What is a domestic property and a residential property?

Domestic or Residential Property?

Domestic or Residential Property?

A domestic property is defined as dwelling that has no more than one family unit. This could be a house, individual flats and maisonettes. BS 9251: 2005 requires that a sprinkler system must be designed to ensure that two sprinkler heads can be fed by a water supply for at least 10 minutes.

A residential property is classed as a care home, nursing homes, blocks of flats, home of multiple occupancy (HMOs). BS 9251: 2005 requires that a sprinkler system must be designed to ensure that four  sprinkler heads can be fed by a water supply for at least 30 minutes.

It does not mean the same as a residential system and a commercial system – they are very different. It is therefore important to specify the terminology clearly.

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