NFPA 13, 2016 Chapter 11 and Chapter 23 provide information on systems that were designed as a Pipe Schedule System (as defined in Section 3.4.9). Section 11.2.2 and 23.7 provide information regarding "Ordinary Hazard" pipe schedule systems, but the storage capabilities in NFPA 13 are based on specifically Ordinary Hazard Group 1 and Ordinary Hazard Group 2 (specifically referencing chapter 13 in this situation for Miscellaneous storage).
I am working in an existing building with an "Ordinary Hazard" pipe schedule system, what are the storage capabilities of the existing system (assuming it does not adequately calculate)?
I did try hydraulically calculating the system just to see if it would work, but there wasn't enough pressure for the existing pipe configuration. A few people I have talked to agreed to stick to OH1 storage capabilities without any upgrades, but I am looking for formal guidance if anyone knows of any.
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