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  • BS EN 12845:2015 (published 2016-02)

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    Fixed firefighting systems. Automatic sprinkler systems. Design, installation and maintenance

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  04-03-2020

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  29-02-2016

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Contract planning and documentation
    5 Extent of sprinkler protection
    6 Classification of occupancies and fire hazards
    7 Hydraulic design criteria
    8 Water supplies
    9 Type of water supply
    10 Pumps
    11 Installation type and size
    12 Spacing and location of sprinklers
    13 Pipe sizing and layout
    14 Sprinkler design characteristics and uses
    15 Valves
    16 Alarms and alarm devices
    17 Pipework
    18 Signs, notices, and information
    19 Commissioning
    20 Maintenance
    21 Third party inspection
    Annex A (normative) - Classification of typical hazards
    Annex B (normative) - Methodology for categorizing
            stored goods
    Annex C (normative) - Alphabetical listing of stored
            products and categories
    Annex D (normative) - Zoning of sprinkler installations
    Annex E (normative) - Special requirements for
            high rise systems
    Annex F (normative) - Additional measures to improve
            system reliability and availability
    Annex G (normative) - Protection of special hazards
    Annex H (normative) - Sprinkler systems monitoring
    Annex I (normative) - Transmission of alarms
    Annex J (informative) - Precautions and procedures
            when a system is not fully operational
    Annex K (informative) - Twenty-five year inspection
    Annex L (informative) - Special technology
    Annex M (informative) - Independent certification body
    Annex N (normative) - Control Mode Specific Application
            Sprinklers: CMSA
    Annex O (informative) - Example of P&ID
    Annex P (normative) - ESFR sprinkler protection
    Bibliography
    National Annex NA (informative) - Guidance and material
                      related to UK practice

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    Describes requirements and gives recommendations for the design, installation and maintenance of fixed fire sprinkler systems in buildings and industrial plant, and particular requirements for sprinkler systems, which are integral to measures for the protection of life.

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    Committee FSH/18/2
    Development Note Supersedes 97/541589 DC. (10/2004) Supersedes BS 5306-2(1990). (02/2015) 2004 + A2 2009 Edition along with it's corrigendum remains active. (11/2015)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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    BS DD8489-1(2011) : 2011 FIXED FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS - INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL WATERMIST SYSTEMS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION
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    BS PD6686(2006) : 2006 GUIDANCE ON DIRECTIVES, REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS RELATED TO PREVENTION OF FIRE AND EXPLOSION IN THE PROCESS INDUSTRIES
    11/30189447 DC : 0 BS 6266 - FIRE PROTECTION FOR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT INSTALLATIONS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 9991:2011 FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    12/30258579 DC : 0 BS 5908-1 - FIRE AND EXPLOSION PRECAUTIONS AT PREMISES HANDLING FLAMMABLE GASES, LIQUIDS AND DUSTS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR PRECAUTIONS AGAINST FIRE AND EXPLOSION IN CHEMICAL PLANTS, CHEMICAL STORAGE AND SIMILAR PREMISES
    BS 9991(2015) : 2015 FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 5588-5(2004) : 2004 FIRE PRECAUTIONS IN THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND USE OF BUILDINGS - PART 5: ACCESS AND FACILITIES FOR FIRE-FIGHTING
    15/30301829 DC : 0 BS 9991 - FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    12/30258581 DC : 0 BS 5908-2 - FIRE AND EXPLOSION PRECAUTIONS AT PREMISES HANDLING FLAMMABLE GASES, LIQUIDS AND DUSTS - PART 2: GUIDE TO APPLICABLE STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS
    BS PD5454(2012) : 2012 GUIDE FOR THE STORAGE AND EXHIBITION OF ARCHIVAL MATERIALS
    BS 5839-1:2017 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE OF SYSTEMS IN NON-DOMESTIC PREMISES
    BS 9999(2008) : 2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF BUILDINGS
    BS 9999:2017 FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS 5908-2(2012) : 2012 FIRE AND EXPLOSION PRECAUTIONS AT PREMISES HANDLING FLAMMABLE GASES, LIQUIDS AND DUSTS - PART 2: GUIDE TO APPLICABLE STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS
    11/30203947 DC : 0 BS 9991 - FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS PD ISO/TR 19814 : 2017 INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTATION - COLLECTIONS MANAGEMENT FOR ARCHIVES AND LIBRARIES
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    ISO/TR 19814:2017 Information and documentation Collections management for archives and libraries
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