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maaae88
I have a 6 floors new residential building ( about 22 m height and 800 m2 area ), with four aparments per floor. it will be very difficult from the owner side to install sprinkler system. Is there any chance/code reference to avoid sprinkler system within this building, consdering stand pipe and fire extinguishers only?
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kunil
As you see on the drawing, 'The Operation center'  is an open from 1st floor to 2nd floor. (It shares one ceiling of 2nd floor, There's no ceiling on 1st floor)   In this situation, where should the sprinkler pipe be connected to? is it okay to connect the sprinkler pipe to the 2nd floor's floor control valve? or must be connected to 1st floor?3… (Show more)
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josephaclaros
we have a client that cannot meet the 10 pipe diameter horizontally on suction side of their fire pump, reason to failed fire pump performance test. We're planning to rerouting the pipe going to upward and then downward vertically just to satisfy the 10 pipe diameter but the set-up of pump is flooded suction. what would be your recommendation or… (Show more)
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saibrahim_2000
Dear Sirs. Please advise. What is the minimum area of Electrical room required Clean Agent protection system? Please confirm the NFPA clause refers to the above.
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cjonas
Our jurisdiction requires the bonding of metallic Babyguard fencing posts within five feet of the pool's water's edge. We consider the posts as fixed, not permanent but fixed in place as installed into the pool deck with fiberglass sleeves. We consider this comparable to metal window frames installed in a wall within the five foot distance. We do… (Show more)
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janice.wilson
We have a 4160V wye system that is grounded via a high resistance ground system and we are trying to determine the insulation level of the phase conductors.   We’ve referred to Table 310.104(E) but it doesn’t give any mention to 5kV cable above 100% insulation level.     Note 1 (100 percent insulation level) says: “Cables in this category shall… (Show more)
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khbasheer03
Dear my colleagues, I'm new to prepare for CFPS exam. My question: do i need to study by deeply reading all the content for CFPS exam from Fire Protection Handbook or only to know perfectly the technique of quickly searching in the handbook during the exam?
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