USFA Coffee Break Training: Large Opening Protection

Learning Objective: The student shall be able to describe the requirements for sprinkler protection around large vertical openings.

How should sprinklers be installed to protect large openings between floors in sprinkler equipped buildings?

Today’s training vignette, “Large Opening Protection” explains the installation techniques to minimize the chance of vertical fire spread.

Coffee Break Training provides an overview of fire protection topics and does not include all details, requirements or exceptions to the topics that are described. Always refer to nationally recognized design and installation codes and standards, the product manufacturer, or listing details for specific information.

Interpretations of codes and standards are the responsibility of the code official or authority having jurisdiction.

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