Posts Tagged ‘National Fire Protection Association’

NFPA 13 2010 Ed. Sprinkler Protection of Storage Occupancy in California

April 4th, 2011 Comments off

In January 2011, California adopted the 2010 Edition of the California Fire Code, along with the 2010 Edition of NFPA 13. This article will summarize the major differences between the storage chapters of the 2002 Edition (previously adopted standard) and 2010 Edition (newly adopted standard) of NFPA 13 published by the National Fire Protection Association. Read more…

K&A Awarded Largest Navy Fuel Tank Farm

March 2nd, 2011 Comments off

Naval Base Point Loma began construction on a new state-of-the-art fuel storage facility at the Defense Fuel Support Point Point Loma in San Diego. During the planning phase Klausbruckner & Associates was contracted to provide expert fire and building code services on this Navy’s largest single fuel storage and handling facility. Read more…

Do HVLS Fans Risk Fire Safety?

February 2nd, 2011 Comments off

High-volume, low-speed (HVLS) fans require little energy to ventilate large commercial and industrial buildings, and their use can result in considerable cost savings to business owners. But do they compromise fire safety? What are the codes requiring? Read more…