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    SPRINKLER SYSTEMS FOR RESIDENTIAL AND DOMESTIC OCCUPANCIES - CODE OF PRACTICE

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  31-01-2005

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-2000

    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
    Annexes
    A (informative) Building regulations
    B (normative) Hydraulic calculation
    C (normative) Pipework support
    Bibliography
    Figures
    1 - Schematic of a typical system
    2 - Typical sprinkler connection, installation control
        and monitoring details
    Tables
    1 - Pipes and pipe fittings
    B.1 - Pressure loss in 1m of copper pipe for a water flow
          rate of 60 l/min
    B.2 - Pressure loss in 1m of CPVC pipe for a water flow of
          60 l/min
    B.3 - Pressure loss in 1m of steel pipe for a water flow
          rate of 60 l/min
    B.4 - Values of C for steel, copper and CPVC
    B.5 - The equivalent length of copper pipe for the pressure
          loss due to the bend for a water flow rate of 60 l/min
    B.6 - Copper: equivalent lengths of pipe in fittings (in
          metres of pipe)
    B.7 - Steel: equivalent lengths of pipe for fittings (in
          metres of pipe)
    B.8 - CPVC:equivalent lengths of pipe for fittings (in
          metres of pipe)
    C.1 - Maximum spacing of fixings for copper and stainless
          steel pipework
    C.2 - Maximum spacing of fixings for steel pipework
    C.3 - Maximum spacing of fixings for CPVC pipework

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    Provides recommendations for design, installation, components, water supplies, commissioning, maintenance and testing for fire sprinkler systems for life safety purposes, with extra benefits for the protection of property in domestic and residential properties.

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    Comment Closes On
    Committee FSH/18/2
    Development Note Supersedes 97/544042 DC (08/2002)
    Document Type Draft
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

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

    BS DD252(2002) : 2002 COMPONENTS FOR RESIDENTIAL SPRINKLER SYSTEMS - SPECIFICATION AND TEST METHODS FOR RESIDENTIAL SPRINKLERS

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS EN ISO 9000-1 : 1994 QUALITY MANAGEMENT AND QUALITY ASSURANCE STANDARDS - PART 1: GUIDELINES FOR SELECTION AND USE
    BS EN 12259-1:1999 Fixed firefighting systems. Components for sprinkler and water spray systems Sprinklers
    BS 5839-6:1995 FIRE DETECTION AND ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF FIRE DETECTION AND ALARM SYSTEMS IN DWELLINGS
    NFPA 13R : 2016 INSTALLATION OF SPRINKLER SYSTEMS IN LOW-RISE RESIDENTIAL OCCUPANCIES
    BS 3505(1986) : 1986 SPECIFICATION FOR UNPLASTICIZED POLYVINYL CHLORIDE (PVC-U) PRESSURE PIPES FOR COLD POTABLE WATER
    BS EN 1057 : 2006 COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS - SEAMLESS, ROUND COPPER TUBES FOR WATER AND GAS IN SANITARY AND HEATING APPLICATIONS
    BS 1706:1990 METHOD FOR SPECIFYING ELECTROPLATED COATINGS OF ZINC AND CADMIUM ON IRON AND STEEL
    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
    UL 199 : 2011 AUTOMATIC SPRINKLERS FOR FIRE-PROTECTION SERVICE
    BS EN 1254-2:1998 COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS - PLUMBING FITTINGS - FITTINGS WITH COMPRESSION ENDS FOR USE WITH COPPER TUBES
    UL 1626 : 4 RESIDENTIAL SPRINKLERS FOR FIRE-PROTECTION SERVICE
    BS 6572(1985) : 1985 SPECIFICATION FOR BLUE POLYETHYLENE PIPES UP TO NOMINAL SIZE 63 FOR BELOW GROUND USE FOR POTABLE WATER
    ISO 65:1981 Carbon steel tubes suitable for screwing in accordance with ISO 7-1
    BS EN 1254-3:1998 COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS - PLUMBING FITTINGS - FITTING WITH COMPRESSION ENDS FOR USE WITH PLASTICS PIPES
    BS 1740-1(1971) : 1971 SPECIFICATION FOR WROUGHT STEEL PIPE FITTINGS (SCREWED BS 21R - SERIES THREAD) - METRIC UNITS
    NFPA 13 : 2016 INSTALLATION OF SPRINKLER SYSTEMS
    BS 7291-4:1990 THERMOPLASTICS PIPES AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS FOR HOT AND COLD WATER FOR DOMESTIC PURPOSES AND HEATING INSTALLATIONS IN BUILDINGS - SPECIFICATION FOR CHLORINATED POLYVINYL CHLORIDE (PVC-C) PIPES AND ASSOCIATED FITTINGS AND SOLVENT CEMENT
    BS 1387(1985) : 1985 SPECIFICATION FOR SCREWED AND SOCKETED STEEL TUBES AND TUBULARS AND FOR PLAIN END STEEL TUBES SUITABLE FOR WELDING OR FOR SCREWING TO BS 21 PIPE THREADS
    BS 3506(1969) : 1969 SPECIFICATION FOR UNPLASTICIZED PVC PIPE FOR INDUSTRIAL USES
    NFPA 13D : 2016 INSTALLATION OF SPRINKLER SYSTEMS IN ONE- AND TWO-FAMILY DWELLINGS AND MANUFACTURED HOMES
    BS EN 1254-1:1998 COPPER AND COPPER ALLOYS - PLUMBING FITTINGS - FITTINGS WITH ENDS FOR CAPILLARY SOLDERING OR CAPILLARY BRAZING TO COPPER TUBES
    BS DD252(2002) : 2002 COMPONENTS FOR RESIDENTIAL SPRINKLER SYSTEMS - SPECIFICATION AND TEST METHODS FOR RESIDENTIAL SPRINKLERS
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