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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What’s Your Sign Say? Standpipe Signage Requirements

We often misunderstand the concept of signage. The term “signage” is defined as the design or use of signs and symbols to communicate a message to a specific group. When developing our signs, we need to first understand what is required by the standard to be posted, and to whom we are trying to convey our message.

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Fire Service Hose-Lines and NFPA 14 Requirements

We design buildings using the codes and standards and often assume that meets the needs of the fire service.

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Combination Systems: You Might be Surprised

The local officials, both fire service and building officials, must understand local capabilities and have an in-depth understanding of the design differences and implications, to be able to adequately provide the best level of fire protection for their communities.

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