, the risk of mortality decreases by about 80% when sprinklers are present and working. The 2010 NFPA 13D: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes presents updated rules for every aspect of sprinkler design, water supplies, equipment, and placement.
Major changes in this edition:
- To encourage widespread use of sprinkler systems, a new 8-step prescriptive pipe sizing method is presented as an alternative to the hydraulic calculation method
- NFPA 13D's scope has been expanded to include inspection, testing, and maintenance
- Text clarifies that townhouses can be protected by an NFPA 13D system
- A new annex provides maintenance and testing information needed by homeowners
Give people the fire protection they deserve with the 2010 Edition of NFPA 13D!