Draft - AS5414 Bushfire water spray systems
Australian Standard AS 5414 for Bushfire water spray systems was released earlier today as a public draft for consultation.
This Standard was prepared by the Standards Australia Committee FP-024 and sets out the general requirements for the design, installation and maintenance of water spray systems intended to provide a degree of building protection against bushfire ember attack.
The objective of this Standard is to provide system designers and installers with information on the design, installation and maintenance of bushfire water spray systems intended to confer a degree of protection for buildings exposed to ember attack and limited radiant heat flux.
Bushfire water spray systems are intended to complement the requirements of Australian Standard AS 3959, and should be considered as one component of a holistic fire management plan.
The committee responsible for the issue of this draft comprised representatives of organizations interested in the subject matter of the proposed Standard. These organizations are listed on the inside back cover.
Comments are invited from on the technical content, wording and general arrangement of the draft.
The method for submission of comment on this document is to register and fill in an online form via Standards Hub Website. Instructions and examples of comment submission are available on the website.
- Beginning Date for Public Comment - 7 December 2011
- Closing Date for Public Comment - 8 February 2012
- Standards Australia Public Comment Web Site - http://bit.ly/AS-Public-Comment
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