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Skylights in the design area

Skylights in the design area

Skylights in the design area

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I have a situation of sprinkler is a small skylight. I need to install it so no question about that.

However, as this lies inside my application area, it seems I cannot find a reference in NFPA 13 on how to deal with it. Do I need to include it or not?

My understanding is not, since it only sits just higher from a fully covered area and therefore it doesn't seem to make sense to provide double the amount of water at that spot.

Do I miss something in the standard? Any thoughts appreciated.

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