Sprinkler from side of house

Originally Posted By: mpearson
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What is the required distance the sprinkler head has to be installed away from the side of the house??



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Originally Posted By: srowe
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12" according to FBC, I don’t have code reference off hand.


Originally Posted By: srowe
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Quote:
?1503.4.4 Protection against decay and termites. Condensate lines and roof downspouts shall discharge at least 1 foot (305 mm) away from the structure sidewall, whether by underground piping, tail extensions, or splash blocks. Gutters with downspouts are required on all buildings with eaves of less than 6 inches (152 mm) horizontal projection except for gable end rakes or on a roof above another roof.