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sprinklered

Said of an area of a building that is equipped with a properly maintained automatic sprinkler system.
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However, nuclear power plants as well as some industrial and military installations are a relatively small fraction of the sprinklered build environment.
Unfortunately, it is difficult to say how much failure data from these three countries is relevant to sprinklered environments in other regions.
However, the "mixture" of input information may cast a natural doubt upon the relevance of this estimate to each of these environments taken alone, to say nothing of the sprinklered environment in conventional buildings.
Unfortunately, we do not know any reports about an attempt to form data E for at least most typical sprinklered environments.
It might be problematic to state what are similar, but not identical, sprinklered environments (or plants in conventional terms of QRA) and what degree of difference between such environments is still acceptable?
These sprinklered environments were opposed to industrial and military installations differing from conventional environments in terms of safety culture and practice in data collection and exchange.
Failure data recorded after fires in sprinklered buildings and possibly routine inspections of sprinklers are undoubtedly available.
The accumulation, availability and quality of data on sprinkler system failures is negatively influenced by several factors: (i) the limited relevance of data collected in sprinklered environments with different safety culture, operation conditions and different sprinkler components; (ii) ageing of data collected in the past; (iii) the concealment of data and a high cost of data; (iv) poor documentation and explanation of data in available data bases.
and Newfoundland have all required their older nursing homes to be retroactively sprinklered, and I can assure you that other provinces are watching with great interest.
According to International Organization of Standards (ISO) sample rates, a sprinklered high-rise would pay 47 percent less for building insurance premiums than a similar unsprinklered building, and pay 43 percent less for insurance of its contents.
It is important to note that the 1991 and 1994 editions of NFPA 101, The Life Safety Code, requires all high-rise apartments, hotels, and office buildings to be fully sprinklered or have an engineered life safety system.
Passage of such legislation as the Hotel and Motel Fire Safety Act (now Public Law 101-391), which steers the federal government's $1.5 billion travel business to sprinklered hotels through reimbursement policies (regulation by the U.S.