We Design and Supply Reliable Ember Protection Sprinkler Systems

We supply specifically tailored Platypus sprinkler ember protection systems designed to suit your home, business or any commercial asset, Australia wide through our recommended installers.

Here we show some typical examples of our bushfire sprinkler system on a range of house designs to provide an indication of cost to supply and install. Platypus Fire Pty Ltd can also provide a design service for your own home, building & assets.
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Platypus bushfire sprinkler size

The images below show the Platypus bushfire sprinkler enlarged for clarity of viewing (left) and true to scale (right). The sprinkler head is unimposing standing only 8cm high but is mounted in such a way to provide maximum spray coverage.
How the sprinkler really looks

Small Home (94 sq mtr) Hotham 94B

Specs Roof Size: 8.88 x 13 meters
Small Home

  • Whole of house system: $8384.00*
    Number of sprinklers
    19

    Number of zones
    3

    Flow rate required
    114 lpm

    Minimum qty of water required
    6840 litres

    Recommended qty of water for 2 hours run time
    13680 litres

  • Ridge line system only: $3,774.00*
    Number of sprinklers
    5

    Number of zones
    1

    Flow rate required
    30 lpm

    Minimum qty of water required
    1800 litres

    Recommended qty of water for 2 hours run time
    3600 litres


Medium 4 Bed Home (136 sq mtr) Bushranger 136

Specs Roof Size: 9.28 x 18.5 meters
Medium 4 Bed Home

  • Whole of house system: $13,092.00*
    Number of sprinklers
    25

    Number of zones
    3

    Flow rate required
    150 lpm

    Minimum qty of water required
    9000 litres

    Recommended qty of water for 2 hours run time
    18000 litres

  • Ridge line system only: $4,225.00*
    Number of sprinklers
    7

    Number of zones
    1

    Flow rate required
    42 lpm

    Minimum qty of water required
    2520 litres

    Recommended qty of water for 2 hours run time
    5040 litres

Large 4 Bed Home (184 sq mtr) Glenbrooke 184

Specs Roof Size: 12 x 24.6 meters
Large 4 Bed Home

  • Whole of house system: $14,915.00*
    Number of sprinklers
    38

    Number of zones
    3

    Flow rate required
    228 lpm

    Minimum qty of water required
    13680 litres

    Recommended qty of water for 2 hours run time
    27360 litres

  • Ridge line system only: $6,303.00*
    Number of sprinklers
    15

    Number of zones
    1

    Flow rate required
    90 lpm

    Minimum qty of water required
    5400 litres

    Recommended qty of water for 2 hours run time
    10800 litres

Grand 4 Bed Home (210 sq mtr) Davenport 210

Specs Roof Size: 15 x 25 meters (equivalent)Grand 4 Bed Home

  • Whole of house system: $20,199.00*
    Number of sprinklers
    49

    Number of zones
    4

    Flow rate required
    294 lpm

    Minimum qty of water required
    17640 litres

    Recommended qty of water for 2 hours run time
    35280 litres

  • Ridge line system only: $6,844.00*
    Number of sprinklers
    15

    Number of zones
    1

    Flow rate required
    90 lpm

    Minimum qty of water required
    5400 litres

    Recommended qty of water for 2 hours run time
    10800 litres

Recommended installation products

Platypus Fire Pty Ltd recommend and use Viega Propress copper pipe fittings and Crane copper tube.
Viega Propress Crane Copper

* price estimates

These price estimates give a good indication of supply and installation costs of the Platypus bushfire sprinkler system in a variety of different situations. They are based on single storey homes with clear access.

Prices do not include supply of pumps, tanks and pipework from these to the building connection point, these can be quoted & supplied to ensure correct system performance.

The Platypus bushfire sprinkler system can be installed during construction of new homes and buildings with concealed pipe work or in the case of existing dwellings the system can be easily and cost effectively retrofitted.

Copper tubing is used for all above ground piping. Prices may vary depending on exposed or concealed pipe work and are subject to change without notice. Please note that some travel charges may apply.

Platypus bushfire sprinklers – the sensible bushfire protection solution

Planning & Quotation Prep Sheets

Platypus Sprinkler product brochure

Download our Planner Sheets
In this download we have a check-list or questionnaire with graph paper to draw a plan of your home or building.
Fill this in and send to us by email or mail (email and postal address provided on the sheets) along with photographs of each side of your home or building.

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