Implement new strategies in fire protection and loss prevention with the new NFPA 13 and its companion Handbook.
This powerful team delivers up-to-date knowledge about sprinkler innovations, trends, recent experience, and new provisions for compliance. From correctly classifying occupancies to system acceptance, you'll gain the advantage with the 2013 NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems and Automatic Sprinkler Systems Handbook Set.
The 2013 NFPA 13 has new sprinkler rules for storage, elevators, and more.
From system design through installation and acceptance testing, today's Standard is your source for up-to-date facts. The 2013 NFPA 13 includes a new chapter on alternative storage approaches using performance-based strategies, new provisions concerning nonmetallic piping to avoid material compatibility issues, new backflow preventer requirements, revised provisions for elevators, plus a critical update on antifreeze.
The Automatic Sprinkler Systems Handbook provides expertise and insights you won't find anywhere else!
No other sprinkler reference has it all! The Handbook features the complete text of the 2013 NFPA 13 and exclusive commentary that clarifies NFPA 13's intent and rationale. It offers a groundbreaking level of support, with full-color photos and new drawings, plus new FAQs from the AHJ's perspective. A new Supplement explains a hydraulic calculation of a system in step-by-step detail, and other new Supplements address storage and technical changes.
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