At our facility we have two 2 megawatt medium voltage generators installed outside in manufacturer provided enclosures that we can enter and walk around inside. Each enclosure has 3 doors with panic bars and 2 doors i... Hi. I am a resident of a multifamily apartment complex. I have had multiple issues during move-in, and I'm not very confident in how the complex operates. A couple days after I moved in, two fire trucks ... Hi, everyone; I'm in the beginning stages of planning another book tentatively titled "Fire Departments and Communities." The topic will cover how fire departments perceive and respond to risks across communit... Hi, I am working on a project in which I will be using a VFD to drive an AC motor. For the motor power cable from the VFD to the motor, I am planning to use a cable with a braided shield that is specifica... When working 120Volt Circuits live Receptacles, switches what PPE is required? With many students returning to school remotely this fall, NFPA is urging added caution when using and charging laptops and other digital devices at home. Many households may have more people using and chargin... Hello Community Aroom enclosing fire pumps is a room with roof, walls and hvac system or I can consider that description for a shelter (just roof without walls). Sincerely DS Dear Community I want to know the following answers for the questions: 1. Is it necessary that pump room (room with roof, no walls) has sprinklers with foam? 2. Can these sprinklers with foam pr... I need to know what can I use as a container for combustible waste, plastic or metal with lid of course. They will have rags that have thinner, paint and some cleaners from aerosol on them? For an existing conference room where the Architect required adding an outlet, the plan check person has required outlets as per this article, which requires quantity as in a residence. In addition, it requires ... Hello; Regarding the installation of smoke sensors in rooms with flat and high ceilings (20 feet), what is the maximum height at which I can use this type of device. They are air-conditioned rooms. We are working with... Everyone is familiar with the sound of a fire alarm and flash of the visual notification thanks to drills that are required at schools and the workplace. They are typically designed in a way so that everyone c... Hello, I am looking for an official interpretation regarding NFPA 13's FDC Pipe Sizing Guidelines. 18.104.22.168 gives contradictory and unclear guidance for this matter and I am in need of NFPA's interpretat... Keeping communities safe from fire, electrical, and other related hazards isn’t something that just happens—it’s the result of having a fully functioning Fire & Life Safety Ecosystem. When ... Since the 2014 edition, 240.21(B)(1)(1)(b) has allowed a 10 ft feeder tap to terminate on "equipment containing an overcurrent device" as an alternative to terminating directly on an OCPD. I would like to conn... I have a question. If there is a crew going out to do some electrical maintenance. But only one member of the crew is a qualified electrician. do the other people assisting him need to have CPR and other ... As the COVID-19 pandemic has continued over the past several months, I, like so many others have been carefully monitoring the data and following recommendations from leading epidemiologists and public health experts ... As per NFPA 14 clause 22.214.171.124.1 "For Class II systems, the minimum flow rate for the hydraulically most remote hose connection shall be 100 gpm (379 L/min)." My question is whether we have to provide 100... We are often asked this question: if you could have dinner with anyone, who would it be? Personally, I think a present-day dinner conversation with Thomas Edison, Nikola Tesla, and other pioneers of electricity would ... Hi guys, Consider a shed having only roof is using for dining. All sides are open to enter and exit. Is it mandatory to have both automatic detector and Manual Call point or only manual call point is enough???