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Andrew Buttermore
I'm about to do a 5 year flow test on a building that has about 10 standpipes coming off of one fire pump. The way I read chapter 6 is: -If there is only 1 standpipe - I flow 500 gpm from most remote.  -If there are 2 standpipes- I flow 750gpm from most remote hose valve (two hose valves if  necessary ) -if there are 3 (or more) I flow 1000 gpm… (Show more)
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cyntia silva
My concern is that water mist may extinguish gas fire but does it cool hot equipment /piping surface cooling enough to prevent re-ignition or explosion if gas wasn't completely burnt in enclosure. Or would be most adequate use deluge in this case ? Note there is no liquid fuel risk on this case, only gas and inside enclosure 
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Robert Disano
CLOSETS SPRINKLERS | NFPA Xchange  In NFPA 13, 2007 edition, clothes closets in new apartment buildings that were less than 12ft2 and have no washer/dryers and furnaces/heaters, were permitted to have sprinkler protection omitted, but in NFPA 13, 2013, all clothes closets regardless of size in new apartment buildings, have to be protected with… (Show more)
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luis antonio bueno diaz
Estimado se que la bomba jockey debe ser capas de sostener una presión menos la rociador mas pequeño instalado pero no tengo la formula.   favor su ayuda
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Nicholas Dawe
Another fatal fire in an 18 story unsprinklered building   Hamilton Fire Dept (@HamiltonFireDep) | Twitter    1 person dead after Hamilton apartment fire - Hamilton - CBC News    One person dead after fire at Hamilton apartment building | CP24.com    When will Canadian Codes start requiring fire sprinklers?
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suhail ehtisham
DO WE NEED TO INSTALL PRV AT ZONE CONTROL VALVE ASSEMBLY FOR BUILDING SPRINKLERS, WHEN HYDRANT SYSTEM OPERATING PRESSURE IS 8.5 BAR. SPRINKLER IS 5.6 K FACTOR PENDENT, HAVING 1/2 INCH NPT. MAX BRUSTING PRESSURE OF SPRINKLER IS 16 BAR & OPERATING PRESSURE IS 12 BAR.
Dipak Kalambe
I am designing Foam Sprinkler system for Diesel Generator Room and Diesel Tank Room for a residential and commercial Building. I would like to know is it acceptable to have Foam Sprinkler System for Diesel Storage Room which is next to Generator Room.
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Alaa Galal
How can I calculate the fire flow area for a project includes many buildings other than one-and two - family dwellings. ? the site consists of many apartment buildings, villas and townhouses of two and three floors. my question is how to calculate  the fire flow area to get the required fire flow from NFPA 1 table 18.4.5.2.1  is it the total… (Show more)
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Pedro Maia
Dear Experts The siesmic hazard maps on the USGS site has been discontinued. How can we find Ss values for African places? Thanks
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Eby Daniel
Dear Sir, As per NFPA-11, Clause 4.7.2.1 “Galvanized pipe shall be used” and 4.7.2.2 “Pipe carrying foam concentrate shall not be galvanized.”. Advice, if the Foam System is occupied with closed sprinkler system with deluge system, What type of pipe need to used after Deluge valve (not in Concentrated Foam line)? Shall we can use Galvanized Pipes… (Show more)
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