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dbonilla
Good Afternoon,   According to the NFPA standard, it indicates in its NFP14 standard that for a horizontal standpipe the design flow of the fire network must be 750GPM (# 7.10.1.1.2 Class 1), however in the handbook it mentions "fire protection manual V edition in Spanish volume 1) indicates for a road tunnel it must be designed for 2 jets
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michaelmezz
Hi Everyone,   I am purchasing a home and am having trouble finding specific codes under 211. My question is related to how stainless steel chimney liners should/should not be installed in an older masonry chimney for a solid fuel wood stove. I was told that the current SS liner is not insulated and may not be safe. Additionally, there is an
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susanmckelvey
Many restaurants, schools, offices, and other businesses have been using outdoor spaces to run and stay open amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, with portable outdoor heaters increasingly being used to reduce the chill as temperatures drop. To help ensure that outdoor propane and electric heaters are used safely and in accordance with NFPA 1, Fire Code
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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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cathylongley
NFPA and the Fire Protection Research Foundation have signed an updated MOU to collaborate with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) on activities related to emergency responder PPE, as well as the development of standards concerning first responder safety, deployment, operations, and the protection of emergency
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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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