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jeffrey
Article 330.12 prohibits MC cable when exposed to mechanical damage. 690.31(D) allows MC cable when intalled in an area that is not readily accessible.  My client wants to install MC cable across the open roof of a building, arguing that access is restricted to qualified and trained personnel only so that qualifies as not readily accessible.  the… (Show more)
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ldesmares
We have an issue with a man who built a homemade spray room in his tenant space of a shopping mall. It has no ventilation and he is blocking sprinkler heads with storage. The walls are covered with visqueen and the floor is covered with cardboard and more visqueen. He uses this area to paint custom picture frames with spray paint and does this on… (Show more)
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antman33
Grounding a residential TV antenna drawing.  I was wondering if there was an NEC created or approved drawing on how to properly ground a residential TV antenna?  I see some online from manufacturers, but wanted to know if there is one available from or approxed acceptable per NEC for public use?
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cathylongley
Click to view contentThe Fire Protection Research Foundation, the research affiliate of NFPA is overseeing a two-year project on the Economic and Emotional Impact of an Active Shooter/Hostile Event – thanks to Fire Prevention and Safety Grant money from FEMA.   The technical committee for NFPA 3000, Standard for an Active Shooter/Hostile Event Response (ASHER) Program… (Show more)
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daniel.burr
What is the meaning of electrical continuity as far as bonding and grounding requirements per NEC?   For example: 30" length of 4" diameter of LFMC on one end of pipe then connects to 60 feet of 4" diameter of rigid, one of the ends terminates into a switch gear, other end terminates into a generator enclosure.   The voltage is 4,160 and it is… (Show more)
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d_rydall
Greetings, I was recently at a live theatre production outside my jurisdiction and noticed the EXIT signs went out with the house lights when the show started. Being a prevention officer, I always assess my exit route once I find my seat. Ontario Fire Code in Ontario Canada states EXIT signage shall be illuminated when the space is occupied. When… (Show more)
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m-arunkumar
Do jockey pump (Pressure maintenance pump) also needs to be provided with Hollow shaft motor as per NFPA 20, section 7.5.1.3 or that section only applicable to main or fire pumps?   Clause 7.5.1.3: "Vertical shaft turbine pumps shall be driven by vertical hollow shaft electric motor or vertical hollow shaft right-angle drive with diesel engine or… (Show more)
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pstaples
Click to view contentHalloween has become a hugely popular time for fun and festivities, but with it comes the potential for a variety of fire hazards. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) encourages everyone to take these simple precautions to stay safe without sacrificing that fun.   According to NFPA research, between 2012 and 2016, decorations were the… (Show more)
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m-arunkumar
Do jockey pump also requires hollow shaft motor as per NFPA 20, clause no. 7.5.1.3 or those requirements are only applicable to main/Fire pumps?
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istiaque.emcs
Project location: Bangladesh Pump Capacity: 1500 GPM Pump Head: 14 bar. According to code for sprinkler pressure should not exceed 12 bar. So we need to use PRV upto certain height. If each PRV require to use by pass system , we also need to use valve and does that valve need to be supervised? Could anyone please suggest regarding this as per… (Show more)
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pepito
Question: Is it allowed to combine static overhead line lightning protection with air terminals on a facility? Background: A multi purpose concrete facility with one floor on one end and two story on the other end will be provided with lightning protection. On the one-floor end has the offices, kitchen and dining. On the two-story, the first… (Show more)
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m-arunkumar
Why NFPA 20 suggests hollow shaft motor for fire pumps? Can anybody clarify.
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lllsadiqlll
As per standard what is the required space between vertical HVAC Duct & Power socket on wall. 
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