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I have a questions. 1. My consultant have design fire pump supply sprinkler and fire hose Class III for high-rise buildings. And, They have the selection of fire pumps size 750 GPM - quantity 2 set for an office building high 150 m. Is it enough to fire fighting for a tall building ? ( I want to recheck the design.) Because,
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fm4802
A vent is required in a sprinkler system at a high point to allow trapped air to be exhausted from the system, thus having less oxygen for the metal piping to react with. Thinking "out of the box" here, would it be helpful to fill the piping first with nitrogen? When it's filled, then one could charge the system with water until it comes out the
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cthompson
The realities of COVID-19 are pushing households to find creative ways to celebrate Halloween this year. With trick-or-treating and Halloween parties being less of an option, it’s likely that more home decorating, pumpkin carving and use of jack-o-lanterns will occur this year, which may include increased use of candles and electrical
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hassan.zm41
Hi NFPA 96 requests a non combustible wall for grease duct termination in  7.8.3 (1): "7.8.3 Wall Terminations. Wall terminations shall be arranged with or provided with the following properties: (1) The termination shall be through a noncombustible wall with a minimum of 3 m (10 ft) of clearance from the outlet to adjacent buildings,
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lisamariesinatra
In late September, NFPA and the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors announced the rollout of the first two videos of a new campaign series entitled, Faces of Fire/Electrical, which features personal stories of people impacted by electrical incidents and demonstrates the need for continued education and awareness about electrical hazards in the
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kristinbigda
  An outdated and stained floor covering requires update and replacement, a new office tenant requests a reconfigured office space, a new commercial stove and oven is needed for a cafeteria, or a hotel guest room is converted into extra storage space.  Buildings are always undergoing work to maintain their systems and features in good
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susanmckelvey
  With many students returning to school remotely this fall, NFPA is urging added caution when using and charging laptops and other digital devices at home. Many households may have more people using and charging electrical devices on a daily basis than usual. This additional use of equipment means more opportunity for misuse and
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wgrayg
What are the guidelines for location of an emergency shower or eyewash station in proximity to electrical equipment and enclosures? Is the location as it exists dry, damp or wet type (NFPA70 NEC2017 100)?  Will the installation of an emergency shower or eyewash station change the location type ?  NFPA70 NEC2017 406.9C, 410.10D,
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