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Signage for room containing


Section 21 10 00: Water- main fire sprinkler controls shall
Based Fire Suppression have label, “FIRE SPRINKLER
CONTROLS’ in red one inch
Systems high letters on white
background.
1. PROTECTION REQUIREMENTS
F. If at all possible, locate sprinkler
A. The entire sprinkler system to be riser in a mechanical room with
designed to meet the direct outside access. Ensure that
requirements of the university’s room is heated by a permanent
insurance underwriter. fixed means or electrical heat
source. Electrical heating tapes
B. All spaces in the building must shall not be considered as an
be fully protected by fire acceptable alternative means for
sprinklers in accordance with freezer protection.
NFPA-13, 13R, or 13D,
whichever is applicable. This G. Indicate the location of all
requirement includes all spaces standpipe, tamper switches and
below suspended ceilings and flow switches. Provide a riser
above suspended ceilings where diagram showing major
combustible materials are or are components.
intended to be located. Plastic H. All valve controlling water
piping, telephone cabling, and supplies for sprinkler systems of
plastic ductwork are examples of portions thereof, including floor
combustibles. All equipment control valves, shall be located
must be UL listed and in the for convenient access and
latest edition of the university’s operable from the floor level or
insurance underwriter's Approval another location approved by the
Guide. Fire Marshal. All sprinkler
C. In addition to the requirements valves and controls shall be
of NFPA-13, the rulings and labeled: FIRE SPRINKLER
interpretations of the local Fire CONTROLS". Signage with red
Marshal and the requirements of one inch letters and white
OSU must be incorporated into background is preferred.
the design. I. Sprinkler FDC shall be located
D. Dry Sprinkler Systems must be forty (40) feet from structure
resettable externally by a when possible and location pre-
plunger. For sensing Waterflow approved by the Corvallis Fire
and Low Air, must use Potter Department. Connection shall
PS10-2A for Waterflow and be labeled as to what the
Potter PS40-2A for Low Air. If connection actually serves, I.e.
an accelerator is needed, "Wet sprinklers and wet
Reliable Accelerator B1 must be standpipe".
used.
J. Locate Backflow Preventers
inside building. Otherwise in an
exterior vault.
K. Do not use riser mounted air
compressors. Use the largest air
compressor allowed by code. Air
compressor shall be hardwired
with a protected circuit, or if
plugged in, install a system that
secures the plug into the outlet.
L. The use of self-luminous exit
signs containing radioactive
material is prohibited unless
specifically approved by
Environmental Health & Safety
(EH & S).
M. All Exit signs and Egress
lighting must be on a dedicated
Generator or UPS circuit or
approved by the Alarm Shop.
N. Install an exterior water flow bell
in a location that is in direct line
of sight of the fire department
connection and shall have a “IF
BELL RINGS, CALL 9-1-1”
sign attached.
2. REFERENCES

A. Uniform Fire Code – Latest edition.


B. NFPA13-Installation of sprinkler
systems.
2. IDENTIFICATION

A. Provide labels and flow direction


arrows on mains and cross mains every
20 feet.