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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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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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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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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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doulos8jrt
Provided that the enclosed stairway is a smokeproof enclosure, do we still need to provide a smoke detection?   Is it required to provide detection in every main landing?   There were no definite location of smoke detector at the stiarways, mentioned at NFPA 72.   NFPS 72 2013 Section 17.5.3.1 - Total Coverage states to provide a detection… (Show more)
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thecodecoach
Conducting annual fire door inspections, I noted many doors that exceed the allowable clearances. Is this primarily due to the initial installation, or is it typical for fire doors to sag due to weight and other factors?
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robtgriffin.rga
ESFR system with K-14.2 sprinklers designed to discharge 12 @ 50-psi; is it permissible to install K-16.8 ESFR sprinklers designed to discharge 12 @ 52-psi over a caged aerosol storage area (and 20-feet beyond) on the same system; and is a 2-foot draft curtain required between the two ESFR design areas?   Similar question: If a roof height varies… (Show more)
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