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eng_mikemo
I would like to know in which NFPA that requires the cables used in the LPG detection system shall be fire rated cables? is it NFPA 54 or 70? which section exactly, please?
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mweseloh
NFPA 13, 2013 version has additional provisions to support sprinkler piping from shared supports under 9.1. NFPA 13, 2010 version does NOT have these additional sections and is more general. Was it / is the intent of NFPA 13, 2010 version to prohibit the use of shared support structures? or Was this additional language in NFPA 13, 2013 version… (Show more)
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john.notmyname.smith
Can someone give a definitive answer as to whether a standard galvanized malleable iron sch40 pipe fitting is considered a "Zinc-aluminum alloy?"   NFPA 54 5.6.8.4  (5.5.7.5 in the 2021 edition) states that "Zinc-aluminum alloy fittings" are not legal to use in LP gas piping. Does that refer to standard galvanized fittings which are cast out of… (Show more)
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danlo434
Does the local fire rescue department have the authority to mandate that an existing facility that was last renovated and compliant with code in 1993 be retrofitted with a sprinkler system?
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tajenkins42
In a NFPA 13R (2019) System, the balconies and patios that are accessible through the dwelling units are protected with a sprinkler head per 6.6.5.1 . Does the overhang at the Entry Porch by the front door need to be protected as well in a Type V construction?
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holden
Trying to find in NFPA 72 where it states when a yellow tag must be used on a fire alarm system
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david.sparkes
As long as the gasoline cans are in approved gasoline containers and the containers are in a metal cabinet like storage container labeled flammable, should there be any other concern if say the metal cabinet was in a small engine shop? The shop consists of poured concrete walls, ceiling, and floor with a monitored alarm system only (no fire… (Show more)
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minho.oh
Dear, Sir. I have some question related to NFPA1901. I worked in KFI(Korea Fire Institute which public company is ceritification company in South Korea). I attached word file our question. So, could you please answer our queation? I will wait for your response.   Thanks.  
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mtrzcinski
The subsection is written as follows:   38.6.3.2.1 Extraction and post oil processing operations including dispensing of flammable liquids between containers, shall be performed in one of the following locations: A chemical fume hood in accordance with Chapter 7 of NFPA 45 An approved exhaust system installed in accordance with NFPA 91 or… (Show more)
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