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 220.127.116.11. That Section allows ordinary…
Just want some feedback from other sprinkler companies on what software they are using.
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
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
Hoping to hear some opinions about the dilemma. Situation: A home entertainment center, which now has an uninterruptible power supply. The UPS is currently plugged into an outlet, definitely acceptable. However, on occasion I want to move the UPS to a different location. These occasions are very rare, until now not every 90 days. When I… Show more
Yes, thank you, I looked at that, and Nick Sasso had given the definitive answer. Quoting Mr. Sasso, "The issue is whether or not the UPS is a "relocatable power tap." I appreciate the additional information. However a UPS isn't a relocatable power tap. These are two different animals." It is my understanding that if it is UL 1363 or UL…
My facility has in house Sprinkler, Extinguisher, Fire Door, Fire Pump, Fire Alarm, ETC.. testing that at the moment we print off our reports on MIcrosoft Word document and bring with us then come back to the office to manually enter the changes. Is there a program out there being used by a contractor or in house inspector like myself that we can… Show more
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This question pertains to a skilled nursing facility in Northern California. We clean out our dryers and vents once a month. We recently signed up for TELS, a software program specific for this industry distributed by Direct Supply. The sign up process has different inspections/logs and frequency recommendations for them. The TELS system is… Show more