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NFPA USE OF QUICK RESPONSE

NFPA USE OF QUICK RESPONSE

NFPA USE OF QUICK RESPONSE

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HI EXPERTS,
May I know if the use quick response sprinklers are required for the residential areas like condominiums?

Or standard sprinklers can also be used on the dwelling units.

Thank you

RE: NFPA USE OF QUICK RESPONSE

residential areas need fast response residential sprinklers. in the past standard spray sprinklers were allowed in order to get existing buildings retrofit with fire sprinklers.

RE: NFPA USE OF QUICK RESPONSE

It depends on the standard the project is using to design. If 13R, must use residential in the dwelling unit. You can have up to 4 QR sprinklers in the dwelling unit. If NFPA 13, you can do QR sprinklers in lieu of residential sprinklers. You will likely end up with larger pipe sizing.

Travis Mack, SET, CWBSP, RME-G, CFPS
MFP Design, a Ferguson Enterprise
www.mfpdesign.com

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