WJE Primer: Interior Window Sprinklers - Understanding the Risks and Rewards


Over the years, the feeling of openness within building designs has remained popular among architects, building owners, and occupants alike. Whether connecting occupants to a dramatic atrium design or providing visual access to an otherwise hazardous manufacturing process from the safety of an adjacent office environment, architects have been searching for ways to infuse connectivity into their designs. In this article, fire protection expert Michael Rzeznik discusses how crucial design limitations can significantly affect the performance of interior window sprinklers.

This is the third article in a series of WJE Fire Protection Primers published to our website. Read all of the articles written by our fire protection experts by clicking here. Please consult with a registered design professional or reach out to one of our fire protection engineers for more information on this topic and how it may apply to your situation.