At present there is a major issue in the building industry regarding the use of sprinkler systems as an alternative to fire rated walls or glazing. Technical report ESR-2397, used to guide the installation of such systems, was withdrawn in 2011 after being deemed “fundamentally flawed” by code officials.
When it was revised in 2014, it included heavy limitations so as to avoid any convenient misinterpretations- as was the initial problem.
So what about the thousands of ”fundamentally flawed” sprinkler systems currently installed in buildings?
This whitepaper exposes the withheld information the sprinkler industry don’t want you to know, and provides professional advice for those impacted.