Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies
What is NFPA 13R?
NFPA 13R is a residential sprinkler design standard focused on low-rise residential occupancies. The Standard's intent is to provide a sprinkler system that aids in the control of residential fires and provides improved protection against injury and life loss in multi-family dwellings.
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What does NFPA 13R address?
Requirements concern automatic sprinkler system design, installation, and maintenance including component listing, hydrostatic tests, sprinkler temperature ratings, design documentation, aboveground pipe and equipment, underground pipe, pre-engineered systems, water supply sources, multipurpose piping systems, and hydraulic calculations.