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The Fire Protection Research Foundation, is an independent nonprofit whose mission is to plan, manage and communicate research in support of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) mission.
The mission of the international nonprofit NFPA, established in 1896, is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.
The result provides guidance for sprinkler
installation requirements for large, contiguous clouds by determining the
maximum gap size between the wall and the cloud edge at which sprinklers located
on the structural ceiling are not effective.