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amir_aladdin
As per NFPA 88 A for parking structures, under 5.2 Compartmentation.. 5.2.1 Those parts of parking structures located within, immediately below, attached to, or less than 3 m (10 ft) from a building used for any other purpose shall be separated by walls, partitions, floors, or floor–ceiling assemblies having fire resistance ratings of not
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amir_aladdin
On reviewing the a recently approved Life safety drawings by AHJ for some projects that my company had supervision role with, I found that in storage and utilities spaces (mostly located at the parking levels) the life safety consultant gave protection for these spaces by 1 or 2 fire rating compartments and measure
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saleh
A 9 storey building with a one basement car parking. The fire pump room is located in the basement car parking and has got a jockey pump, an electrical pump and a diesel pump As per the NFPA 20, section 4.13.1.3 and 4.13.1.4 – fire pump room needs to be sprinklered. I understand that the fire pump room has to be fire protected with 2
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gynoquio
In accordance with paragraph 11.3.2 of NFPA 20, the pump room will have adequate ventilation. 1. Does the ventilation system should start when the pump is turned on when the temperature rises or both? 2. If the ventilation system should start when the pump starts. In what way you can link the engine start with the fan start? 3. If the
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