BS DD 8458 Part 1 has been published

BS DD 8458 Fixed fire protection systems - Residential and domestic watermist systems - Part 1: Code of practice for design and installation has now been published by BSi.

FHC can easy provided the hydraulic calculations for watermist systems designed to this British standard as way as NFPA 750 and other international watermist standards.     

This draft watermist standard is for domestic and residential properties to provide both life and property protection and it is assumed that the watermist systems will become an integrated part of the fire safety system in the building.

As the standard only allows the watermist system to be installed in buildings less than 20m in height and with a room size no larger than 8m x 4m which is the size of the test room detailed in Annex A of the standard.