Install home fire sprinkler systems with the updated 2016 NFPA 13D and protect lives.
More and more homeowners throughout the United States consider sprinklers to be the ultimate in fire protection. In fact, sprinklers are proven life-savers that reduce the risk of dying in a home fire by about 80% while significantly protecting against property loss.
The 2016 edition of NFPA 13D: Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes is your source of up-to-date criteria for every aspect of sprinkler design, water supplies, equipment, and placement.
Stay up-to-code to work confidently and improve your bottom line.
Installers and contractors need the revised 2016 NFPA 13D to complete jobs correctly, work with the latest technologies, and reduce risks while maximizing efficiency. Changes in this edition include:
- Added clarification on the re-use of sprinklers
- A new figure addressing the positioning of sprinklers to avoid obstruction where there are sloped ceilings
- A new sketch showing an insulation practice using tenting in an attic or concealed space
The 2016 NFPA 13D also includes the latest information about antifreeze use. Install home fire sprinkler systems with NFPA 13D and save lives! (Softbound, 58 pp., 2016)
Live-Action home fire sprinkler video demo.
This powerful home fire sprinkler system video illustrates how sprinklers save lives and reduce fire loss. Watch a room without fire sprinklers reach full flashover in less than 1 minute and 30 seconds, compared to a room with sprinkler protection, where the fire is quickly contained.