Skip navigation
All Places > Xchange Forums

Code Enforcement

Log in to follow, share, and participate in this community.

Recent Activity

Are nursing homes allowed to have the space above the ceiling and below the floor/roof deck used as a return air plenum?
in Code Enforcement
334.10(3)  Other structures permitted to be of types III, IV, and V construction. Cables shall be concealed within walls, floors, or ceilings that provide a thermal barrier of material that has at least a 15 minute finish rating as identified in listings of fire rated assemblies. ART 100 Concealed Rendered inaccessible by the structure or… (Show more)
in Code Enforcement
Need field evaluation for a manufactured earthquake safe chimney for a home in California to provide certification in order to get a permit for installation.   What company can provide such an evaluation?
in Code Enforcement
I noticed that NFPA does not offer training for NFPA 14, however I was encouraged to connect to colleagues in our field thru NFPA Xchange who might suggest institutions that offer NFPA 14 training. Online courses and/or webinars are preferred as these are cheaper options. Thanks for your help!
in Code Enforcement
Can anyone please help with the NEC code reference number were is states that #6 awg. and smaller has to be a continuous color for current carrying wires? I can only find the code for the neutral and ground. 
in Code Enforcement
In NFPA 1-52 Energy Storage Systems, How the threshold quantities and Maximum Allowable Quantities capacities are defiend as a stated(i.e. litium batteries 20kWh threshold quantities and 600kWh MAQ). Could you tell me the reason and applicable provisions 
in Code Enforcement
In my county, Nevada County, gutters are mandated on any new construction or reroof. On my last house I couldn't receive an occupancy without installing them. I have built for many years without gutters as they are unnecessary and require maintenance. Many thousands are injured or killed each year as a result of maintaining them, some thirty feet… (Show more)
in Code Enforcement
As stated in NFPA 58, Reference: Section (A), NFPA 58, 2017 edition:   “(A)* Mounding material shall be earth, sand, or other noncombustible, noncorrosive materials and shall provide a minimum thickness of cover for the container of at least 1 ft (0.3 m).”   Is the intent of (A) to require that the containers covered with sand… (Show more)
in Code Enforcement
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)…
Are  Are AFO Automatic Fire Ball Extinguisher products certified / recognized by NFPA standards for use in North America ?
in Code Enforcement
Load more items