Log in to follow, share, and participate in this community. For new installations: kindly advise if the main fire alarm panel protecting a building can be utilized to release and monitor the fire suppression system within the same building (does NFPA 2001 allow this?), o... We need to install a Kidde wet chemical system in our kitchen. Unfortunately, the supplier who provided the necessary support is no longer in the market. We are totally new to the system. It's a small system with one ... Requesting information about potential problems with fire suppression systems and the use of Air Pear systems installed in large open buildings. I feel that the destratification could cause a delay in ... Have a dwelling that only has a class K extinguisher within its kitchen. Is this acceptable? A golf course clubhouse building is currently sprinkler protected. The building is remote from any municipal water service and is served domestically by a small well. The building fire sprinkler system der... Does NFPA 20-2016 184.108.40.206.5 allow for backflow preventers and sprinkler valves for both wet and dry sprinkler systems to be installed in the fire pump room as "related components"? The exemption in Section 4.13.... As per NFPA 20, it stataes that "220.127.116.11 Field Retest Results. 18.104.22.168.1 The field retest results shall be compared to the original pump performance as indicated by the fire pump manufacturer’s origina... Dear Engineers, What is the best fire suppression solution between IG55 (ARGONITE) or DPSA for electrical room . cdt, I have tested my ul listed diesel fire pump which is rated at 100% flow :pressure 152 psi and at 150% flow: pressure 135 psi. But during my testing i got 152 psi when it run with 100% flow. But at 150%, th... Hi! I would appreciate your help with the interpretation of the following: On NFPA 13 (2019), paragraph 22.214.171.124 states that "the minimum water supply shall be available for the minimum duration specified in Chapter 1... Hi All, Hope you are doing well. My name is Kamil Lagiewka and I am working as 2nd Officer, in possession of Chief Officer’s license, with experience on LNG and LPG vessels. I was involved in many fire dri... Can I hydro a dry system with nitrogen to 200 psi? we have a diesel and electric pump operating in auto mode. As per NFPA 20, the pressure setting for the pump shall be churn pressure+ static pressure. while doing the actual performance test, the churn pressure( zer... Hello. The question I have is where in NFPA does it say that if you exceed a certain ceiling height you are to use type "xyz" sprinkler heads. Storage height is minimal, 12' at the most. lets just say for talking purp... Dear NFPA Community My client has 9 fire pumps because the higher water requirement is 4900 gpm. The capacity for each pump is: a) Two Jockey Pumps (Q: 100 gpm) b) Five Electric Motor Pump... 1 ) I have questions about calculation design of sprinkler systems and fire hose connections for high-rise buildings. Due to the design of fire protection systems of high-rise buildings, the design must be... In NPFA floor separation is main fact for Sprinkler riser. Another one major issue is test and drain valve is allow in floor to floor separation issue. Please give me with reference from NFPA 13 OR 14. in ... On one of my project Client is asking for foam chamber protection for vertical storage tank (storing chemical) of 4m dia and 10m length. Calculating as per NFPA 11 the flow requirement of foam solution = 8.2 gpm. Norm... Fire water tank filling in 8 hour . Can we avoid this somehow?