Up On The Roof

We often encounter areas within the codes and standards that need interpretation. The standpipe roof hose connection is an example of an often debated and misunderstood section found in earlier editions of NFPA 14.

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Identifying Hazards in Buildings

Today’s modern world is faster and more complex than ever before, but one thing remains the same –, the level of safety which a building offers, is directly related to the hazard or hazards located within that structure.

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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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The Journey to Compliance 

How does a fire inspector navigate the journey through NFPA 1 Fire Code in order to have inspection, testing and maintenance (ITM) compliance of fire sprinklers and standpipe systems?

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