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NFPA 13R, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies

NFPA 13R, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies

Details the requirements and standards for low-rise occupancy sprinkler systems

Price: $64.95
Product Code: NFPA 13R-19
Year: 2019
Binding: Softcover
Publisher: NFPA


NFPA 13R: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies, 2019 Edition details the requirements and standards for low-rise occupancy sprinkler systems. Some of the newest requirement address items such as waste and linen systems, obstructions in the hallways and beam rules for sprinklers installed under specific beams.

Table of Contents

  1. Administration
    1. Scope
    2. Purpose
    3. Retroactivity
    4. Equivalency
    5. Units
    6. New Technology
  2. Referenced Publications
    1. General
    2. NFPA Publications
    3. Other Publications
    4. References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections
  3. Definitions
    1. General
    2. NFPA Official Definitions
    3. General Definitions
  4. General Requirements
    1. Sprinklered Throughout
    2. Basic Requirements
    3. Tube
    4. Listed or Labeled
    5. System Arrangement
  5. System Components
    1. General
    2. Aboveground Piping and Equipment
    3. Underground Pipe
    4. System Types
  6. Installation
    1. System Protection Area Limitations
    2. Use of Sprinklers
    3. Quick-Response Sprinklers
    4. Residential Sprinklers
    5. Location of Sprinklers
    6. Piping
    7. Valves
    8. Drains
    9. Test Connection
    10. Fire Department Connection
    11. Pressure Gauges
    12. Piping Support
    13. Open-Grid Ceilings
    14. Drop-Out Ceilings
    15. Alarms
  7. Design Criteria
    1. Design Criteria – Inside Dwelling Unit
    2. Design Criteria – Outside Dwelling Unit
    3. Design Criteria – Garages
    4. Attics
    5. Combustible Concealed Spaces
  8. Plans and Calculations
    1. Working Plans
    2. Hydraulic Calculations
  9. Water Supplies
    1. Automatic Number of Supplies
    2. Minimum Capacity
    3. Domestic Demand
    4. Connection from Waterworks System
    5. Types
    6. Connections to Waterworks System
    7. Fire Pump
    8. Penstocks, Flumes, Rivers, Lakes, or Reservoirs
    9. Non-Fire Protection Connections
  10. System Acceptance
    1. Approval of Sprinkler Systems
    2. Acceptance Tests
  11. Care and Maintenance
    1. Stock of Space Sprinklers
    2. Owner’s Responsibility
    3. Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance
    4. Instruction

Annex A Explanatory Material

Annex B Informational References