Clearance around fire sprinklers - NFPA 13 (2016) addresses clearance around sprinklers in 18.104.22.168, A.22.214.171.124, and 126.96.36.199.1. The language is very vague & ambiguous. Could anyone elaborate on this for me?
What type of ceilings needs to have clearance around fire sprinklers when using hard pipe (not flex drops)?
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