We are designing a project which has Ordinary Hazard with unique beam pockets.
We have ceiling pockets which are 988 cubic feet (28 m^3) and so sprinklers are provided within them. The beam depth is large at about 4-feet (1.2 m). Each beam width is about 1-foot wide (300 mm). The beam center-to-center distance is 6'-6" (2 m).
Are sprinklers needing to be provided below the bottom of the beam, or not?
If sprinklers need to be provided below the bottom of the beam, what is the coverage area if sprinklers are already provided in the ceiling pockets?
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