• CAR STACKERS

    I just want to clarify what is the reason for including car stackers in NFPA13 2016 edition to be in Extra Hazard Group 2?
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  • NFPA-30-Extract- Clarification required

    NFPA-30 EXTRACT
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  • RED HUMEDA - COLOR TUBERIAS

    BUENOS DIAS, EN ALGUNA NORMA NFPA INDICA LA OBLIGATORIEDAD DE PINTAR LAS TUBERIAS DE LA RED DE AGUA CONTRA INCENDIOS DE COLOR ROJO ?
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  • fm200 and inert gas systems discharge test (concentration test)

    is a discharge test  requested for the fm200 and inert gas system?
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  • about NFPA 13 8.15.20.4.3

    Hello Sir or Ma'm,   Please find below the above-below sprinkler connection detail on site. My client has rejected this application according to NFPA 13 8.15.20.4.3. Please tell me my application is correct or not?
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  • Clause 10.2.1.4, NFPA 58

    Clause 10.2.1.4, NFPA 58 Any space beneath the floor shall be solid fill, or the perimeter of the space shall be left entirely unenclosed   I am looking for some clarification on this clause and how it rela...
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  • ESFR SPRINKLER

    In NFPA 13 - 2016 it's clearly stated at 8.4.6.2 that ESFR sprinklers shall be installed only in buildings where roof or ceiling slope above the sprinklers does not exceed a pitch of 2 in 12 (a rise of 2 units in a ru...
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  • Does a UPS (supporting computer and telemetry) in a patient care room but outside the patient care vicinity need UL 1363 approval?

    I am an electrician at a VA health care facility. I was recently tasked with doing a Relocatable Power Tap (RPT) audit of all of our patient care rooms. I understand that the area within 6 feet of where the patient re...
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  • Three years after Grenfell, UK announces major funding to strip high-rises of dangerous cladding

    Some promising announcements related to building and life safety were made this week in the UK. The secretary of state for Housing, Communities, and Local Government introduced a new £1 billion Building Safety F...
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  • How to size the Explosion Reliving Device for Starch Siloes

    Hi, I would like to know the requirements and equations I need to use based on NFPA codes, to : 1) Size the Explosion relieving Devise , i.e., Explosion Panel or Explosion Hatch for Starch Siloes used in Pulp& Pap...
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    created by reza.sabet
  • Podcast rerelease: A 2016 NFPA Journal Podcast examines the impact of civil unrest on first responders

    In light of the mass protests in Minneapolis, NFPA Journal Podcast is running an episode that first aired on January 12, 2016, which explores the many implications of civil unrest and mass protests for city fire depar...
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  • Learn from a new international webinar series focusing on wildfire risk

    Beginning on June 3rd, the European Union funded PyroLife Research Program will host a series of insightful webinars every Wednesday through July 22nd.  Each webinar will explore themes of global challenges from ...
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  • Cleaning of Dryers and vents.

    This question pertains to a skilled nursing facility in Northern California.   We clean out our dryers and vents once a month. We recently signed up for TELS, a software program specific for this industry distri...
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  • How to test fire alarm system in a huge and large facility...

    Dear Experts, I have been researching on the net and read NFPA 72 for days. The thing that I try to find out is about testing fire alarm systems for huge and large facility with thousands detectors and modu...
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  • Protective rubber glove protection

    Hello Gentlemen, I am an instructor here in Brazil, and in class, electricians always complain that they cannot use the insulating glove in conjunction with the leather glove to perform tasks that require greater &ldq...
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  • email change

    How do I change the email allocated to my account?
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  • Natural and Man Made Virus, Bacteria and Fungal mitigation measures in Hospitals

    See the  video from the Epoch times  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3bXWGxhd7ic&feature=youtu.be   Correspondence to an ER PHYSICIAN HEAD OF ER DEPT / MONTEFIORE HOSPITAL warning of him of th...
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  • Protection of a Combustible Facade on a Roof

    A client is desirous of installing a Pitched Facade (1 in 12) of combustible nature: it will provide the effect of a Pitched Roof, while sitting on a flat Roof system. Is there a code or standard reference for any ty...
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  • Metal Mesh on Attic Floor

    I have a situation with a very old building.  I am in Ontario Canada so we use our own building code, not IBC. The building has a complete wet sprinkler system throughout with the exception of the attic, which h...
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  • trouble viewing articles in NFPA Xchange

    I am trying to view the recent post on "Safely Storing Hand Sanitizer in a Warehouse" but unable to.  Any guidance? Thanks Matt
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