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    FIXED FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS - RESIDENTIAL AND DOMESTIC WATERMIST SYSTEMS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2015

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Preliminary work and consultation
    5 System actuation
    6 Design
    7 Installation, commissioning
      and documentation
    8 Maintenance
    Annexes
    Annex A (informative) - Elements of a typical
            watermist fire suppression system
    Annex B (informative) - Watermist performance,
            reliability and resilience for systems
            installed in the homes of vulnerable people
    Annex C (normative) - Room fire tests for
            watermist systems with automatic
            nozzles
    Annex D (normative) - Hydraulic calculations
    Annex E (informative) - Example of system data label
    Bibliography

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    Describes recommendations for the design, installation, water supplies, commissioning, maintenance and testing of watermist systems with automatic nozzles installed in residential and domestic occupancies up to a maximum ceiling height of 5.5 m.

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    Committee FSH/18/5
    Development Note Supersedes BS DD8458-1(2010) & 14/30295812 DC. (12/2015)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Current
    Supersedes

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 8489-1:2016 FIXED FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS - INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL WATERMIST SYSTEMS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION

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    NFPA 750 : 2015 WATER MIST FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS
    BS EN ISO 9001:2015 Quality management systems. Requirements
    BS EN 1717 : 2001 PROTECTION AGAINST POLLUTION OF POTABLE WATER IN WATER INSTALLATIONS AND GENERAL REQUIREMENTS OF DEVICES TO PREVENT POLLUTION BY BACKFLOW
    BS EN 1365-1:2012 FIRE RESISTANCE TESTS FOR LOADBEARING ELEMENTS - PART 1: WALLS
    BS EN 1364-1:2015 FIRE RESISTANCE TESTS FOR NON-LOADBEARING ELEMENTS - PART 1: WALLS
    BS 7671(2008) : 2008 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS
    BS EN 13381-1:2014 TEST METHODS FOR DETERMINING THE CONTRIBUTION TO THE FIRE RESISTANCE OF STRUCTURAL MEMBERS - PART 1: HORIZONTAL PROTECTIVE MEMBRANES
    BS EN 1365-2:2014 FIRE RESISTANCE TESTS FOR LOADBEARING ELEMENTS - PART 2: FLOORS AND ROOFS
    BS EN 12845:2015 Fixed firefighting systems. Automatic sprinkler systems. Design, installation and maintenance
    UL 346 : 5 WATERFLOW INDICATORS FOR FIRE PROTECTIVE SIGNALING SYSTEMS
    BS DD8489-1(2011) : 2011 FIXED FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS - INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL WATERMIST SYSTEMS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN AND INSTALLATION
    BS EN 1363-1:2012 FIRE RESISTANCE TESTS - PART 1: GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
    BS EN 1366-3:2009 Fire resistance tests for service installations Penetration seals
    1997/23/EC : 1997 DIRECTIVE 97/23/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL OF 29 MAY 1997 ON THE APPROXIMATION OF THE LAWS OF THE MEMBER STATES CONCERNING PRESSURE EQUIPMENT
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