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The 2007 NFPA 13 - Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, Spanish Edition
provides the latest rules for all aspects of automatic sprinkler system design and installation. This Standard also covers the character and adequacy of water supplies and the selection of sprinklers, piping, and valves. This edition has been revised and several new changes have been incorporated into the updated material, detailed below. 413pp.
Updated hanging and bracing rules meet or exceed the seismic requirements of ASCE 7: Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures and building code requirements.
Eight new chapters address storage of specific commodities.
Extracts from 35 referenced documents bring users up-to-date on sprinkler system design and installation criteria from other NFPA codes and standards.
Rules for sprinklers in combination with draft stops around vertical openings have been revised to correlate with the 2006 NFPA 5000®and NFPA 101®.
Recently added installation requirements, such as those addressing "Sloped Combustible Spaces", are further clarified.
Installation rules for residential sprinklers incorporate new research into system effectiveness, specifically with regard to obstructions such as ceiling fans and kitchen cabinets. All recent findings are further explained in a helpful Annex.
NFPA 13 - Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2007 Spanish Edition