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Are pull stations required in villas or summer houses as per NFPA?
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The new chapter (Chapter 15) on dental gas and vacuum systems in NFPA 99 2018 has caught the attention of AHJs, architects, dental supply companies, fire marshals, building officials, landlords, and now even dentists themselves. This was the intended effect, but the current problem is that the 2018 edition of the code has not yet gone into… (Show more)
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I have an application for a home based film development in a apartment (6unit) older block. Only in my home town would some attempt this. Thanks
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New Code (at least since 2010) calls for duct sensors to be tested in three ways: sensing of smoke (smoke entry), differential pressure, and sensitivity.  The duct detectors in our building are about 30 years old, and haven't been manufactured for about 20, and have historically only been tested using the first of the three.  Since they need to be… (Show more)
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HDPE Toilet Partitions-Is there a fire rating requirement
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Assume an electrical room with a 300KW UPS system (listed, self contained).  Would this room require a 1-hour rating and if so, what codes can I use to get there?
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Code states egress from a room or space shall not pass through adjoining or intervening rooms or areas, except where such adjoining rooms or areas and the area served are accessory to one or the other, are not a Group H occupancy and provide a discernible path of egress travel to an exit. But, what if the exit door connected to the fire-rated… (Show more)
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In a Correcitonal setting, is there a time frame that a certain number of doors can be open manual?
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Click to view contentYou know there needs to be a cheat sheet for when notification is needed on a project! 9.6.3 Occupant Notification. Occupant notification shall be provided to alert occupants of a fire or other emergency where required by other sections of this Code. Occupant notification shall be in accordance with through,… (Show more)
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Is there any NFPA document that relates to, or requires fire rating of mech rooms, i.e. rated partitions & doors?
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