From the background information provided and in my opinion, the devices and means in your design give the impression of being the intent of the 2018 NFPA 30, Subsection 24.14.8. The devices and means are at the sole discretion of the design team and not prescribed by this Subsection of the code. Annex A is not the Code requirement: …
Have a pedestrian footbridge crossing the highway road and am looking for the NFPA code that tells the fire and life safety requirements for this kind of facility? The footbridge is an above-ground structure with a horizontal length of about 100m and 6m wide. The footbridge contains one elevator and one stair opens to the sky at each end of the… Show more
Where the enclosed pedestrian footbridge crossing the highway road is a public way as defined by the Life Safety Code and not open to the outside, the Code intents the enclosed pedestrian footbridge building will be under the jurisdiction of the Code and need the protections of the Code. Public Way. A street, alley, or other similar parcel of…
BUENOS DIAS, EN ALGUNA NORMA NFPA INDICA LA OBLIGATORIEDAD DE PINTAR LAS TUBERIAS DE LA RED DE AGUA CONTRA INCENDIOS DE COLOR ROJO ?
is a discharge test requested for the fm200 and inert gas system?
main lug subpanel I was working on a 200 amp panel and I came across a sub-panel 8 space 8 circuit maxed out that has an overcurrent protection 2 pole 30 amp with a 10/3wire the 200 amp is maxed out. Q: wherein the code# NFPA 70# dose it mentions the minimum conductor size for sub-panel?# P.S i checked in article 408
Clause 10.2.1.4, NFPA 58 Any space beneath the floor shall be solid fill, or the perimeter of the space shall be left entirely unenclosed I am looking for some clarification on this clause and how it relates to a partially enclosed (concrete walls but open to sky) LPG enclosure. The enclosure is located above a basement car park. Thanks… Show more
It appears the responses to this post has demonstrated the hazards of locating the LPG distribution facilities above a basement car park. If I were the AHJ for this project and/or inspection the LPG distribution facilities would not be permitted per a building safety code such as the Life Safety Code, Section 184.108.40.206. That Section allows ordinary…
Just want some feedback from other sprinkler companies on what software they are using.
In NFPA 13 - 2016 it's clearly stated at 220.127.116.11 that ESFR sprinklers shall be installed only in buildings where roof or ceiling slope above the sprinklers does not exceed a pitch of 2 in 12 (a rise of 2 units in a run of 12 units, a roof slope of 16.7 percent). ( 9.5 Degrees ) . What if the slope is a little bit steeper than 9.5 Degrees , at… Show more
Does a UPS (supporting computer and telemetry) in a patient care room but outside the patient care vicinity need UL 1363 approval?
I am an electrician at a VA health care facility. I was recently tasked with doing a Relocatable Power Tap (RPT) audit of all of our patient care rooms. I understand that the area within 6 feet of where the patient receives care the RPT has specific requirements for the type of RPT and the equipment it can support. My question is specific to the… Show more
Some promising announcements related to building and life safety were made this week in the UK. The secretary of state for Housing, Communities, and Local Government introduced a new £1 billion Building Safety Fund (more than 1.2 billion USD) on May 26 to assist with the removal of non-ACM (non-aluminum composite) cladding on high rise… Show more
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Hi, I would like to know the requirements and equations I need to use based on NFPA codes, to : 1) Size the Explosion relieving Devise , i.e., Explosion Panel or Explosion Hatch for Starch Siloes used in Pulp& Paper Mills to store Starch. I am interested i8n knowing the requirement for adding these devises for Existing Bolted Siloes or New Siloes.… Show more