Did you know….
Fire Sprinklers are used more than any other fixed fire protection system and there are over 40 million heads fitted around the world each year.
Loses from fires in property adequately protected by sprinkler systems are estimated to be 1/10 of those in unprotected buildings.
In residential property fully protected by a fire sprinkler system :
99% of fires were controlled by the sprinklers alone.
Over 90% of fires controlled by the activation of just one head.
SOURCE: EUROPEAN STATISTICS OVER A 10 YEAR PERIOD
Residential and Domestic fire sprinklers are pretty similar in that they can both use the same heads and pipe and are both included in the same British Standard (BS 9251). There are however some differences as detailed below-