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NFPA

Abbr. for the National Fire ProtectionAssociation.
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Bob Caputo, CFPS, CET, executive vice president, compliance solutions, will co-present two additional presentations on topics that include "T36 Inside the Pipe: NFPA 25, Standard for the Inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, Chapter 14 Explained" and "W21 NFPA 25, Standard for the inspection, Testing and Maintenance of Water- Based Fire Protection Systems, Dealing with Deficiencies.
The word "wood" itself is defined by NFPA as "cellulosic material derived from trees, and other cellulosic materials including, but not limited to, wheat straw, flax, bagasse, coconut shells, corn stalks, hemp, rice hulls, and paper or other cellulosic fiber used as a substitute or additive to wood.
The NFPA will be facilitating an accredited technical training course at Fire Safety Mena 2011.
April 3 is the deadline for the public to submit a notice of intent to make a motion at the upcoming Association Technical Meeting that will be held during the June 2009 NFPA Annual Meeting.
When it released NFPA 730 (Guide to Premises Security) and NFPA 731 (Standard for the Installation of Electronic Premises Security Systems) in 2005, several security industry associations and leaders questioned why a fire-standards organization was getting involved in security.
Limited combustible cable has been under consideration recently by NFPA standard 90A, NFPA 70, the National Electrical Code (NEC) and the NFPA 13 standard for the installation of sprinkler systems.
In April 2002, Jones & Bartlett entered into a publishing partnership with the NFPA to publish training materials based on NFPA standards and the company said the current acquisition will expand the partnership, "enhance J&B's fire service list, and launch a new electrical technology list for J&," the company said.
By contrast, the NFPA 5000 is a new code that was only recently published and it does not have the IBC's history," she continued.
Shannon: NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, provides the design and installation criteria for these systems.
ALARM is currently being distributed by the NFPA and the ACA.
However, some state and local governments have yet to adopt the codes because model construction codes called "Consensus Codes" are being developed by NFPA International.
Understanding the key differences between these code development methods is the first step to understanding why NAA/NMHC have chosen to support the ICC codes over the NFPA.