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New guidance for cloud ceiling fire protection

August 28, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

QUINCY, Mass.—Cloud ceilings—drop ceilings that don't extend all the way to perimeter walls—are increasingly popular in commercial and industrial buildings. But for fire protection, is a sprinkler system necessary on both the cloud ceiling and the structural ceiling above it? That's the question asked by a newly completed Fire Protection Research Foundation study. The foundation, an affiliate of the National Fire Protection Association, based here, initiated the project....

Amanda Kimball, Fire Protection Research Foundation, Hughes Associates, Jason Floyd, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

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