13DRHK13: Automatic Sprinkler Systems for Residential Occupancies Handbook, 2013 Edition
Install home fire sprinkler systems with the 2013 NFPA 13D and save lives!
Sprinklers are proven life-savers that reduce the risk of dying in a home fire by about 80% and significantly protect against property loss. The 2013 edition of NFPA 13D: Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes helps you do jobs correctly, so you can reduce risks while maximizing efficiency. Work with the latest rules for every aspect of sprinkler design, water supplies, equipment, and placement.
Revisions keep you informed and improve your bottom line.
- A major change allows a four-head calc that can eliminate conflicts in determining sprinkler coverage for sloped and beam ceilings.
- New provisions allow the use of backflow preventer for shutoff.
- New information on "shadow area" helps you avoid ceiling fan blockage.
The 2013 NFPA 13D also includes an update on antifreeze use and other changes. Install home fire sprinkler systems with NFPA 13D and save lives! (Softbound, 55 pp., 2013)