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susanmckelvey
Click to view content  Over the past several months, outdoor gatherings have served as an effective way for friends and family to connect while minimizing exposure to the coronavirus. As temperatures drop in many parts of the country, outdoor portable heaters, fire pits, chimineas and campfires are being used to help comfortably extend social activities for as long as… (Show more)
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nicholas.frandsen
In I-2 Occupancy that was constructed with IBC 2012 and NFPA 101 - 2009 what are the size limitation on a suite that is a Non-Patient-Care Suite.  This area would be inspected by TJC who is using NFPA 101 - 2012 and I want to make sure that we have not exceed the size limitation.  I am under the impression that the size limitation of 10,000 sf… (Show more)
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cmholst
This question is coming from a concern that I have over sprinkler riser systems device installation/replacing such as pressure, tamper, water flow, switches and related low voltage devices on any working riser system and the requirement for any technician to be able to perform, and a State licensed Limited Energy technician performing this work.… (Show more)
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boconnor
Click to view contentPortable fire extinguishers are often times our first line of defense against small fires and chances are you aren’t too far from one right now. Like any lifesaving equipment you want to ensure that it is operable at all times so it will work when you need it most. With proper inspection, testing and maintenance (ITM) protocols fire extinguishers… (Show more)
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harri.janhonen
How to sprinkler protect a cold warehouse :max. ceiling height of 17.8 m, max. storage height of 8 m.  Any advise to give?  Have anyone tried in-rack sprinklers in the cold warehouse? 
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areeb.hussain13
Kindly advise if any, what NFPA regulation requires passenger lift pressurization inside a building that is fully sprinkler protected and the passenger lift shafts walls are 2 hour fire rated?
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apurvadave
Attached sketch shows utility xfmr1 200A 480/277V existing which feeds the existing fdr #1 electrical room in multi occupancy bldg. The plans now show new xfmr2 800A 480/277V which feeds thru new fdr #2 Electrical Room. Told that a building can have only one service and second is not acceptable thru any exception. I was told 230.40 exception #1… (Show more)
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lisamariesinatra
Click to view contentNFPA has announced the 2021 edition of NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace as the latest addition to  NFPA LiNK, the Association’s new information delivery platform that will include codes and standards, supplementary content, and visual aids for building, electrical, and life safety professionals and practitioners.… (Show more)
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iiramirez
Dear Expert Colleagues   About Fire Water network design conditions: Do you know if there is any international standard stating or recommendating a maximum velocity ? There are some good engineering practices (or even some CLients specs) stating a max. values between 3 and 5 meters/sec, but it would be quite helpful to identify if there is any… (Show more)
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populartoday
Click to view contentOne of the things you probably see on a daily basis is a fire extinguisher. When you are at work, at school, and certain other places, you may walk past a fire extinguisher. Hopefully, you have one at your home as well. However, you probably do not know how to use a fire extinguisher. Perhaps, one thought you have when it comes to fire… (Show more)
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gk.karkashadze
Dear Community,   I wonder, which code or table is require to determine a distans from  Storage of Liquids (Fuel) in Underground Tanks to school or any public buildings?
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