NFPA Standards Related to Sprinklers

These are the primary codes and installation standards affecting sprinklers.

There are occupancy standards that can impact sprinklers, such as NFPA 318: Semiconductor Fabrication Facilities or NFPA 409: Aircraft Hangars that can apply. Applicable portions of these other standards are shown in chapter 22 of NFPA 13.

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11 Low Expansion Foam

13 Sprinkler Systems

13D Sprinkler Systems in 1 & 2 Family Dwellings

13R Sprinkler Systems (Residential)

14 Standpipe & Hose Systems

15 Water Spray Fixed Systems

16 Foam-Water Sprinkler Systems

20 Centrifugal Fire Pumps

22 Water Tanks for Private Fire Protection

24 Private Fire Service Mains

25 Water-Based Fire Protection Systems

30 Flammable & Combustible Liquids Code

101 Life Safety Code

170 Fire Safety Symbols

303 Marinas and Boatyards

318 Semiconductor Fabrication Facilities

409 Aircraft Hangars

750 Water Mist System

5000 Building Code