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NFPA 13DR: Automatic Sprinkler Systems for Residential Occupancies Handbook, 2010 Edition


All-new Automatic Sprinkler Systems for Residential Occupancies Handbook provides the inside story on NFPA 13D and NFPA 13R!
If you work with home fire sprinkler systems, conduct your business with the most comprehensive and authoritative source of facts and advice. NFPA®’s all-new 2010 Automatic Sprinkler Systems for Residential Occupancies Handbook brings you fully up-to-date on sprinkler data, equipment cost-effectiveness, and the “how’s and whys” behind system compliance.
Ensure first delivery of the industry's most comprehensive source for information about fire sprinkler protection in homes. (Hardbound, 352 pp., 2010)

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NFPA 13DR: Automatic Sprinkler Systems for Residential Occupancies Handbook, 2007 Edition


Formerly included as part of the Automatic Sprinkler Systems Handbook,
commentary and supporting facts for NFPA 13D and NFPA 13R are now
consolidated in a single targeted resource for all types of residential sprinkler
installations. Major changes to the 2007 13D and NFPA 13R, plus new
sprinkler mandates in the 2006 Life Safety Code make this Handbook a
must! Sprinklers are proven lifesavers...so much that the 2006 LSC requires
sprinkler systems in all new 1- and 2-family dwellings. Make sure your
installations afford maximum fire protection by getting the facts you need to
apply new and revised rules in the 2007 NFPA 13D and NFPA 13R correctly.
Order your Automatic Sprinkler Systems for Residential Occupancies
Handbook today and get solutions on demand! (Hardbound, 360 pp., 2007)

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NFPA 13: Automatic Sprinkler Systems Handbook, 2010 Edition


NFPA teamed up with leading fire protection experts to create a one-stop source for everything you need to know about sprinklers systems. The 2010 edition of NFPA 13 is current with the latest sprinkler technology, delivering scientifically-based solutions that reduce risks and fire loss -- and only the Automatic Sprinkler Systems Handbook contains detailed explanations of NFPA 13 rules, real-world visuals, and a wealth of “extra” material not in the Standard itself.  Avoid errors and steer clear of issues that could compromise sprinkler operation. Sprinkler designers, installers, and AHJs all need the 2010 Automatic Sprinkler Systems Handbook. (Hardbound, 1,088 pp., 2010)

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NFPA 13: Automatic Sprinkler Systems Handbook, 2007 Edition


Develop the understanding it takes to select from an ever-expanding number
of sprinkler options while you comply with the latest requirements in the
2007 edition of NFPA 13. In the new Automatic Sprinkler Systems
Handbook, top authorities share their knowledge of changing technology
and how the 2007 Standard ensures a competent system. You'll get up-tospeed
on the industry's most influential sprinkler document through advice
and examples from professionals closely involved with NFPA 13 development.
Order today results and be ready to apply expert tactics for successful
sprinkler system installations. (Hardbound, Approx. 980 pp., 2007)

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NFPA 20: Handbook for Stationary Fire Pumps, 2010 Edition

 

The 2010 Stationary Fire Pumps Handbook delivers the full story on fire pumps, tanks, hydrants flow testing, and fire service mains.
Bring your knowledge up-to-date with NFPA 20: Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection and get advanced guidance relating to all types of water supply availability and reliability.
The exclusive 2010 Stationary Fire Pumps Handbook provides solid answers and information in four easy-to-access parts:
Update your knowledge fast with this one-stop source for water-based system designers, installers, and AHJs. (Hardbound, 576 pp., 2010)

 

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NFPA 25: Water-Based Fire Protection Systems Handbook, 2011 Edition

Get solid NFPA 25 answers and examples in the 2011 Water-Based Fire Protection Systems Handbook, plus a full-color insert for troubleshooting support.

 

When it comes to sprinkler system upkeep, any errors or oversights could result in fire tragedies and fire loss. Apply NFPA 25 correctly and ensure sprinkler performance with the comprehensive 3rd edition Water-Based Fire Protection Systems Handbook.

 

This handbook includes:

  • Complete 2011 NFPA 25 text supplemented by expert commentary clarifying rules and their intent

  • Added case studies drawn from real-world sprinkler experience in commercial and industrial environments

  • 100+ visuals -- including a new special insert with photos in full color, to help you identify the telltale signs of pipe corrosion and decay

  • Sample inspection, testing, and maintenance forms for help in implementing your own procedures
    Updated FAQs drawn from real-world questions
    New vertical rules in the outer margins identify changes in the Standard

  • Five in-depth Supplements cover topics such as substantive technical changes from the 2008 to the 2011 edition of NFPA 25, detection and mitigation of microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) in water-based systems, and foam environmental issues (based on NFPA 11).

There’s more online! The NFPA 25 Handbook includes a Web address for downloadable forms.

 

A special URL provides online access to customizable forms for inspecting, testing, and maintaining multiple water systems. Don’t work without the most complete sprinkler maintenance reference ever developed by the NFPA 25 source! (Hardbound, Approx. 480 pp., 2011)


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NFPA 25: Water-Based Fire Protection Systems Handbook, 2008 Edition

The NFPA 25 Handbook's unique mix of requirements plus advice fully prepare you to work confidently with updated criteria for performance-based testing, impairment procedures, main drain tests, dry-pipe system testing, and more. No other source offers more authoritative guidance to help you pass inspections and make sure facilities are protected:
(Hardbound, 448 pp., 2008)


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NFPA Pocket Guide to Sprinkler System Installation, 2010 Edition

 

Avoid errors and save time with today's NFPA® Pocket Guide to Sprinkler System Installation!
Completely up-to-date with the 2010 edition of NFPA 13, the third edition NFPA Pocket Guide to Sprinkler System Installation is your single source for all the essential data contractors, designers, plan reviewers, and inspectors need to ensure that automatic sprinkler systems are installed right for maximum fire protection.

Say "goodbye" to working with a stack of papers or a load of books. Whether you're installing a new sprinkler system or retrofitting an existing one, NFPA's time-saving Pocket Guide keeps you up-to-code and equipped for success! (Softbound, Approx. 490 pp., 2010)


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NFPA Pocket Guide to Sprinkler System Installation, 2004 Edition

 

Packed with useful information about every aspect of automatic sprinkler system installation, this compact field reference combines code rules with all the formulas, tables, charts, and symbols that contractors use every day! Just 3 1/4 x 5 3/4, with rounded corners and a durable cover, it slips easily into your pocket or toolbox to put facts at your fingertips! Keep jobs in compliance with NFPA documents and ANSI guidelines! The Pocket Guide offers speedy access to: Spacing, location, and obstruction rules; Tables for conversions and equivalences, sizes and capacities, friction losses in pipes, and discharges for circular outlets; A wealth of formulas, including formulas for bar joists. Everything you reference most often is here! We've included symbols for water supply and distribution, fire extinguishing systems, welding (from the American Welding Society), and piping–plus dimensional data for threaded and flanged fittings from ANSI specs. You'll also reference design approaches, selected tables, and more from NFPA 13, NFPA 170, NFPA 291, and Fire Protection Handbook. ISBN# 0-87765-456-5 (p422, 2000).

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NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2010 Edition

 

Put powerful sprinkler strategies into your toolkit with NFPA 13: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems -- the new best practices for system design, installation, water supplies, and equipment. Industry experts and researchers worked together to solidify new knowledge about sprinkler performance under fire conditions. The 2010 edition of NFPA 13 is current with the latest sprinkler technology, delivering scientifically-based solutions that reduce risks and fire loss. Keep pace with dynamic advancements and ensure systems are designed and installed correctly with the 2010 edition of NFPA 13. (Softbound, 414 pp., 2010)


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NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems, 2007 Edition

 

The 2007 NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems provides the latest
rules for all aspects of automatic sprinkler system design and installation. It
also covers the character and adequacy of water supplies and the selection
of sprinklers, piping, and valves. (Softbound, Approx. 374 pp., 2007)

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NFPA 13D: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in
One-/ Two-Family Dwellings & Manufactured Homes, 2010 Edition

 

In home fires, the risk of dying decreases by about 80% when sprinklers are present. The 2010 NFPA 13D: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes presents updated rules for every aspect of sprinkler design, water supplies, equipment, and placement. 

Major changes in this edition include: new 8-step prescriptive pipe sizing method is presented as an alternative to the hydraulic calculation method; NFPA 13D's scope has been expanded to include inspection, testing, and maintenance; text clarifies that “townhouses” can be protected by an NFPA 13D system; a new annex provides maintenance and testing information needed by homeowners. (Softbound, 46 pp., 2010)


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NFPA 13D: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in
One-/ Two-Family Dwellings & Manufactured Homes, 2007 Edition

 

The 2007 NFPA 13D provides the latest requirements for the installation of life-saving residential sprinklers for family dwellings and manufactured homes.

 

Coverage includes system design, water supplies, equipment requirements, as well as sprinkler location, spacing and position. (Softbound, Approx. 29 pp., 2007)

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NFPA 13R: Standard for Installation of Sprinkler Systems in
Residential Occupancies Up to and Including Four Stories in
Height, 2010 Edition

 

Provide residents of multi-family occupancies with the fire and life safety they deserve with the 2010 edition of NFPA 13R: Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Residential Occupancies up to and Including Four Stories in Height. Updated and reorganized for easier referencing, this edition features separate chapters on sprinkler system installation, discharge, plans and calculations, water supplies, acceptance testing, and care and maintenance.  New annex material helps you determine when NFPA 13R is applicable. (Softbound, 36 pp., 2010)


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NFPA 13R: Standard for Installation of Sprinkler Systems in
Residential Occupancies Up to and Including Four Stories in
Height, 2007 Edition

 

This Standard provides essential requirements for the installation of life-saving
sprinklers in multiple-family residential occupancies. It includes the latest provisions for water supplies system components, system flow rates, and sprinkler location and position. (Softbound, Approx. 27 pp., 2007)

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NFPA 14: Standard for Installation of Standpipe, Private Hydrants
and Hose Systems, 2010 Edition

 

Follow the updated rules in the 2010 NFPA 14: Standard for the Installation of Standpipe and Hose Systems and improve fire protection and fire safety. The 2010 edition includes important changes for system designers and installers, including: new requirements permitting express mains supplying higher zone standpipes to be designed with pressures in excess of 350 psi (24 bar) in accordance with their materials listings or as approved by the AHJ; clarified requirements regarding standpipe system zones; new requirements concerning standpipe systems with risers that terminate at different floor levels; new and revised definitions for standpipe, horizontal standpipe, and express main.  This widely used document is essential for system designers and installers and also important for insurance professionals, AHJs, and others. (Softbound, Approx. 42 pp., 2010)


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NFPA 20: Standard for the Installation of Stationary Fire Pumps
for Fire Protection, 2010 Edition

 

Head off system failure and malfunctions with the 2010 edition of NFPA 20: Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection, featuring the latest requirements for installing all types of pumps including centrifugal, vertical shaft turbine-type, and positive displacement. This 2010 edition is your complete source for comprehensive guidance on stationary fire pumps including: fire pump design, electrical and mechanical construction, acceptance testing, and operation.  Introducing new Chapter 5 on high-rise pump installations. Some of the most complex fire pump jobs are in high-rises, and the 2010 NFPA 20 includes an all-new Chapter 5 on high-rise buildings, with special provisions based on design practices, risk exposure, and fire fighter operations.(Softbound, 106 pp., 2010)


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NFPA 20: Standard for the Installation of Stationary Fire Pumps
for Fire Protection, 2007 Edition

 

This Standard is your complete source for comprehensive guidance on stationary fire pumps including: fire pump design, electrical and mechanical construction, testing, and operation. Significant changes for 2007 include: added information on variable speed drive applications, calculation methods for pressure relief valves and test header piping, and applications for pressure reducing valves. (Softbound, Approx. 96 pp., 2007)

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NFPA 24: Installation of Private Fire Service Mains and Their
Appurtenances, 2007 Edition

 

Ensure adequate water supplies for fire protection with NFPA 24! Consistent
with the 2007 NFPA 13: Installation of Sprinkler Systems, the 2007 edition of NFPA 24 is your comprehensive source for requirements governing private fire
service mains and private fire hydrants.

 

This edition provides up-to-date provisions for underground fire service mains and their appurtenances, yard piping that feeds automatic sprinkler systems, yard hydrants, standpipes and other water-based fire protection systems. New in the 2007 NFPA 24 is an updated chapter on underground piping, new requirements for leakage testing, and two new annexes on fire flow testing and marking of hydrants. Be sure water supplies are adequate and ready with NFPA 24. (Softbound, Approx. 50 pp., 2007)

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NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of
Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, 2014 Edition

 

Water-based fire sprinkler protection systems comprise the bulk of commercial and residential installations. Properly inspecting, testing, and maintaining these complex systems requires close attention to mechanical details and various important provisions.

 

The new 2014 NFPA 25: Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems offers comprehensive guidance on maintaining suppression systems for optimum performance.

 

Effective use of NFPA 25 reduces risk of death by 80% and average property loss by nearly 70%. In fact, 2013NFPA 13 requires that installers leave a copy of NFPA 25 with property owners so that inspectors, building owners, and facility managers can maximize protection.

 

Inspection, testing, and maintenance regimes covered by NFPA 25include evaluation techniques such as:

  • Fire sprinkler inspections

  • Valve status tests

  • Internal piping assessments

  • Fire pump operating tests

  • Fire pump flow tests

  • Forward-flow tests for back-flow preventers

  • Risk assessment and performance-based testing programs

  • Preparing preplanned impairment reports, hydrant flushing, and testing

Learn about the latest provisions in the new 2014 NFPA 25:

  • Updated fire pump operating test-frequency rules

  • New fuel-supply testing procedures for diesel-driven fire pumps

  • Modified definition of "sprinkler system" for consistency with NFPA 13

  • Clarification about inspecting the insides of sprinkler pipes

  • An expanded scope that includes water-mist systems

  • The addition of valve status testing to ensure water is reaching the sprinkler system

Ongoing water-based fire protection system maintenance is far less costly than having to replace entire systems. And ensuring function and performance of sprinkler systems is especially important for protection of life and property.

 

To stay compliant with NFPA 25 and meet the highest national standards of fire and electrical safety, order your copy today. (Softbound, 136 pp., 2014)


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NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of
Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, 2011 Edition

 

The 2011 NFPA 25 will raise confidence in every fire protection plan.

Sprinkler systems can reduce the average property loss by 71% in the event of a fire. However, improper maintenance can result in less sprinkler effectiveness or even failure. Changes in NFPA 25: Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems will help maintenance professionals, inspectors, and building owners keep systems ready to respond.

 

Revised Chapter One clarifies NFPA 25's scope and purpose.

NFPA 25 is so essential to proper sprinkler care, it's adopted by jurisdictions nationwide, and NFPA 13 requires installers leave a copy of NFPA 25 with property owners. Revised Chapter One clarifies the role NFPA 25 plays in a fire protection plan. It's the only source for the latest rules on fire sprinkler systems including foam-water and fixed water spray systems, standpipe and hose systems, fire pumps, fire service piping and appurtenances, and water storage tanks.

 

Major revisions:

New terms define "critical deficiencies" and "noncritical deficiencies," so maintainers and owners can determine corrective actions and prioritize repairs.
Updated testing frequencies are based on the growing database of inspection, testing, and maintenance records. Maximize time and efficiency without compromising reliability.


Other revisions clarify the roles and responsibilities of the building owner and the designated owner's representatives. This helps avoid critical oversights in sprinkler care.


Use all-new Annex E classifies sprinkler repairs. Real-world examples of sprinkler repairs and their classifications are based on the new terms for critical and noncritical deficiencies.


The Hazard Evaluation Form in Annex F will help you identify how changes in building occupancy, use or process, or materials used or stored could impact the adequacy of the fire protection systems.


Be confident sprinklers will respond when needed! Reduce risk with the 2011 NFPA 25. (Softbound, 120 pp., 2011)


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NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of
Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, 2008 Edition

 

The 2008 NFPA 25 offers the most advanced rules for the care of fire sprinkler systems, standpipe and hose systems, fire pumps, fire service piping and appurtenances, water storage tanks, fixed water spray, foam-water, and valves. Provisions also address impairment handling and reporting. Guidelines for a performance-based testing option offer an alternate, flexible means of compliance.
While the 2002 Standard edition included performance-based testing on a limited basis in the "equivalency" option, the 2008 NFPA 25 includes practical guidance on how to implement and monitor the process, subject to AHJ approval. You’ll find advice on what variables to take into account when adjusting frequencies; which factors to consider in the transition to a performance-based test program; and how to establish a failure rate, complete with suggested calculation methods and examples. Important changes include new component replacement testing tables for each type of water-based system; specific criteria quantify when to do main drain tests and direct the owner on how to find and fix the problem; first-time coverage of dry pipe system testing; new chapter on water mist systems maintenance; new impairment procedures requirement. (Softbound, 97 pp., 2008)


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NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of
Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, 2002 Edition

 

Relied on nationwide, NFPA 25 provides a comprehensive and practical
plan for the inspection, testing, and maintenance of all types of water-based
systems.Only this edition includes: revisions to the 5-year water tank
inspection requirements, added testing requirements for dry sprinklers,
revised timing for testing of waterflow and supervisory switches, and
changes permitting the use of ultrasonic (UT) and radiographic (RT) exams
to comply with obstruction investigation rules. (Softbound, 114 pp., 2002)

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NFPA 5000 Building Construction and Safety Code, 2009 Edition

 

Protect building occupants and contents with the latest requirements for construction, protection, and occupancy features needed to minimize danger to life and property. The 2009 NFPA 5000: Building Construction and Safety Code® provides complete rules for new construction, building rehab, and quality assurance. Major changes to the 2009 Code affect elevator use for occupant-controlled evacuation; dedicated elevators for first responders; supplemental evacuation equipment; collapse prevention scenario design in the section on performance-based design; area of refuge communication systems; remoteness of exit access and exit discharge; exit stair path markings; health care occupancy door locking for patient protective/security needs; health care occupancy alcohol-based hand-rub dispenser provisions; occupant notification via public address system in assembly occupancies and mercantile malls. (Softbound, 603 pp., 2009)


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NFPA 5000 Building Construction and Safety Code, 2006 Edition

 

Enhance safety by applying the industry's most advanced design and construction rules. Keep pace with the latest technologies and safety practices with the updated NFPA 5000®: Building Construction and Safety Code®.

 

Changes to the 2006 Code affect: sprinkler requirements for new one- and two-family dwellings, nursing homes, and nightclub assembly occupancies; accessibility provisions; egress provisions for stairs; smoke control systems in malls that contain three or more stories; and buildings that contain high-hazard contents. Base your job decisions on a strong foundation of current knowledge. Order today! (Approx. 558 pp., 2006)

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