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jimhillhome
Regarding GFCI outlets in bathrooms and kitchens. Is one required in every outlet on vanity near sinks? or is it the first in the feed, or is it every one within 4 feet of sink?   Thanks 
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metchep
This is my first time on this Xchange group, trying to understand the rationality behind NFPA 15 regarding Conveyor Belts.   They state at 7.2.3.1 "The water spray system shall be installed to automatically wet the TOP belt, its contents, and the BOTTOM RETURN belt", it looks to be a huge amount of water if you are dealing with a long and wide… (Show more)
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rkranson
In residential, single family new construction, is it necessary for all low voltage cabling passing between floors, within walls or ceilings to be riser rated? Secondly, if low voltage cabling will be passing from inside to outside, does the cabling need to be grounded in a specific manner and within a specific distance to it entry/exit point?  
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kschell
Architect reviewing an existing building for code compliance.  The Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) has informed us that the entire building must meet all the requirements of Chapter 38 for New Business and all related chapters (7, 8, etc.).  They have specifically told us that this building must be treated as a "new" building (event though it… (Show more)
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jimhillhome
Can someone tell me,  why are home depot and lowes allowed to sell outlets that aren't TR? i just added them to my addition and inspector says i have to change them all. My wife has RA(rheumatoid arthritis) and doesn't want them.
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ldesmares
Is seasonal lighting restricted to only 30 days out of a calendar year or 30 days per holiday season?
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sdaniel
Is a stand alone smoke extraction system required for a 6-story hospital, in the current NFPA standards?
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nocivus
NFPA could offer an "economy" alternative to the current fire code subscription service.  The alternate subscription will only have those standards in the 2-years and 3-years revision cycles.   Other affordable alternative code subscriptions that could be offered:   - Water based systems standards (NFPA 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 22, 24, 25, 750)…
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