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ryfilibert
if an older B occupancy building had some smokes in an office area, and they're removing some walls to make an open office. Can I leave the old smokes where they are? they don't provide full area coverage, but the building is fully sprinklered with pullstations. Basically I'd need to know if i need to hire a different company to reprogram if I… (Show more)
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matthewkontos
Hello everyone,   I am trying to pass a test regarding life safety questions. I have a few sample questions that I need explained.    I need about 30 minutes worth of help. I will pay $50.00 to a individual who is able to sit on the phone with me and review my questions.   Contact me at matthewkontos@gmail.com or through here please.    Thanks!… (Show more)
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sangbilly21
Hello...just wondering...do a patient room in a hospital require smoke gaskets?
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juliustom
HI..                  Regarding the shutdown of fans in the fan coil unit by fire alarm   The FCU is fully controlled by unitary controller provided by BMS So  to shut down the fans FAS control module will connect to FCU controller this may be the proper way to control. Anybody have idea please share  .   Fire alarm input to FCU controller will… (Show more)
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abdulrahman
Dear Team   I am going to do corridor smoke test in one of residential building; I need to know the following: a) What is the amount of smoke needed by smoke machine and what is the time required such process? b) What is the smoke evacuation time for getting acceptance?   Please treat that as important   I looking for receiving a response of… (Show more)
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juliustom
Hi, i am from saudiarabia Regarding the smoke extract fan -the control in case of fire emergency  and monitor by whom fire alarm or BMS.As per NFPA standards anybody have an idea with refer to standards on this matter please let me know...   Also the control of FAN coil unit  in case of fire emergency its by BMS soft ware or fire alarm control… (Show more)
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copazo68
Solicito a esta asociación, nos pueda aclarar el siguiente punto de la Norma NFPA 407/2017 “Aircraft Fuel Servicing”, la que en el Anexo A.5.1.2.1 del capítulo 5, indica lo siguiente “Cuando los combustibles de turbina AVGAS, MOGAS o JET B son almacenados en grandes cantidades en tanques sobre el suelo, deben almacenarse en tanques tipo techo… (Show more)
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jeff.hoyt.ifdia
I'm bidding out a job where we will be replacing doors into an Alzheimer's wing of a nursing home. These are fire-labeled doors, so they must have positive latching, et. al. The current setup uses a mag lock and numeric keypad for security.    Do you have any suggestions on how to make this opening fire code compliant, but still provide security… (Show more)
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sourabhchowdhuri
Hello,   In my mall project, the staircase enclosure is 2 hr. fire rated as per NFPA - 101. The staircase is constructed in well load "I" section structures from 10th level of multiple basement to ground level and still extended to retail level 11.  Is there any fire code to have a relevant respective fire rating for "I" section of staircase… (Show more)
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darlibrary
A Fire hose cabinet is provided at the flat roof of Dubai airport support building in accordance with the NFPA 14-2016, chapter 7, section 7.3.2. Building is 2-storey and 8m in height with open steel stairs outside the building which is not reaching to the roof where mechanical equipment are provided. However Ladder is provided to access this… (Show more)
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