Grade Plane. What is it and why it is important?

The phrase grade plane is mentioned repeatedly throughout the codes, but what is and why is important to understand this term? What does it have to do with the fire sprinkler industry?

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The How of an Alternate Method of Design

Learn the keys to getting a permit faster when using an Alternate Method of Design from a former chief building official.

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Fire Protection on the High Seas

Reading a story this morning, about a devastating boat fire in Baltimore, Maryland, today got me thinking about fire protection systems on cruise ships.

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Let’s Talk Pressure Regulating

There is a lot of confusion out there when we talk about pressure regulating devices, especially when referring specifically to fire department hose connections on standpipes.

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