• Fire Detection for Diesel Generator

    Hey all,   I'm trying to figure out where in NFPA 72 could I find Fire Detection for a Diesel Generator. 
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    created by afelix
  • Sprinklers in a Laser Tag Arena (Sports Arena)

    In Laser Tag Arenas, there are team Bases. Each project has different themes and therefore have different designs for Bases. Most Bases have an overhead element connected to 2-4 walls.   Question: What specific ...
    jgolden-cwi
    created by jgolden-cwi
  • Abandoned motel renovation...suppression?

    Does this building require a suppression system?    Conditions:       Existing motel built in the late 1960s    Abandoned (4-6 years)      Unde...
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  • FM200 Flexible Connection

    In a building where above ceiling there are vehicles circulating, which creates vibration underneath, and there is a building expansion joint, due changing from this ceiling to another stationary structure, is it...
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    created by vicjusto
  • 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...
    carla9xx
    created by carla9xx
  • Ansul Research

    Is it required for an Ansul System to report to the fire panel? 
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  • is it necessary to use  sprinkler systems in clean rooms?

    Hi, I would like to know which standard in NFPA specifies the selection of Fire protection method for pharmaceutical plant included clean rooms with A to C class. Can anyone specify which standard in NFPA specifi...
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  • DIESEL TANK PROTECTION

    Dear Sir   I have a diesel tank located at the basement in a dedicated room with 3 hours fire rated enclosure with capacity more than 5000L . What is the best fire protection system for such application. Is auto...
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  • is it necessary to use  sprinkler systems in clean rooms?

    Hi, I would like to know which standard in NFPA specifies the selection of Fire protection method for pharmaceutical plant included clean rooms with A to C class. Can anyone specify which standard in NFPA specifi...
    hosseinekbatan
    created by hosseinekbatan
  • Sprig-ups over 4 feet long

    NFPA 13 9.3.6.6 says sprigs 4 ft and over shall be restrained againist lateral movement. Does any one know what type of restraint is to be used. 
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  • CO2 System

    Can CO2 Systems still be used. Have a building with a co2 system that needs some work can the system remain or does it have to be removed.
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    created by doylesapp
  • Quick response sprinkler in retail area - mall

    All Retail Shops are recommended to be provided with Quick Response Sprinklers. Fire Size used in the calculations is 2.5 MW considering Quick Response Sprinklers in compliance with BS 7346 Part 4 Table 3.   &#...
    sourabhchowdhuri
    created by sourabhchowdhuri
  • Vinyl wrapped hood?

    Is there any reference in NFPA 96 that would prohibit a company from installing a vinyl wrapping on their commercial hood system? I am told that the wrap is self-extinguishing. Or is this one of those times where a cu...
    schmidtr
    created by schmidtr
  • Result of Exam can be reviewed

    Just few days ago had a training about https://catalog.nfpa.org/NFPA-72-National-Fire-Alarm-and-Signaling-Code-2019-3-day-Classroom-Training-with-Certificate-of-Educational-Achievement-P458.aspx NFPA 72 (2019) Classro...
    diu.siddik
    created by diu.siddik
  • Grease Ducts

    According to NFPA 13 (2013) 7-10.3.3 sprinklers or spay nozzles have to be no more than 5'-0 from the duct entrance. per the table A.7.10.2 it shows (D) being measured from the inside of the duct. Would this still be ...
    hrracing513
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  • Pendant sprinklers in open ceiling configuration

    Is it ok to use pendant sprinkles in an open ceiling configuration if the distance from the sprinkler deflector and the ceiling are within 12 in.  I have been told that only upright sprinklers are allowed in...
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    created by bjorns
  • HELIPAD FIRE PROTECTION

    WE ARE HAVING HELPAD AREA IS 40 x 40m and landing area is 20x 20m. Helipad is more than 40m away from buildings. As per NFPA 418 do we need to have foam system with deluge.   What are the conditions to avoid foa...
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  • Helipad Foam Deluge System Actuation

    We have a free-standing raised Helipad being built adjacent to an existing Hospital. There is to be an enclosed Bridge/Link that connects the Helipad to the second floor of the hospital to transport patients from...
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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...
    tshemy89
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  • fusible link location

    new code states that fusible links shall be within 12" of the ceiling. Would existing installations be grandfathered in, or do I actually need to move them all?
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