Fire protection has become an important part of building planning. One of the primary concerns of architects is the location of sprinklers relative to room layout and ceiling design. To determine required numbers and location of sprinklers, use the procedure here.
Determine the hazard classification of the building under design. Refer to Table 2D-1. Most of the building types architects deal with are of the “Light-Hazard” type.
Table 2D-1. Relative Fire Hazard for Various Occupancies, as Related to Sprinkler Installations