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NFPA 13, 2013 Edition Chapter 18 Protection of Rubber Tire Storage Table 18.4(d) ESFR Sprinkler Protection of Rubber Tires   This table seems to only reference fixed or portable rack storage of rubber tires.   Can ESFR sprinklers be used to protect palletized or on the floor storage of rubber tires?
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killerbabe79
I'm looking for some help, I have all basic calculations done. The total General Lighting Load, Fixed Appliances, Dryer, cooking equipment, HVAC loads,etc. I need to find the largest motor load and cannot use the A/C system as a motor load. Does not have a heating system either. I also need to find the Total Demand. Using only the standard method,
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romelacutim
Dear NFPA   Does NPFA 20 strictly specify that a Fire Pump should be ULFM Listed? Our country’s fire code looks at NFPA Standards as a basis for designing fire protection systems.  I want to know also if NFPA 20 accepts or consider a non UL listed fire pump.   thanks in advance.   Mel
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lisabraxton
During this third week of National Preparedness Month, we’re reminded that young people can play a big role in preparedness programs.  Disaster planning, response, and recovery efforts must take into account the unique needs of children, who make up roughly a quarter of the U.S. population.   It’s a good time to
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glennk
My water company is requiring me to run a separate water line from the street for a home sprinkler system. I can't use my existing home water line. They say the connection charge is $2,000, plus I have to pay for a separate meter and pay a separate water bill (base charges) even if no water is used. The total cost is going to be over $3,000 up
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jmerati
From the very beginning of my exposure to the NFPA 70E I have been taught that if I am inside the limited approach boundary with exposed energized conductors i have to wear appropriate ARC rated PPE.  My management is telling me that only inside the ARC flash boundary am I required to wear PPE.  I have been looking through ht e 70E and
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ramdeom
Are Floor Proximity Exit Signs required in a hospital (health care facility) or not? If yes, why are they required as they can be easily damaged by wheel chairs or trolleys? Any special precautions to be taken? If not, why aren't they required. NFPA 101 - 2006 indicates that the only occupancies currently mandating floor proximity exit signs
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