WATER MIST FIRE SUPPRESSION SYSTEMS

Residential occupancy.

The iCO Water Mist Fire Suppression System is an ideal solution for residential properties such as:

  • Sheltered and extra care housing
  • Residential care premises
  • Residential rehabilitation accommodation
  • Dormitories (e.g. attached to educational establishments)
  • Hostels.

Categorising your project.

Houses of multiple occupation (HMOs) Buildings with more than two floors and five or more lettable bedrooms should be treated as a residential occupancy.

Bed and breakfast accommodation Buildings with more than two floors and five or more lettable bedrooms should be treated as a residential occupancy.

Boarding houses Buildings with more than two floors and five or more lettable bedrooms should be treated as a residential occupancy.

Blocks of flats 18m or less in height and with a maximum total floor area of 2,400 m2. This height is the height of the floor of the top storey above ground. Where the fire strategy requires the communal rooms and corridors to be protected by a water mist system, then the building should be treated as a residential occupancy.