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mazoon.ghalib
Click to view content  As per NFPA 25 Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, in Chapter 8, the 8.3.2.1.2.1 it states that if readings are above 95% of rated pump pressure, investigation shall be done.  My question is, does the above clause is for the NEW installed pump or for maintaining an existing pump? and… (Show more)
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loganweaver15
I read NFPA 291 Section 4.9 about flow testing without a pitot gauge, but I do not understand where to get the variables. Can anyone help explain the process a little better to me?
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susanmckelvey
Click to view content  As the public largely remains at home in response to COVID-19, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is urging everyone to use added caution around home fire safety.   Cooking, heating, and electrical equipment are among the leading causes of home fires each year. As people continue to stay at home and engage in these activities,… (Show more)
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maasaicontracting
We have a Type 3 construction of a retrofit of 100 year old assembly building with concealed space below the 1st floor that meets all the requirements of 9.3.18.1. The AHJ has questioned us, What is (3) Tight Construction?  There is no access doors into crawl space from the 1st floor or exterior. Crawl space is less than 3,700 sq ft. The… (Show more)
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kbreed
Click to view content(A recent example of a fire department using Twitter to engage community members and share safety information during the COVID-19 pandemic.)   Calling all community relations coordinators, life safety educators, community risk reduction specialists, …and all those working in the prevention space who have been grounded by COVID-19! Many outreach… (Show more)
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medina.gentry
Can anyone tell me if it is OK to plug a UPS into a Line Conditioner?  We have a fairly large piece of hospital lab equipment that a representative suggested we get a power conditioner to plug the UPS into.  I was told by tech support that this shouldn't be needed since the UPS itself has a power conditioner.  I also read online that doing this… (Show more)
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hary_stefanov
Hello dear community!   I've come here in a quest to at least lay the basis of a future research on the topic of eco-friendly firefighting foams. As you all know the typical types of firefighting foams are AFFF, FFFP, P, S, AR and so on meaning they range from protein based to fluoride and Perfluorooctanesulfonic based ones which are in general… (Show more)
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loganweaver15
I read NFPA 291 Section 4.9 about flow testing without a pitot gauge, but I do not understand where to get the variables. Can anyone help explain the process a little better to me?
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