• Does fm200 cylinders require hydrostatic test. .

    Does fm200 cylinder required hydrostatic test If so kindly share the clause . 
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  • Recommendations or Mandatory requirements by legislation?

    In the NFPA2001 standard, the definition for shall says it is a mandatory requirement. As far as I know, something is only mandatory if stated in Legislation, Regulations or Official Acts? Does this mean the part...
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  • interconnecting multiple addressable FACP together

    Hello there, i have a fire alarm project we have installed 20 addressable FACP, but the consultant asked us to connect all panels together so far if there is an alarm in panel number 1 it will also appear in the other...
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  • Smoke Exhaust & Inlet Air Fan Logic

    Dear   Need your support to understand the smoke fan start and stop logic in case of fire alarm.   In one of our building's cable room we have Supply smoke inlet fan and exhaust smoke fan.   As per HVA...
    created by ranajaved0085
  • Underground Fire Protection mainline

    Hi, I would like to ask about using the UPVC pipe, class 5 as an underground fire protection mainline, I knew that UPVC pipe is not listed in NFPA13 & 24, so what are the potential risks in case I used it? o...
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  • Emergency lighting fixtures with conversion kit

    Dear sir/Madam, Subject: Emergency lighting fixtures I have a Question for NFPA to clarify :  1. Are all lighting fixtures (luminaries) used for emergency lighting required to be listed? 2. Does that incl...
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  • protection against sea blast corrosion of fire wire

    Good day Forum   Do you have any recommendations for fire rated wires to be used in an area experiencing heavy sea blast? the bare copper connections are turning black and corroding.   thank you.
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  • if the fabric passed test number 2 (NFPA 101 & 701) , will it be fire rated for 1hr or 2hr or ……?

    While designing out door parking Car shade-  steel Canopy which contain a fabric as a shade - its required for the fabric to pass test 1 or test 2 according to NFPA 101, NFPA 701.  But its not mentioned how...
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  • Commercial Systems Inspector

    Cennox is a nationwide corporation looking for a  Commercial Systems Inspector.   Part- Time in the Cleveland,OH; North Dayton, OH;  Full- Time in Richmond, VA;  Norfolk, VA; St. Louis, MO 
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  • should i leave the supply or close it

    I have an MRI Room that have 2 HVAC system the first one is closed which take and supply air inside the room it self. The second one is an AHU fresh air supply and exhaust connected to main Hospital system. ...
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    Hi Team,          One of our maintenance site, We have a requirement to test and maintain the fire pumps. Last week we have conducted the flow test of fire pumps during the tim...
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  • Rolling Fire Door Code

    Hello,  We recently have had our rolling fire doors inspected and during the inspection the worker mentioned he thought Fire Doors weren't needed if sprinkler systems were installed on both sides of the fire doo...
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  • Combining quick and standard response sprinkler system

    Hello again. Can a quick response sprinkler and a standard response sprinkler be combined in same system?   Thanks George             
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  • pipe material for drain of sprinkler system

    We are having the building of four floors, so from each floor there is drain. Pipes for sprinkler system is black steel. Is there any NFPA code stating the material or is there any standard practice that we should use...
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  • Is anyone doing the 5 year hydro-static testing for FDC's according to NFPA 25?

    I'm with an AHJ and we were thinking of enforcing all of the NFPA 5 year inspections. Just looking for thoughts and advice on who out there is testing the FDC's according to 25. Thanks. 
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  • Fire Pumps

    Is there a standard on how many drips you can have for pump packing? 
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  • NFPA13 - Reducers and Bushings

    I´ve got a quick question, consult you regarding an appreciation of NFPA 13 and the installation of sprinkler piping systems.  In several projects in which we have been consultants and also contractors, the...
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  • Foam Hydrant issue???

    I am working with a facility that utilizes low-expansion foam systems, with foam in bladder tanks. They have a hydrant on the property that flows water and foam when opened.  What would be the cause of this?...
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  • Do we need to remove abandoned Fire Sprinkler pipe

    Are we required by code to remove abandoned fire sprinkler pipe.? If we do, what section of code authorize that. I have read NFPA 13 2013 edition section 27.2.3. It is required to be uniquely identified..  In a ...
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  • Is check valve needed to be installed after gate valve for zone control valve?

    Is check valve required to be installed after gate valve for zone control valve. There 2 scenario mentioned in NFPA 13 with check valve and without check valve. Which one should be followed.
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