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  • BS 9251:2005

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    SPRINKLER SYSTEMS FOR RESIDENTIAL AND DOMESTIC OCCUPANCIES - CODE OF PRACTICE

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  31-10-2014

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2005

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Committees responsible
    Foreword
    Introduction
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Consultation
    5 Design
    6 Installation, commissioning and documentation
    7 Maintenance
    Annex A (normative) Hydraulic calculation
    Annex B (normative) Pipework support
    Bibliography

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    Gives recommendations for the design, installation, components, water supplies and backflow protection, commissioning, maintenance and testing of fire sprinkler systems installed for life safety purposes with additional benefits for property protection in residential and domestic occupancies.

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    Committee FSH/18/2
    Development Note Supersedes BS DD251(2000). (02/2005)
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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

    BS 5306-0(2011) : 2011 FIRE PROTECTION INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 0: GUIDE FOR SELECTION OF INSTALLED SYSTEMS AND OTHER FIRE EQUIPMENT
    BS 9252(2011) : 2011 COMPONENTS FOR RESIDENTIAL SPRINKLER SYSTEMS - SPECIFICATION AND TEST METHODS FOR RESIDENTIAL SPRINKLERS
    BS 9999(2008) : 2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF BUILDINGS
    BS 9991:2011 FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    11/30203947 DC : 0 BS 9991 - FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    09/30182748 DC : 0 BS 5306-0 - FIRE PROTECTION INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 0: GUIDE FOR THE SELECTION OF INSTALLED SYSTEMS AND OTHER FIRE EQUIPMENT
    BS 7273-3(2008) : 2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE OPERATION OF FIRE PROTECTION MEASURES - PART 3: ELECTRICAL ACTUATION OF PRE-ACTION WATER MIST AND SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
    BS 5306-0:2011 FIRE PROTECTION INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - PART 0: GUIDE FOR SELECTION OF INSTALLED SYSTEMS AND OTHER FIRE EQUIPMENT
    BS 9999:2008 CODE OF PRACTICE FOR FIRE SAFETY IN THE DESIGN, MANAGEMENT AND USE OF BUILDINGS

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    BS EN ISO 9001:2015 Quality management systems. Requirements
    BS EN 12259-1:1999 Fixed firefighting systems. Components for sprinkler and water spray systems Sprinklers
    NFPA 13R : 2016 INSTALLATION OF SPRINKLER SYSTEMS IN LOW-RISE RESIDENTIAL OCCUPANCIES
    BS EN 1057 : 2006 COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS - SEAMLESS, ROUND COPPER TUBES FOR WATER AND GAS IN SANITARY AND HEATING APPLICATIONS
    BS 21(1985) : 1985 SPECIFICATION FOR PIPE THREADS FOR TUBES AND FITTINGS WHERE PRESSURE-TIGHT JOINTS ARE MADE ON THE THREADS (METRIC DIMENSIONS)
    BS 1710(1984) : 1984 SPECIFICATION FOR IDENTIFICATION OF PIPELINES AND SERVICES
    BS EN 29453 : 1994 SOFT SOLDER ALLOYS - CHEMICAL COMPOSITIONS AND FORMS
    BS 864-2(1983) : 1983 CAPILLARY AND COMPRESSION TUBE FITTINGS OF COPPER AND COPPER ALLOY - PART 2: SPECIFICATION FOR CAPILLARY AND COMPRESSION FITTINGS FOR COPPER TUBES
    BS 6700(1997) : 1997 SPECIFICATION FOR DESIGN, INSTALLATION, TESTING AND MAINTENANCE OF SERVICES SUPPLYING WATER FOR DOMESTIC USE WITHIN BUILDINGS AND THEIR CARTILAGES
    ISO 7-1:1994 Pipe threads where pressure-tight joints are made on the threads Part 1: Dimensions, tolerances and designation
    BS 5839-6(2004) : 2004 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 6: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS IN DWELLINGS
    UL 199 : 2011 AUTOMATIC SPRINKLERS FOR FIRE-PROTECTION SERVICE
    UL 1626 : 4 RESIDENTIAL SPRINKLERS FOR FIRE-PROTECTION SERVICE
    BS EN 12845:2015 (published 2016-02) Fixed firefighting systems. Automatic sprinkler systems. Design, installation and maintenance
    ISO 65:1981 Carbon steel tubes suitable for screwing in accordance with ISO 7-1
    NFPA 13 : 2016 INSTALLATION OF SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
    BS 5306-2(1990) : 1990 FIRE EXTINGUISHING INSTALLATIONS AND EQUIPMENT ON PREMISES - SPECIFICATION FOR SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
    ISO 9453:2014 Soft solder alloys Chemical compositions and forms
    NFPA 13D : 2016 INSTALLATION OF SPRINKLER SYSTEMS IN ONE- AND TWO-FAMILY DWELLINGS AND MANUFACTURED HOMES
    BS DD252(2002) : 2002 COMPONENTS FOR RESIDENTIAL SPRINKLER SYSTEMS - SPECIFICATION AND TEST METHODS FOR RESIDENTIAL SPRINKLERS
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