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Sprinkler for parking below a structure...

Sprinkler for parking below a structure...

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Hello Everyone.

I am new to the forum and looking forward to any knowledge I can gain being here.

I am currently working on a hotel that has three levels of parking of which all are partly below grade (the structure is on a hill). There are 9 floors above the top parking level. Am I required to have an individual dry pipe system for each level of parking or can all three levels come from one dry/deluge valve? The parking area is mechanically ventilated but not heated.

Thank you!

RE: Sprinkler for parking below a structure...

What year of the standard are you designing to? The newer versions require control valves, check valves, etc for each floor in a multi-story building. That may force your answer right there.

Also, putting 3 floors on a single dry pipe valve is going to equate to very large capacities. Can you get your 60 water delivery if you were to use a single system for the 3 floors?

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