NFPA 13R® 2016: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems In Low-Rise Residential Occupancies, 2016 Edition
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. 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.
Provide people with the high level of fire and life safety they deserve. Install sprinkler systems using the 2016 edition of NFPA 13R®: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies. This Standard includes comprehensive requirements governing system installation, including water supply and system acceptance.
Keep your knowledge up-to-code with the revised 2016 edition.
Installers and contractors need the revised 2016 NFPA 13R® to complete jobs correctly, work with the latest technologies, and reduce risks while maximizing efficiency. Changes in this edition include:
The 2016 NFPA 13R® also includes the latest information about antifreeze use.