Brannteknisk Forening, the Norwegian fire association, has published record statistics for the numbers of sprinklers and water mist nozzles installed in Norway in 2017. The total sprinkler market grew by over 10,000 sprinklers to 709,500. Of these, 186,432 were residential sprinklers, making up 26% of the total.
Water mist also grew, with 26,005 nozzles installed, up by 2,578. Of these 19,725 or 76% were residential water mist nozzles. In Norway, water mist now accounts for 4% of the water-based building fire protection systems market.