Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Residential Occupancies up to and Including Four Stories in Height
|Publication Date:||20 July 2011|
This standard shall cover the design and installation of automatic sprinkler systems for protection against fire hazards in residential occupancies up to and including four stories in height.
This standard assumes that the sprinkler system shall be designed to protect against a fire originating from a single ignition location.
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, life loss, and property damage.
Asprinkler system designed and installed in accordance with this standard shall be expected 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.
The layout, calculation, and installation of sprinkler systems installed in accordance with this standard shall only be performed by people knowledgeable and trained in such systems.