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NFPA 13D

2016 Edition, January 1, 2016

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Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes



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Product Details:

  • Revision: 2016 Edition, January 1, 2016
  • Published Date: January 2016
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • Page Count: 67
  • ANSI Approved: Yes
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This standard shall cover the design, installation, and maintenance of automatic sprinkler systems for protection against the fire hazards in one- and two-family dwellings and manufactured homes.

This standard shall not provide requirements for the design or installation of water mist fire protection systems, which are not considered fire sprinkler systems and are addressed by NFPA 750.

This standard shall be based on the concept that the sprinkler system is designed to protect against a fire originating from a single ignition location.

Purpose

The purpose of this standard shall be to provide a sprinkler system that aids in the detection and control of residential fires and thus provides improved protection against injury and life loss. 

A sprinkler system shall be designed and installed in accordance with this standard to prevent flashover (total involvement) in the room of fire origin, where sprinklered, and to improve the chance for occupants to escape or be evacuated.