NFPA 409 Group II Aircraft Hangar System and Design 7.6 Closed-Head Foam-Water Sprinkler System. 7.6.1 Closed-head foam-water sprinkler systems shall be designed and installed in accordance with NFPA 16. 220.127.116.11 AFFF shall be used. 18.104.22.168 Wet pipe foam-water systems shall not be required to be preprimed with foam-water solution. 7.6.2 The… Show more
I have recently come across a situation in a 4 story apartment building with 18 apartments and the landlord has taken it upon himself to have someone install sliding bolt locks on most of the stairway exit/fire doors (at the floor) allowing them to remain propped open. I see this as a fire/safety hazard and found a section in NFPA 80 regarding… Show more
Our company wants to get training to become certified to clean/decontaminate fire fighter soft goods (we have a large commercial Esporta machine). Upon my many hours of research, it looks like we need to take a certification class that is provided by a Verified third party Independent Service Provider. Does anyone know which ISP providers are… Show more
The First Draft Reports for NFPA Standards in the Annual 2019 revision cycle are available. Review the First Draft Reports for use as background in the submission of public comments. The deadline to submit a public comment through the online system on any of these Standards is May 9, 2018. These proposed NFPA Standards with First Draft Reports in… Show more
I'm looking for the sections of the code which describe the requirements, installation, etc for fire dampers Also, I like to know when and where fire rated duct wrap is required The application is in Vermont, and the building is an old Historical Society building.
Can anyone please help with the NEC code reference number were is states that #6 awg. and smaller has to be a continuous color for current carrying wires? I can only find the code for the neutral and ground.
As I understand it, the 13R system can only be installed in Group R. I recently received a sprinkler plan for a school (Group E). The architect insists that a 13R is common practice on the west side of the state if the building is considered a light hazard. In Annex A of the NFPA it evaluates the reasoning for allowing the change from a full 13… Show more
The designer must not be fooled into thinking about the simple function of the space but, rather, must look closely at the contents of the portion of the building being classified to determine the appropriate category. This process is somewhat subjective, and the decision should be discussed with the authority having jurisdiction early in the…
California-Warehouse wants to use fabric walls and ceiling covering to produce a wine cave experience. Structure is to be have a fire sprinkler system installed new. Even with fabric treatment and certification, cannot locate any code language, CA. Fire Code, State of CA. title 19 or NFPA on limitations on how much covering can be installed or if… Show more