Technotes: Meet Our SMEs

NFSA’s Expert of the Day (EOD) program is a benefit that strives to help our members with technical responses to codes and standards questions on requirements pertaining to water-based fire protection. The EOD program has subject matter experts (SME) across the Codes, Standards and Public Fire Protection, Engineering, and Contractor Services departments available each business day.

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Technical Justification for Large Diameter Fire Department Connections

Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) around the county have started requiring the installation of thread-less quick connect, large diameter style fire department connections (FDC) in new construction.

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Air Sealing Solutions for Sprinklers

Air sealing. What is it? Do we have to do it? How do we do it? These are just some of the questions that come up when discussing the topic of air sealing sprinklers. 

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ITM Frequencies during COVID-19

The National Fire Sprinkler Association (NFSA) and its members have been communicating constantly to discuss the challenges related to COVID- 19. The challenges are different from state to state and county to county within each state.

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