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2022 NFPA 13R, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies

Product Code/ISBN: NFPA 13R-22
$103.95

Help ensure the safe installation of sprinkler systems using the updated requirements in NFPA 13R, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies.

Installers and contractors need the latest edition of NFPA 13R, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies, to complete jobs correctly, work with the latest technologies, and reduce risks while maximizing efficiency. The updated edition of this standard includes comprehensive requirements governing system installation, including the water supply and system acceptance.

In 1989, the first edition of this standard was published and was a landmark for the creation of sprinkler installation design standards. NFPA 13R was created to provide people residing in low-rise multifamily dwellings with a high degree of life safety and property security.

By staying up to date with the latest requirements in this standard, installers and contractors can help ensure the safe and correct installation of sprinkler systems for people living in low-rise residential occupancies.

Updated requirements in the 2022 edition of NFPA 13R, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies, include the following:

  • A revised method for determining when system components are subject to freezing and need protection was added; it now requires the use of current temperature data.
  • Criteria for the protection of pipes and tubes from mechanical damage was added to Chapter 5.
  • Ceiling pocket protection criteria for quick-response sprinklers was added to Chapter 6.
  • Obstruction tables were modified for ease of use.
  • A new section on system operational tests and main drain valves was added to Chapter 10 for system acceptance.
  • The Contractor's Material and Test Certificate for Aboveground Piping was relocated to Annex A.
  • The fire data tables in Annex A were updated with the most current information.
  • Reduce the risk of fire hazards and stay informed on the latest requirements for sprinkler systems in low-rise occupancies.
  • Help ensure the safe installation of sprinkler systems using the updated requirements in NFPA 13R, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies.

Installers and contractors need the latest edition of NFPA 13R, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies, to complete jobs correctly, work with the latest technologies, and reduce risks while maximizing efficiency. The updated edition of this standard includes comprehensive requirements governing system installation, including the water supply and system acceptance.

In 1989, the first edition of this standard was published and was a landmark for the creation of sprinkler installation design standards. NFPA 13R was created to provide people residing in low-rise multifamily dwellings with a high degree of life safety and property security.