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Andrew Stemp
I am trying to determine the inspection requirements of a residence used as an Airbnb. The 2018 NFPA 1 just changed the definition of a one and two dwelling unit to exclude renting to more than 3 people (6.1.8.1.1).  I think that the residence would then fall under lodging and rooming houses (6.1.8.1.2) but since the house has a kitchen, that… (Show more)
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shelley waugh
Can a client have a sleeping room in a business occupancy/office building?  Specifically, it is an on call employee.
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Kevin Wallace
I'm trying to clarify sections of NFPA 72 for a residential application.    Section 23.16 refers to requirements for "Low Power Radio Wireless Systems".  But then you have Section 29.8.2 regarding "Interconnection".  Our application is a residence with a Burg/Fire panel and battery powered smoke detectors.  Our smoke detectors appear to comply… (Show more)
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Leigh Hoey
I am with an airline in Canada and the fire prevention officer in 1 of our locations has advised we must change all of our ABC portable fire extinguishers mounted on mobile equipment to Purple K type. The individual is referring to NFPA-410 as the basis for this requirement. We have reviewed NFPA-410 and see nothing in this document indicating… (Show more)
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Aldo Cisternas
Hello:   First off all, I want to thanks NFPA for having on-line forums in which we can ask technical questions.   I work for a Chilena GLP Company called Abastible, and we have had some problems interpreting the NFPA-58, Chapter 10 (Buildings or Structures Housing LP-Gas Distribution Facilities)   The Application says "This chapter applies to… (Show more)
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Seyed Mohammad Hosseini
Hello I have a question, I cant understand the meaning of this sentence, I cant imagine the meaning of average ceiling height , , Height of the peak.  can some one help me and show me in a picture by  placing of heat detector in  a example
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Elsa Lopez Diaz
NFPA 2001 Clarification. We are under an inert gas system design (IG-541) . Our system is class C fire and according to NFPA-2001 table A.5.4.2.2.b minimun design concentration of 38.5% shall be used.   My concern is related to concetration target to calculate the discharge time. There are two paragraphs on NFPA-2001 that will divert to a… (Show more)
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Mark Keller
In what year were sprinkler and fire alarm systems required to be monitored by a central alarm company?
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