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Table 5.1.2
Water Demands for Sprinklered Facilities
SPRINKLER
 DESIGN
DESIGN
 HOSE
DURATION
OCCUPANCY
 DENSITY2
AREA
 Gal/Min
OF
 CLASSIFICATION[1]    (Gal/Min)/FT2 FT2
 (L/Min)
 SUPPLY  
 (L/min/m2)
(m2)
 Minutes
Light Hazard
 0.10 ( 4)
3,000(280) 250(  960)  
45
Ordinary-Hazard
 0.15 ( 6)
3,000(280) 500(1,920)  
60
Group 1
Ordinary-Hazard
 0.20 ( 8)
3,000(280) 500(1,920)  
75
Group 2
Extra-Hazard
 0.30 (12)
3,000(280) 750(2,820)  
120
Group 1
Extra-Hazard
 0.35 (14)
3,000(280) 750(2,820)  
120
Group 2
1
Refer to Appendix C for occupancy hazard classification.
2
For dry pipe systems, increase design area by 30 percent.
3
Design area may be reduced to limits described in NFPA 13, with
approval of the EFD/EFA/PWC (Navy/Marine Corps), District (Army),
MAJCOM (Air Force) fire protection engineer, or the AHJ.
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