fire sprinkler system

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fire sprinkler system

A system for the delivery of water to locations registering a certain heat and to surrounding areas.Local building codes sometimes change the requirements for fire sprinkler systems,requiring larger sprinkler heads than before.Even if a property has a sprinkler system in place, you will need to check the pressure, the size of the heads, and any other matters required by local law in order to ensure that the system will be in compliance.

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Since 2007, automatic sprinkler systems are required in all new hotels, regardless of size.
The nursing home had no automatic sprinkler system.
Sprinkler Leakage, meaning leakage or discharge of any substance from an Automatic Sprinkler System, including collapse of a tank that is part of the system.
Turn off your automatic sprinkler system on rainy days.
The fire-safety measures that need to be adopted at the civic centre include wet risers, automatic sprinkler system, fire detection alarms and a fire station.
Staff and customers were evacuated from the store when the automatic sprinkler system was triggered by the fire in the warehouse behind the shopping area.
The green areas in the development boasts gardens, pedestrian paths and recreational areas, with a programmed automatic sprinkler system and interior lighting.
Originally a cricket ground, Walsall have spent two years developing their Essington site, which has been installed with a new drainage and automatic sprinkler system.
The agency said it supports the NFPA's decision to include an automatic sprinkler system requirement for all long-term care facilities in the 2006 LSC.
Unfortunately, in most dorm fires, no automatic sprinkler system is there to douse the flames.
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