NFPA 13: Standard for the IInstallation of Sprinkler Systems.

National Fire Protection Association, 12/2009. 2010 Edition. Item #25483
ISBN: nfpa1310

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Where sprinklers are installed, the chances of dying in a fire are reduced by
one-half to two-thirds. The 2010 NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of
Sprinkler Systems
provides the latest rules for all aspects of automatic
sprinkler system design and installation. It also covers the character and
adequacy of water supplies and the selection of sprinklers, piping, and valves.

Broader coverage supports your work with innovative technology, methods, and

  • 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.

  • Chapter 11: Design Approaches clarifies design options.

  • 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

  • Rules for sprinklers in combination with draft stops around vertical
    openings have been revised to correlate with the 2006 NFPA 5000®and NFPA

  • 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.

Create the most effective fire protection system for any building with the
2010 NFPA 13

382 pages, paperback.  National Fire Protection Agency, (December 2009)


Price: $96.50