IBC – Water Supply for Buildings Under Construction

During construction, buildings are extremely vulnerable.  This construction or renovation period requires extra precautions along with specific risk management planning. Many fire protection systems, both passive and active, are just beginning to be installed or shut down and cannot provide required protection. This unprotected period has led to some major catastrophic fires in exposed buildings. While unoccupied, they present a significant hazard to workers, fire service personnel and property that must be mitigated through adoption of specific code requirements.  

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