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seashift
I have a question about one of the most mysterious codes of all apparently. NFPA 1 chapter 15. Now it seems pretty straight forward but, why does anyone I ask give me a blank stare and say huh. And one answer I was given was that no one does Fire Dept Concurrency Reviews anymore. And that was from a person that just gave me one.   Section 15.1.1… (Show more)
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joslinr
During the current national emergency, and the push to create spaces for patients, how does NFPA 99 and NFPA 101 relate to occupancy changes? Specifically, if a hospital wants to use a hotel for patients, would the hotel need to meet the occupancy for hospital or hotel? Similarly, using assembly spaces for patient care and treatment.
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yunlongliu
What is the requirements of the heat detector detection time which serves a deluge system?
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bk1
Are code required tests, repairs to restore impairments and inspections, still required to be completed on time during government imposed shelter in place orders?    For example where a hospital or restaurant continues to cook would they be required to have the fire protection systems protecting the cooking areas maintained in accordance with… (Show more)
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robert.auer
I am looking for guidance on whether sites are held to current year NFPA codes or the "code of construction" like one would be with B31.1.    How would one find the NFPA code during the year of construction if that is the case? 
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yunlongliu
While Fiberglass Reinforced Polymer (FRP) materials have an excellent fire resistance rating under ASTM and UL tests, it is not classified as non-combustible under ASTM E136.   NFPA 130, 101 definition of Non-combustible material: 4.7  Non-combustible Material A material that complies with any of the following shall be considered a… (Show more)
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john.bosyj
Does an electric smoker oven that uses a small quantity of wood for flavouring enhancement need to comply with chapter 14 Napa 96 that deals with solid fuel cooking operations?
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twright00
Section 6.17 of NFPA 55 (2020 edition) requires mechanical exhaust ventilation for indoor storage and use areas and storage buildings for compressed gases and cryogenic fluids. Subsection 6.17.3.3 requires shutoff controls, where a manual shutoff switch located outside the room in a position adjacent to the principal access door would shutdown… (Show more)
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1502smith
Where can I find the ventilation/air exchange requirements for C1D1 rooms?  Is there a standard?  Under what code is it?
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jwflaherty
We have a machine with a 2-door enclosure (Saginaw Control Engineering SCE-306012WFLP) with a through-door rotary disconnect (Allen Bradley 194R- 194R-J30-1753, 194R-N2,  194R-PYT). The right side door has the through-door disconnect and the door overlaps the left side door such that the left side door cannot be opened unless the right side door… (Show more)
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