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Glenn Rosecrans
I watched video by Matt Klaus on You Tube in reference to "Does NFPA 13R permit a 4 story residence to be built on top of single story podiums or pedestals?" In his video he states that a building of this type is allowed to be protected by a 13R System.  However, he doesn't address the language saying buildings not exceeding 60 ft (18 m) in
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Bob White
NFPA664 8.2.2.7.4.1(1) (dust collector less than 5,000CFM) states:    "connected directly to a listed spark extinguishing system. NFPA664 8.2.2.7.4.2(1) (dust collector more than 5,000CFM) states:   " equipped with a listed spark detection system"  nothing is said about extinguishing.  Is this an over sight?
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Jennifer Hildebrand
I was recently at a residence where they had two separate and distinct switch boxes stacked on top of each other.  The upper switch box was recently put in by another electrician and the lower switch box has been in use for a few years.  Does this stacking of switches (One on top of the other spaced by approximately 1.5 inches) violate
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John Montes
October 3rd marks my 1year anniversary at the NFPA.  It has been incredibly rewarding to work in a place where the mission is to help responders perform their work in a safe and organized manner.  I am grateful for the opportunities afforded to me and to the technical committee volunteers who have helped me along the way.  One of my
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Nikolas Friehs
  Halloween is fast approaching, and with it, the rush to find the perfect costume, that great pumpkin, and just the right decorations to cover your house. Hidden within all this fun and excitement are potential fire hazards, and NFPA wants to remind everyone about some simple Halloween safety tips to help avoid seasonal hazards.  
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Debra Baio
The Report of the Motions Committee addresses five Fall 2017 NFPA Standards with certified amending motions that may be presented at the NFPA Technical Meeting (Tech Session) in Las Vegas, NV on June 11-14, 2018:  NFPA 241, Standard for Safeguarding Construction, Alteration, and Demolition Operations  NFPA 260, Standard Methods of Tests
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Susan McKelvey
  Last month, Florida Governor Rick Scott issued an emergency action requiring all nursing homes and assisted living facilities to have an emergency power plan. This includes acquisition of generator capacity that ensures ambient temperatures of 80 degrees or less for a four-day period in the event of electrical power loss. The plan also
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