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christopher.tumeo
NFPA 17A states that a gas control valve for a wet chemical suppression system must be in an accessible location. I understand that this means the device must be accessible without removing or altering building elements. However, is there any code regulation that prohibits the valve from being installed above ceiling tiles or in an attic?
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jpotvin
I have a situation with a very old building.  I am in Ontario Canada so we use our own building code, not IBC. The building has a complete wet sprinkler system throughout with the exception of the attic, which has a dry sprinkler system. The attic does have access for people but no storage.  Due to the age and heritage of the building,
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jpotvin
Hello,             The project I am currently working on requires that some of my dry valves and pre-action cabinets are not in the designated sprinkler room.  I am running express mains to them from the sprinkler header in the sprinkler room.  These valves are not in the sprinkler room simply due to some
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vannamani.a
We are facing a peculier problem of Neutral to Earth voltage high.   2MVA Transformer 11KV/0.433KV , Dry type transformer is installed with LT drives.   When Drives are running in Regenerative Mode Neutral to Earth voltage measuered at the body of the transformer is earlier around 30 V.   We have provided few more additional
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