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seb.nowak0
Good morning,   I would like to ask does for warehouse area there should be Commodity Classification and Occupancy Classification or only Commodity Classification?   Let's imagine we have factory with production area and warehouse area. Production area should have Occupancy Classification, warehouse area should have Commodity Classification.… (Show more)
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tender2
So, just got the NFPA 13 (2019 edition) and came across the some doubts:-   1) 25.8.1.1 stated "....the in-rack sprinkler system shall not be required to be hydraulically balanced with the ceiling sprinkler system". Does this statement mean we dont have to put ceiling sprinklers and rack sprinklers into the system for full hydraulic calculation?… (Show more)
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elliott.drevdahl
Currently we are building a floor plan that has two combo alarms the living room space. On one side of the living room there’s a master bedroom entry, the other side is a guest bedroom entry space. What are the dimensions for a combo alarm to be installed between a living space and a bedroom space? Can we put one alarm in the middle of the living… (Show more)
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jsargent
Are you interested in making changes to the codes and standards that affect your job? If yes, you’ll want to watch this short video as I discuss one of the tentative interim amendments (TIA) related to GFCI protection in marinas, and explain the process for commenting on the First Draft of the 2020 NEC. We hope to hear from you. The deadline for… (Show more)
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gm@novazen.com
I currently need to design fire protection system for a warehouse. Following are the details: 1. Max. storage height - 6m 2. Material stored are general goods of non-combustible nature. (Cannot be categorized into Class I-IV, Gorup A plastics) 3. Material stored will be on wooden and plastic pallets 4. Most of the material stored will be in… (Show more)
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mike_alterman
I have some questions about NFPA 58 / propane installation;   1) Can a liquid line be run along the outside of a house?     2) How long could this line be?     3) This is a small house on a small lot. I would like to know if locating tanks near a flue, fresh air vent and clothes drier would be possible if the vents were extended to near the… (Show more)
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dmahalko
I am not a professional in any regard, just a tech hobbyist that contributes on Wikipedia / Stack Exchange / Quora, etc.   Regarding the recent gas explosions in Massachusetts, I am left to wonder how it is that gas technology has been in use for as long as it has, with it managing to escape the same life-safety protection systems that are… (Show more)
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dgernerd
I have a question on NFPA 1584, I am hoping someone could clear up and maybe I am just reading it wrong..Under Chapter 6 - 6.1.4 - It says members shall undergo rehab following the use of a second 30 min or a 45 minute SCBA cylinder... But then under Annex A - Explanatory Material - A 5.2.3 - there should be at least 20 minutes of rest in a… (Show more)
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