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pgonski
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 allow the exhaust to pop up >6 feet away and outside of the building in their private alleyway.  There are no operable windows/etc… (Show more)
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dnowicki
In NFPA 70, Article 501.5(E), 1 For a Class I Division 2, Terminations - it says cables entering an enclosure required to be explosion proof shall be sealed at the point of entry.   A squirrel cage induction motor with the proper T Code to my understanding is not an arcing or sparking device and can be considered for use in a Class 1 Division 2… (Show more)
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khourihan
We wanted to know if a Category 2 Class A facility for horse riding requires heat detection. The roof line is very high and i am concerned about long term service.  NFPA150 states Fire alarms are required in all Class A facilities and any Class B facility with sleeping quarters. Fire alarm detection devices are required to be installed within all… (Show more)
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808dave
I'm a volunteer board member & engineer (with only a little helpful exposure to fire-separation issues) doing what I can to assist with maintenance problems at an aging (1974) condo facility in Honolulu.   At hand is the need to replace six or seven ragged, rusty steel  & wood doors in our common area.  Some have tags that are legible, others… (Show more)
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istiaque.emcs
Hi All Its Istiaque from Bangladesh. In one project where from fire pump room to building fire main pipe have to run beneath the ground, I have read in some articles that microbiologically influences corrosion happens in underground pipe if steel pipe is used.  Can anyone please suggest me what type of pipe can be used to avoid this. Expecting… (Show more)
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ameneses
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 (commercial) and 5 floors exclusively for parking use? The consultant doesn't want to use sprinklers in those 5 floors.    NFPA 88A defines… (Show more)
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bradpenrose
Is there a specific guideline regarding separation of an LPG tank and a flammable liquids cabinet? Industrial occupancy not frequented by the public.
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fire.direccion
I am carrying out a project against fire in military installations where there is smoke-free powder for the manufacture of weapons ... what NFPA norm can I review?Thanks a lot  the project is in Mexico
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