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When a building of 3 story height + basement (below grade) , total building footprint area~1000 m2 , does it require to be sprinklered or not? Thank you for your help
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New guy here, first post. Per 2018 NFPA 99 para 1.3 Application: This Code shall apply to all health care facilities other than home care and veterinary care.   This is the only use of the word "Veterinary" in NFPA 99.  I can find no AHJ type of criteria requiring separation of these two systems.  Spoke to one of our local Third Party… (Show more)
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? Are their any NFPA code reference for extension cords use /  violations  such as not being used for permanent  placed commercial kitchen equipment? or through ceiling grids 
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NFPA 58 Liquefied Petrolium. Does the 5 ft and 15 ft sphere extend below grade (gravel base). Light pole base installed in the 15 foot radius
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Is there any NFPA code to dictate how to design a space using 3D printing with metal powder mixtures of  Titanium 6-Aluminium 4-Vanadium alloy powder (size: 0-45 μm) and for storage also.   Regards,
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What is the height and width for the storage of shingles? They have a huge pile of shingles over 100 ft. They take an shred the material.
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I am a Single Family 2 story homeowner in the Town of Lewiston, New York.  My home was built in December 2015 by Forbes Capretto Homes.  During the building process, I was told by the builder that due to the incline of the street in which my street is adjacent to, I need a fire sprinkler system.  The builder told me they needed to have a sprinkler… (Show more)
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As a contractor currently building an elevated track system as well as an above ground open air station, there is question whether the NFPA-130 specifically section 5.1 Stations specifically wiring as it pertains to emergency lighting and communications circuits that are required to be 1-hour rating.  As the contractor we are taking the stance… (Show more)
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Per the NEC, is a strap considered a fitting? There’s not a clear cut definition one way or the other.  Question arose from if metallic straps can be used on PVC conduit , with 352.100 stating fittings need to be non-metallic. Whereas 352.30 doesn’t state one way or another material wise. 
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NFPA could offer an "economy" alternative to the current fire code subscription service.  The alternate subscription will only have those standards in the 2-years and 3-years revision cycles.   Other affordable alternative code subscriptions that could be offered:   - Water based systems standards (NFPA 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 22, 24, 25, 750)…
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