• We have a job located in San Luis OBispo County, Ca.

    Our task: To extend an underground water line which is to be used to service fire sprinklers in an existing prison. The work was designed to be performed by using Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD); however the i...
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  • Wrong conversion to metric

    I suggest to modify the conversion foot into mm which is wrong in paragraph 3.9.3.7.1.of this standard.
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  • Third party systems: A secret weapon in the fight against unwanted alarms?

    The discussion continues; unwanted alarms are still a problem and we’re seeking solutions to not only assist our local authority having jurisdiction (AHJ), but our industry and of course, our community. After re...
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  • Good Morning,

    Good Morning,   I'm evaluating a preliminary design of a Foam Monitors systems to protect a diked area around LFO Tank of a Combined Cycle power plant.   The tank is surrounded by a perimetral wall 80 met...
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  • Update on ESFR Sprinklers and Obstructions at NFPA C&E

    Garner Palenske, P.E., from Jensen Hughes presented work completed for the Research Foundation on Early Suppression Fast Response (ESFR) sprinklers and obstructions to a packed room at the NFPA Conference in Las Vegas...
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  • Second Draft Meetings for NFPA Health Care Facilities Code

    NFPA 99 and 99B Second Draft Meetings, June 6-24, 2016.
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  • Will you be at DHI conNextions conference in Orlando next week?  I will be!

    Next week I will be attending and presenting at the Door and Hardware Institute's annual conference (official conference title, ConNextions) in Orlando, Florida.    I will have the opportunity to represent...
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  • Reserve your spot now for the Symposium on Fire Protection for a Changing World

    Join us on April 18, 2016 at the Holiday Inn Munich - City Centre in Munich, Germany for an in-depth review of the latest emerging issues important to the global fire protection community. NFPA and the Fire Protection...
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  • Time is Running Out to Register for SupDet 2016!

    There is still time to register for the Foundation's 2016 SupDet symposium, which will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton San Antonio Downtown, San Antonio, TX from March 1-4, 2016.  This year's symposium will f...
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  • Reserve Your Spot Now at the Foundation's 2016 SupDet Symposium!

    Registration is open for the Foundation's 2016 SupDet symposium, which will be held at the Doubletree by Hilton San Antonio Downtown, San Antonio, TX from March 1-4, 2016.  This year's symposium will feature 30 p...
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  • Thank You For Attending The Mobile Food Truck Presentation!

    Thank you to everyone who attended the presentation on mobile food truck regulation (or lack thereof) this morning! I am very happy with the turnout and the great questions all of you asked. I look forward to the day ...
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  • Lieftime Achievement Award-Lee F. Richardson

    At this morning's Automatic Fire Alarm Association, Lee F. Richardson, Senior Electrical Engineer (Retired) was given the AFAA's   Larry Neibauer Lifetime Achievement award for his outstanding work on the Natio...
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  • Thank you for joining us

    Thank you for joining us for the live NFPA 72 NFPA Office Hours while in Chicago where we discussed: Requirements for Digital Alarm Communicator Transmitters (DACTs) Differences between high and low frequency alarm ...
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  • Do you love food trucks? Learn how to keep them safe!

    R.T. Leicht, Ron Farr and myself developed a program to explain the fire hazards associated with mobile food trucks and what actions are being taken to address them. This is an issue that has gained a lot of attention...
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  • Come hear about Ammonium Nitrate Code Changes this morning!

    Significant changes were made to the requirements for ammonium nitrate storage, handling and use in NFPA 400 after the West, Texas explosion.  NFPA 400-2016  was published this past week and can be viewed at...
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  • Calling all Canadians - "Cafeh"

    To all Canadians it is almost time to eat. Don’t miss out on a great opportunity to network with your Canadian peers at the Canadian Luncheon “Cafeh”. Hope to see everyone there at 11:30 am in room N...
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  • Allan Fraser"s "IN"!!!!!!!

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  • It really is that easy!!!!!

    Several NFPA staff members have been showing attendees just how easy it is for anyone to submit a language to change any of our codes and standards. If you haven't tried it yet, look for them just outside the registra...
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  • Learn about NFPA 4!

    Paul Dunphy and I created a program to review the roles and responsibilities of the members on the integrated testing team in accordance with NFPA 4, Standard for Integrated Fire Protection and Life Safety System Test...
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  • Submit Public Input Online - July 6, 2015 Deadline!

    Be sure to get your public input submitted by the July 6, 2015 deadline on A2017 documents such as NFPA 3, Recommended Practice for Commissioning of Fire Protection and Life Safety Systems, and NFPA 4: Standard for In...
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