Norway records second highest ever sprinkler shipments
Brannteknisk Forening, the Norwegian fire industry association, collects annual figures for the numbers of sprinklers and water mist nozzles sold in the country. In 2019 manufacturers sold 801,320 sprinklers, a reduction of 8% from 2018, a year which saw dramatic growth. Nevertheless 2019 was the second highest year on record. Of these sprinklers, 24% were residential.
The water mist market grew by 8% to 29,213 nozzles. 73% of them were residential nozzles. Water mist now makes up 3.5% of the Norwegian water-based fire suppression market.
Norway installs more sprinklers and nozzles per capita than any other country. For more details of the Norwegian shipments see Norwegian Sprinkler Statistics_2019.