• Ceiling mounted AHU integration with Fire Detection and alarm system

    Are ceiling mounted AHUs provided inside client areas in high rise commercial buildings and Malls are required to be integrated with fire detection and alarm system to switch off the AHUs in case of fire?  ...
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  • Residentail Board and Care Intent

    Residential Board and Care:   Question:  Is it the intent of the NFPA 101 to limit the number of small residential board and care facilities within a single building?   Project:  I am proposing (...
  • 6 head or few domestic water sprinkler installs

    In NFPA 101, section 9.7.1.2 there is an allowance to install up to 6 sprinkler heads for the protection of a hazardous area without requiring a licensed sprinkler contractor and design. For many years we've provided ...
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  • MER's are rated walls required?

    Hi All- Seems to be some conflict here at my facility re: MER space  Do the walls need to be rated?  My understanding is that, yes the walls should be 1 hr., Am I misinformed?   Thanks in advance-&#...
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  • NFPA 221 Masonry Design

    I am putting together slides for an upcoming seminar titled, "Fire-Resistive Design & Detailing with Masonry Walls".  I am looking for masonry details to share with the audience.  Anyone have slides or d...
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  • Re: Is there a Learn Not to Burn curriculum for 4th grade similar to the downloadable plans for K-1 grades?

    Here is a 4th Grade program prepared for McHenry Township Fire Protection District who posed the original question above in an effort to gauge other curriculum available.  Hopefully others will find it helpful.&#...
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  • Reference books

    I have been asked to develop some life safety standards for fraternity house corporations. Recommendations, (with the caveat that the local jurisdiction having authority should ultimately be consulted) include number ...
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  • Code Requirement to Rehab House gutted by fire

    I live in Albuquerque NM. A house next to my rental property was mostly gutted due to a smoke fire over 10 years ago. The floor joists are exposed, most walls are missing, an extension cord has been run from the outsi...
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  • Life Safety For Special needs

    Hi, Does any one knows what are the life safety requirements for a building or facility occupied by special needs children?
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  • Evacuation sign posting

    I have had emergency evacuation signs made 8.5 X 11 of the several secondary areas within our facility that the public and our employees are subject to be in, my question is how high should a emergency evacuation sign...
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  • NFPA 130

    My name is Kerry Galloway. I am a Regulatory Compliance Engineer. I am curious to know the typical cost for NFPA 130 certification for a server system used on trains or railway vehicles. I would also like to know h...
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  • THE BEST SUITABLE FIRE EXTINGUISHER FOR OPERATION THEATER

    Which is the best suitable fire extinguisher for the operation theater ?   I prefer to place one or two clean agent / FM 200 portable fire extinguishers near the operating room as it is a clean, non toxic g...
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  • NFPA vs IBC

    Is this a topic for discussion? Are the same thing? Who is wining?  nfpa  ibc
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  • SHUTDOWN OF FAN COIL UNIT in the event of fire emergeny

    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  ...
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  • CLSS test

    Has anyone taken this test CLSS. what should I expect? 
  • Detection - Mitigation - Notification of toxic & exposive gases

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/gtvsl7noslemn6b/UMASS%20Dartmouth%20Drawing%20Keltron%20%20Macurcogas%20shut%20off_2%20radix%20wire.pdf?dl=0   Following the recent gas explosions , the drop box drawing is a ...
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  • Means of Egress- Exterior walls

    Hello everybody, I am Concept Designer Architect and I am new to the field of the fire protection and means of egress projects, If any body could help in the following:  In the Public projects should the exterior...
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  • new apartments

    is the intent of NFPA 72 for new apartments to have low frequency horn and strobes in every unit or just the unit for hearing and visual disabilities.
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  • Suitable fire alarm for saunas, steam rooms and spas

    What is the suitable fire alarm (initiating device) for saunas, steam rooms and spas. 
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