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vathuthu.mech
Hi Team,          One of our maintenance site, We have a requirement to test and maintain the fire pumps. Last week we have conducted the flow test of fire pumps during the time we got the result of while testing diesel fire pump at 100% flow rate. Discharge flow pressure does not meet 100% of actuals design pressure. It reaches only 50%. As per… (Show more)
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jsargent
When you think of summer, many things immediately come to mind: warm days filled with outdoor activities, delicious barbecues, and evenings spent with family and friends or at your favorite baseball team’s game. But what many people are not thinking about this time of year is whether their home’s electrical system is adequately protected against… (Show more)
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terry@codesolutionsgroup.com
Is secondary containment required for tanks with a health hazard: 1, flammability: 0, and  Reactivity: 0?
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travis.steinke
Hello,  We recently have had our rolling fire doors inspected and during the inspection the worker mentioned he thought Fire Doors weren't needed if sprinkler systems were installed on both sides of the fire door. I am having trouble locating rules and regulations or what exactly the code is for this situation. If you could please reply back with… (Show more)
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superjetpilot95
What is the maximum square footage for light hazards? Also, for ordinary hazard  and extra hazard occupancies? 
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travisjohnson
We don't want open-able windows for our dormitory for safety/security reasons. Just don't want to break any codes.
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eddy_harkins
I am installing exhaust fans in an industrial plant that is C-I D-I. the  fans will replace passive ridge vents. Each fan will move +30K cfm. In the center of the opening below each fan is a sprinkler head. I have been instructed by the client that they don't want me to provide for FAS shutdown, Its my opinion that the FAS should have shutdown… (Show more)
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jbringard
We had a government facility built in 2012 that has an office at one end, open air bays in the middle, and a closed in garage at the other end. The entire facility shares the same roof.  The open air section is used to store our road repair equipment when not in use. There is a pre-action system that covers the whole facility. We have been… (Show more)
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superjetpilot95
How many sprinklers do you need a room 30'x15' in ordinary hazard occupancy?
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dgursha
OSHA addresses Toxic and Hazardous Substances in the “Z” tables (29 CFR 1910 Subpart Z-Toxic and Hazardous Substances). When questions arise related to hazardous materials, NFPA 400-Hazardous Materials Code can provide some additional technical information.   One of the most frequent questions we are asked about hazardous materials is what… (Show more)
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clyde.beer
In section 6.9.3.5.5 of NFPA 58, is the requirement for a 1500F melting point for the metal material only or also the material confined within the metal of a gasket. We are considering a spiral wound gasket for flanged joints, propane piping, the metal (stainless steel) meets the criteria, but the filler material may not (unless we change to a… (Show more)
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