Automatic Sprinklers for Fire-Protection Service
1.1 These requirements cover automatic sprinklers including conventional, spray, sidewall, extended
coverage, residential, certain specific application sprinklers and storage sprinklers including early
suppression fast response (ESFR) intended for installation on sprinkler systems for fire-protection service.
Requirements for the installation and use of sprinklers are included in the National Building Code of
Canada, Standards for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, NFPA 13; Installation of Sprinkler Systems in
One- and Two-Family Dwellings and Manufactured Homes, NFPA 13D; and Installation of Sprinkler
Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies, NFPA 13R; as well as other applicable NFPA Standards.
1.2 The requirements in this standard are not intended to restrict the application of representative fire
and other tests for special sprinklers, as referenced in Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems,
NFPA 13, that are intended to provide protection for specific fire hazards.