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chong
I would like to check with regards to the underground, above ground and sprinkler piping to be used.   Is there a requirements to use Galvanized piping for fire ring main hydrant system as per NFPA guide lines? Are cement lined pipes recommended as water authorities generally require ductile iron for underground pipes? As for Galvanized Iron
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pseabolt
Fire Collars At what size pipe would a fire collar be required?  I cannot find a code reference in LSC chapter 8 or IFC.  I did find some commentary from the ICC but it only stated that anything greater than 3 inches, check the system.
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ccoache
I often get questions on which standard, equation or computer program should be used to calculate the incident energy when the incident energy analysis method is used. Some argue that the information should be in NFPA 70E, Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace or they use the Annex D equations without understanding their applicability.
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j_w_hines
For an existing conference room where the Architect required adding an outlet, the plan check person has required outlets as per this article, which requires quantity as in a residence.  In addition, it requires floor receptacles for each 215 square feet of room.   For one room, it is smaller and has doors each wall, as code does
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richard.harvey
I have a project in an Artic environment where the Owner has a large pond they would like to use for their fire water source. Question regarding fire water reliability evaluation per NFPA 11, A4.2.1.1, recycled water, process water or grey water can be utilized in foam production providing the water quality is suitable. In addition, NFPA 24,
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mdemps3
Does NEC 680.7 apply to factory and field installed lugs, the way I read it is the first sentence would apply to factory lugs and the second sentence would apply to field installed lugs. 
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lisamariesinatra
County commissioners, firefighters, and community members in Hartsville, Tennessee were able to see firsthand last week the value of residential fire sprinklers when representatives from the National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) brought a side-by-side burn and sprinkler demonstration trailer to town to promote requiring sprinklers in new
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gonzalesj
Hello,  The backup generator for one of the data centers in my area has "thrown a rod" as reported by the owner.  They do not have a timeline just yet for getting it replaced.  This generator is the back up for the fire pump.  What advice does the cadre have for how to proceed?  Thanks in advance.    Jason
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lisamariesinatra
This week NFPA and the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors announced the rollout of the first two video interviews of a new campaign series entitled, Faces of Fire/Electrical, which features personal stories of people impacted by electrical incidents and demonstrates the need for continued education and awareness about electrical hazards in the
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