|CODE REF.||SPRINKLER REQUIREMENTS|
|ASSEMBLY||(18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124 and 9.7)||Yes, required when the total aggregate occupant load exceeds 300 occupants.Required also on following occupancies;
(1) Dance Halls
(4) Festival Seating
|HEALTHCARE||(126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52 and 9.7)||Yes, using quick-response or residential sprinklers throughout smoke compartments containing patient sleeping rooms and in light hazard areas|
|EDUCATIONAL||(184.108.40.206, up to 220.127.116.11 and 9.7)||Yes, required when;a) building >1,120 sqm
b) > 4 stories in height
c) required on basement
|ONE & TWO FAMILY DWELLINGS
||(18.104.22.168 and 9.7)||Yes, required as per NFPA. But QCDD doesn’t requires.|
|HOTELS AND DORMITORIES
||(22.214.171.124 and 9.7)||Yes, whole building is required to be protected throughout by an approved, supervised automatic sprinkler in accordance with 126.96.36.199|
||(188.8.131.52 and 9.7)||Yes, whole building is required to be protected throughout by an approved, supervised automatic sprinkler in accordance with 184.108.40.206. Listed quick-response or listed residential sprinklers shall be used throughout all dwelling units.|
||(220.127.116.11 and 9.7)||Yes required if;a) building is three or more storey in height
b) gross area >1,115 sqm
c) basement floor > 232 sqm
d) multiple occupancies
The minimum operating pressure of any sprinkler head for determining the water supply requirements shall be not less than 0.5 bar (7 PSI) in the light hazard occupancy and 1.0 bar (14.5 PSI) in the ordinary hazard occupancies.
The maximum operating pressure in a sprinkler system shall not be more than 12 bar. Where higher operating pressure is used for the sprinkler system, all the sprinklers, pipes and fittings shall be rated for the higher operating pressure, however the operating pressure shall be more than 16 bar in any case.
- Code Reference used is NFPA-101 2012 edition unless otherwise noted.
- These information is not complete and intended to be used as quick references only, always refer to NFPA or your local codes for complete information.