• NFPA Help!

    I am looking for the paragraph in the NFPA that helps protect the fuel zone liquids in plastic containers by means of FOAM. Without using water.
    last modified by martharcuen
  • Fire Alarm Systems

    Hi  all, I am a beginner in the field of fire alarm systems . I had joined a company 3 months before that work on fire alarm systems .  I want to learn the basics of fire alarm systems . Can anyone tell me ...
    last modified by fasi436
  • Smoke Management Test procedures

    Hi Please advise the advise the procedures for performing the smoke testing in car park (basement floors)   We are in the processing performing the smoke test for the car park ventilation system installed in th...
    created by shinesss
  • Pressure Testing of Sprinkler System

    Hi All   I would like to know, In an Automatic Sprinkler System, is it required to conduct hydro-static or any  pressure testing for Test & Drain (2" Main Lines)?   Could anyone please explain thi...
    last modified by josephjojoadoor
  • Red Tags on Sprinkler Systems

    Is a sprinkler system in need of a five year internal inspection be considered an emergency impairment and be red tagged?
    last modified by cooperj
  • Flow to the remote sprinkler

    A warehouse is being built to protect double row rack storage of Class III commodity with racks that are 20 ft high and one level of in-rack sprinklers (k-5.6) half-way up the rack structure.  What flow is requir...
  • I am new to fire alarm systems .i am interested to do CFPS certification. Can any help me on how to do the CFPS certifications.Any suggestions or guidelines ?

    created by fasi436
  • NFPA 72 testing

    We had a question come up regarding a fire alarm provider placing a system on test remotely after activation. This has happened prior to the Fire Dept arriving to premise to check. Is there a specific provision in N...
    created by su44022
  • Emergency Preparedness & Response

    Hello all, i have an inquire regarding emergency preparedness & response in case of incidents and fire, one of our client which is a logistic company based in a sea port asked me to held for them a training to tra...
    created by tshemy89
  • FDC Check Valve 5-Year?

    We have a company in town quoting to do the five-year inspection on the check valves on the FDC. I have never seen this before and don't read that through my interpretation in NFPA#25. Can I get some clarification ple...
    last modified by epicfireprotection
  • Fire Pump Test header calculation

    I'm currently working on a project where I need to size the test header for a 1000 gpm pump. Do anyone have a calculation sheet to do so as per NFPA 20?   Thanks
    last modified by waelio
  • Maintenance and inspection visits

    Hello, i would like to ask about fire fighting and fire alarm inspection and maintenance visits, how many visits should be attended for a sea port facilities including a warehouses and marines as per NFPA? 
    last modified by tshemy89
  • Integrated System Testing - Questions from Fire Protection Engineers

    Below are answers to questions that both Jacqueline Wilmot and I received during our Webinar "Integrated System Testing – What a Fire Protection Engineer Needs to Know"   Here are some additional reso...
    last modified by smahoney
  • Fire Cistern NFPA 25 INSPECTION

    Hello.  Does anyone know a company that can perform the NFPA 25 Inspection on a 12,000 gallon concrete tank located near Rochester NH?  
    created by arcidycandid
  • NFPA 25 - Annual Fire water pump test- Acceptance criteria

    In NFPA 25 , regarding Fire water pump Annual Performance test, one of the acceptance criteria is specified as  pump performance shall be within 95% of the initial unadjusted field test curve. If the initial fiel...
  • What type of phone lines can a fire panel have?

    I work for a school district and we are building a new High School.  The design of our new fire alarm system/panel is going to use only 2 cellular phone line for emergency communication.   I am use...
    created by sgagliardi19
  • Wireless Fire & Gas Detection Systems (WiHART)

    Hello every body, we have a client project proposal study for Wireless (WiHART) Fire & Gas Detection systems, I look at NFPA 72 and its only defined wired system fire and gas. Does anybody knows where we can find...
    last modified by rfalar
  • NFPA 72 test times recorded in Inspection & Test report

    Hello, Wondering what others are writing down as a TIME in section 6.3 -Supervising Station Monitoring on Insp & test reports Thinking it should be in seconds per chapter 26, how long it takes to transmit rather t...
    created by dtbranz
  • Cushion chamber / Air vessel / Surge protection devices

    NFPA 13: 2019, section quotes " Where cushion tanks are used with automatic fire pumps, no check valve is required in the cushion tank connection". and no where in NFPA standards it is mandatory requirement t...
    last modified by m-arunkumar
  • Expansion joint/ Strain relief / Expansion bellows / Flexible joints

    Can somebody provide guidelines regarding requirement of  expansion joint/ Strain relief / Expansion bellows / Flexible joints in fire pump installations. As per some Indian standards (NBC-National building ...
    last modified by m-arunkumar