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chris.cothren
I have been reading through NFPA 25 and I am trying to understand it a little better. Specifically, is the 5 year inspection required on dry, pre-action systems? Also, if you could reference where it is stated that this applies to dry systems in the code book, it would be much appreciated. Thanks 
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chiefns830
Would both switches [or whatever is being used to comply with 445.18(B)(2)] get wired to the same exact terminals in the controller?  Or are there separate terminals for each of the switches?
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faithberry
Help youth in your community be empowered to make a difference.  Young people have told NFPA® that they want to be involved in making a difference in the wildfire safety of the neighborhoods where they live. Wildfire Community Preparedness Day provides great opportunities and resources for mentors to help coach these young
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david.sparkes
I recently viewed a home with a garage that had a living space above it. The garage finished ceiling was comprised of 1/4 inch thick, 4 feet by 8 feet long sheets of bead board (pre-primed) Masonite material. The ceiling joists are 2 inch by 8 inch wood joist with a 3/4 inch plywood sub floor applied to the top of them for the living space above.
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sbirdkc
NFPA 72 7.5.5. Record Drawings state 7.5.5.1 Record drawings shall consist of current updated and shop drawings reflecting the actual installation of all system equipment, components, and wiring. The question is can someone help clarify what is meant by "actual". I understand wiring and terminations, actual locations of devices, etc. What
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kristinbigda
Today’s blog was written by Val Ziavras, a Fire Protection Engineer at NFPA. Special thanks to Val for her contribution to this blog and discussing one of the many subjects addressed in the Fire Code! Fire-resistance-rated assemblies play a vital role in fire safety. However, an assembly is only as good as its weakest point - the openings.
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