Think of NFPA 72®: 2013 as a better-organized 2010 edition with updated requirements for inspection, testing and signaling precedence.
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Fire safety for cultural institutions is complex and involves solving the challenges of protecting priceless property and ensuring life safety for thousands of attendees per day. Cultural institutions, such as museums and libraries, have a unique set of characteristics that make fire and life safety requirements different from those of other buildings. They must simultaneously [...]
Environments with high airflow or excessive temperatures, such as freezer or cold-storage warehouses, require robust and flexible fire protection solutions. These extreme environments present unique fire detection and suppression challenges that do not follow standard fire and life safety design. For example, while extremely cold, these warehouses can have such dry atmospheres that fire can spread faster than normal. As a result, each scenario needs to be evaluated to provide the necessary protection. Because there is no one-size-fits-all fire and life safety solution, familiarity with all technologies associated with fire detection, notification and suppression are important for designing a dependable and suitable system.