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If you work with home fire sprinkler systems, you’ll benefit from the all-new Automatic Sprinkler Systems for Residential Occupancies Handbook.
Safeguard people and property in low-rise occupancies with sprinkler systems installed using 2013 NFPA 13R.
Provide people with the fire and life safety they deserve. Install sprinkler systems using the 2013 edition of NFPA 13R: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Occupancies.
Renamed and fully updated to reflect the latest knowledge, this edition:
- Includes a major change allowing a four-head calc that can eliminate conflicts in determining sprinkler coverage for sloped and beam ceilings
- Provides updated coverage on dry type sprinkler heads
- Includes new information on “shadow area” to help avoid ceiling fan blockage
- Clarifies the use of residential sprinklers outside of dwelling units
The 2013 NFPA 13R also includes an update on antifreeze use and other changes. Supporting Annex material reflects NFPA 13R’s new title and the document’s scope and intent. (Softbound, 42 pp., 2013)
The NFPA 13D and NFPA 13R - Automatic Sprinkler Systems for Residential Occupancies Handbook, 2013 Edition is the authority on home fire sprinklers and includes:
- The complete 2013 texts of NFPA 13D: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes and NFPA 13R: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Residential Occupancies up to and Including Four Stories in Height
- Valuable applications advice from sprinkler expert Ken Isman, P.E., of the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA)
- First-time commentary on NFPA 13R’s new chapters
- Detailed visuals that clarify requirements
- New annexes, including an update on the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition and the latest information about residential fire experience and sprinkler use in the United States