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taylo2ae
I've spent the morning looking for the the code I need, but haven't found it.  Can anyone point me to a section that clearly explains that dry systems shall not be kept charged (thereby making it a wet system) and any sections that might address other agencies tying into the standpipes for cleaning actions?
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michaelspark18
I am a electrical student at EC Goodwin Technical High School in New Britain and I need some clarification on the 2017 code book Article 210.12 (A)(2) it sounds like we need a arc fault circuit breaker plus a arc fault Outlet at the first outlet box is this true
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gharrington
Click to view contentProtection of vertical openings is a subject about which we receive a fair number of questions here at NFPA. In general, floors need to provide a smoke-resistant barrier between stories in a building to prevent smoke from migrating vertically and affecting occupants on stories other than the story of fire origin. A vertical opening is a “hole in… (Show more)
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susanmckelvey
Click to view content  When I host Thanksgiving, it’s a whirlwind. I’ve got multiple dishes to prepare in a very short window of time; I want my house to look welcoming, festive, and clean; and at some point (usually about 45 minutes before my guests arrive) I frantically realize that I still need to take shower and make myself look at least somewhat presentable.  … (Show more)
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christophers
Hello    I am working on a fire sprinkler design/drawing for a 3-Story R-1 Tourist Home, District R-3. They are converting an existing, three-story, single family home into a five unit, short term rental apartments. The building is to be fully sprinklered, NFPA 13R system.  There is also a basement. I asked the GC what the basement was going to… (Show more)
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abrar.b
i am going to active the deluge system with it and its inside  
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chiefns830
I have a plan review that I'm doing with a room that was originally labeled as "operating" room, now labeled as "trauma/resuscitation."  This is for a stand alone Trauma center building.  The registered design professional has clearly identified on the plan that this is a Category 1, critical care space.  This is the only room in the facility that… (Show more)
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rmuratore
Does anyone have a good SOP for dealing with a FM 200 discharge? We recently had a still unexplained event that caused a FM 200 discharge in a small computer room. During the discharge, an employee ran into the room and had another employee hold the door open, while he searched for the fire. The open door vented FM 200 into occupied office space.… (Show more)
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abrar.b
Can i use Flame detector for Aerosol plant according to NFPA 30B.
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blacksteeltape
Is there any special fire protection requirement for garment conveyor systems?
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saroosh.khan
A textile factory qualifies for the recommendation for the automatic sprinkler system as per NFPA. But since the hardware modifications are going to be rigorous, is there an alternate solution for this problem? Can we provide some other means of protection and still qualify to comply with NFPA?
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Click to view contentThe concept of designing and constructing a home is a dream come true for numerous people. Though the question remains, what are some things to consider when designing a house? If you are just beginning your journey, this article will give you what you need to know for your upcoming project.   Things to Consider When Designing a House - Build… (Show more)
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