In a recent project, during a pre-inspection of the job site, a question was raised regarding the shut down of fans during a fire event. In an ICU unit, contained within a single smoke compartment, the isolation fan for the AII rooms must be kept running during the fire event due to health concerns. However, general exhaust fans, contributing just… Show more
The NFPA does not give any specific requirement for museums, galleries or exhibition spaces. They are considered as assembly use; however, the occupant load factor of 1.4 m2/person (occupant load factor for assembly occupancy, less concentrated use) seems to be exaggerated for a space that should not be overcrowded by function. Is there any… Show more
Is anyone seeing enforcement of the NFPA-25 20 Year Rule for testing QR sprinkler on ESFR systems? When NFPA-25 mentions individual "sample sprinkler," can I assume that its just 1% of heads (min. 4) and they can all be removed from one system since all four systems have the same year, RTI, SIN & Temp head that requires the testing.
NFPA code Chapter 400 relative to proximity of equipment, valves, etc, of dissimilar chemicals. Particularly Sulfuric acid 93% and Sodium Hydroxide 50%.
The Public Education seemed to be the best forum available for this topic so if it should be in a different one, let me know how to move it over. Our community is looking into making biochar out of the wildfire debris as we become a Firewise Community. We live in California, so Air Quality is heavily regulated here and I will have to find out… Show more
Thanks Cathy for the reply. The grantor is Calfire, our state agency. It may interest other Firewise Communities in California to know that their Climate Investment Fire Prevention Program offers grants for hazard fuels reduction, based on the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions. One of the questions on the form was about how the project…
Recently a salesman inform us that for now on, fire helmets will expirate after 5 years. previousy it was10 I look into NFPA 1971 and 1851 but didn't find anything about that Somebody can tell me were to find the infos ? Thanks mail : email@example.com