There are a number of different types of sprinkler heads that meet different needs. This article covers the operation types (fusible link vs. bulb), the distribution types (pendant, upright, sidewall), and response temperatures.
Basic sprinkler spacing recommendations for architects. Also includes info on sprinkler location.
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