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Are water mist and sprinkler systems equivalent?

January 18, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

YARMOUTH, Maine—Water-mist fire suppression systems aren't just for ships—they are increasingly used in land-based applications, such as historic buildings and hospitals. But are they the equivalent of fire sprinkler systems? That's the question being hotly debated as proposed changes to the National Fire Protection Association's standard on water-mist systems come under review.A first draft of the changes to NFPA 750 essentially says “a water mist system is now equivalent to a...

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