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harry.calabia
Click to view contentWe built a new hotel and connected it to the existing hotel. The new hotel has its own fire pump and distribution line. The existing hotel has standard response sprinklers.   Can we adopt 9.4.3 (5) and install standard response to the new hotel?       Big thanks for your input.
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mahakalkarsv
Dear NFPA members I have following question on NFPA-55-   As per Table 6.2.1 Design and Number of Control Areas, it indicates that it is only allowed to have 4 Control Areas per floor per building.  In case of single story buildings with large area, does that still limit the total number of control areas to 4 , or is there a way to address this… (Show more)
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ankasales3
Click to view contentAll The new buildings in USA requires 10 years non-replaceable smoke alarm?   
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sugi
What would the hazard occupancy be for a Food & Nutrition Lab or Home Economics room in a K to 12 school?  The appliances are all electric and there is no fuel fired appliances in the building.  The ranges are all standard house hold appliances.  Basically it is a teaching classroom.  Can this room be considered a light hazard occupancy or should… (Show more)
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schoi
When you have a Class I standpipe system with four additional required standpipe riser in each exit stair way, you will have 500 GPM for the first two hydraulically remote outlet of standpipe plus 250 GPM each for the remaining two standpipe.  You will have 1000 GPM per section 7.10.1.1.1  and section 7.10.1.1.3 of 2013 NFPA 14.  Per section 7.8.1… (Show more)
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artic
Is kitchen hood suppression system required for all hoods, irrespective of the appliance as per NFPA?   In our project, there is no cooking area like in restaurant. There are only Rational oven, chicken grill machine and convection oven – 8 small bakery oven. All are coming under kitchen hood. All appliances are electrically operated . Is Kitchen… (Show more)
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mahakalkarsv
Dear NFPA Members , We have the following query  on NFPA-58 , As per Table 6.2.1 Design and Number of Control Areas, it indicates that it is only allowed to have 4 Control Areas per floor per building.  In case of single story buildings with large area, does that still limit the total number of control areas to 4 , or is there a way to address… (Show more)
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sdube
If anyone has a suggested operating guideline, flow chart or checklist on BDAs that they could share with me, please forward it to sdube@hudsonnh.gov, and thank you in advance. Steve
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mahakalkarsv
Dear Member , Our question is as follows- As per NFPA 55 - Table 6.3.1.1 Maximum Allowable Quantity (MAQ) of Hazardous Materials per Control Area, it indicates the MAQ of storage for Compressed  Flammable gas and LP Gas in different units since one is in the Gaseous form while the other is mainly in Liquid form. However, in case of storing both… (Show more)
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