Its query on selection of fire pump sizing as per NFPA20. Water demand is coming to 2300 usgpm. The selected fire pump is 2000 usgpm ?. As NFPA 20, cl no. 4.10 and A4.10 states fire pump capacity is selected within 90... A facility is looking to replace the existing boilers and the existing exhaust stack that goes up and out of the building does not appear to be a viable option. There is an old steam tunnel entrance that would... Hi, I'm from Panama. Here in Panama, the NFPA standards are used. and for the construction of a two-story building with metal structure WF view. Firefighters are demanding some 2 hour fire retardant system for columns... Multi-story building. NFPA 101-2012 edition. Reference Section 220.127.116.11.3 (fire barriers/horizontal exits). 18.104.22.168.3 (1) and (2) are met. A floor above discharge floor has a fire barrier wi... Within NFPA 101 - 2018 edition, under Chapter 32 for a New Residential Board and Care facility, subsection 22.214.171.124 there is to be two Smoke Compartment's per floor (of 22,500sf or less). It goes on to describe ... I just moved into an older home where many of the outlets are 2-prong only. My brother in law says that replacing the outlet with a 2-wire GFI outlet would meet electrical code and does not require the ground wire. An... Is 210.52(B)(1) saying the two or more 20 ampere small appliance branch circuits required by 210.11(C)(1) will supply all outlets covered in 210.52(A)? Or does shall serve all wall and floor receptacle outlets covered... Hi, We have a project having cold stores room in the kitchen area storing various cooking needs (i.e., Vegetables, Meat, etc) sizing various from 9 sqm to 24 sqm. The freezer cold room storage temperature vari... A sprinkler contractor has installed extended coverage sprinklers with the deflectors 16 inches below the concrete ceiling of a parking garage. Construction is unobstructed. They referenced NFPA 13 (2013) ... Is there a specific guideline regarding separation of an LPG tank and a flammable liquids cabinet? Industrial occupancy not frequented by the public. Are pump houses required to be connected to emergency power? The maintenance man at the local school said the temperature in the pump house dropped to 5 degrees when regular utilities went out. Looking for an exception to NOT install smoke detection in a dormitory bathroom which has automatic sprinkler system , bathroom has a door can a heat detector be installed in a dormitory lounge that has a cooking appliance instead of a smoke detector? Hello, I have been selling and installing Industrial Spray booths for quite sometime. it has always been that in the event of a fire condition either in the booth or elsewhere in the building and the ... A well-developed safety program, in this case an electrical safety program (ESP), is crucial for protecting the most important part of any corporation; employees. The ESP must involve all levels of employees in order ... Can a heat detector be installed in a dormitory lounge with a cooking appliance rather than a smoke detector ? Hello, I have the following question... According with NFPA 88A,2019 6.4.4 sprinklers shall not be required in open parking structures. Does this apply even if the building is mixed use: 37 total floors (... 126.96.36.199.10.4 states Medical–surgical vacuum inlets shall draw 85 Nl/min (3 SCFM) without reducing the vacuum pressure below 300 mm (12 in.) gauge HgV at any adjacent station inlet. Table 5.1.11 St... We have a site with no water supply and all fire protection will need to come from an above ground storage tank. The question is, when sizing the tank do you need to add the site fire flow requirements and the fire sp... is there a clearance code for underground pipe that go under or above other pipes in the ground?