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    How do you provide UL listed, for fire alarm...

    How do you provide UL listed, for fire alarm service, network equipment and/or 24h of standby when using IP?
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    To see the writing on the wall, even if you are...

    To see the writing on the wall, even if you are not under the 2013 version of 72, read chapter 26 it its entirty.

    PSTN (pots lines). Will now require 6 hour test windows.

    Managed Facility Voice...
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    They might be called upon, I shall call them the...

    They might be called upon, I shall call them the '2nd shift subs'. Just trying to stay above board if possible. ;)
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    Flat roof/fuel canopy access with ladders

    Someone have a good link for how to osha compliantly access a flat roof of a gas station canopy? (GC just got spanked by inspector and we haven't touched it yet, it's fully built someone complained...
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    I agreed with iwire, that I never see the setup...

    I agreed with iwire, that I never see the setup that he also never has seen, referred to in the quote of his post. Is that confounding enough?:)
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    I agree, never seen that set up, only the one...

    I agree, never seen that set up, only the one iWire refers to.

    ME's are also specing FA intergration with low voltage CO sensors now. They want to dump a whole building, and kill the gas solenoid...
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    In regards to wired vs. wireless- Wifi=....

    In regards to wired vs. wireless-


    Wifi=. 'lifestyle enhancement' cameras, a couple days recorded
    (ooh look the kids are home or ooh look the dog peed on the floor!)

    Wired= security cameras,...
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    Most systems that incorporate all of those...

    Most systems that incorporate all of those systems require you to be a dealer of the product through a central station. If you have a local security dealer, it would be worth your while to maybe...
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    And we all thank you for it. I helped a buddy on...

    And we all thank you for it. I helped a buddy on the 10th floor a resi high rise, opening the walls was going to be.... a huge ordeal. It was just like that and some how a ground fault developed on...
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    :lol::lol::lol: So if it's addessable almost...

    :lol::lol::lol:

    So if it's addessable almost all of those panels have a class A SLC return built into the panel, just hook it up that way. You would never get crap for doing that, just don't tell...
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    Yea if it comes with the plug you can use it. I...

    Yea if it comes with the plug you can use it. I recommend hard wiring with ones that are on the fringe of the 6-50p range. Generall the kiln manufacturers will allow that if you ask.

    I am...
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    The plug was never the issue it was the...

    The plug was never the issue it was the receptacle. Skutt IIRC. Each time they were old and got unplugged/plugged in rarely. Also they were mounted just above the lid 12-18" away, so that didn't...
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    A bunch- also known as Cone 10. In electric...

    A bunch- also known as Cone 10. In electric kilns for porcelain glaze oxidation.
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    I believe you are right, hardwire it.

    I believe you are right, hardwire it.
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    The manufacturers generally consider it a...

    The manufacturers generally consider it a continuous load. It may not be on for 3 hours without ever shutting off, but they cycle off and on constantly, even if only a few seconds in between cycles ...
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    No we do no get to determine responibilites of...

    No we do no get to determine responibilites of the the designer, actually neither does the client to a large extent.

    They arebound by law and the trade groups and societies the are certiifed by...
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    Excellent point. So that would probably mean the...

    Excellent point. So that would probably mean the DACT would be required to be in the same area of protection that it's reporting for? There is probably something in UL864 about that. (Wondering if...
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    It appears they are attempting to make one system...

    It appears they are attempting to make one system (which I think it's a bad idea), the AHJ could allow it (which I think is a bad idea).

    Is it a compliance/listing reason not to allow the...
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    We need to discuss this in large generic terms. ...

    We need to discuss this in large generic terms. I would like to extropolate what was said above

    PE's that ignore shoddy, even dangerous work product of their peers are complicit in this...
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    It's a horrible idea, IMO. It rarely flies...

    It's a horrible idea, IMO. It rarely flies around here as iWire said, but it can work. No AHJ I deal with would allow both panels to require reset when only one is detecting.

    It is a...
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    Brands have nothing to do with it- Unless its...

    Brands have nothing to do with it- Unless its existing then its the only thing that matters


    I guarantee there will be many change orders when there is lack of details/generic wording. My...
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    OK- so you know enough to know you dont know how...

    OK- so you know enough to know you dont know how to design the FA. Yet you do, kind of sort of anyway?

    I certainly can layout and even design a complete FA for bidding purposes. But my specs...
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    1st paragraph- Life safety is NOT design build...

    1st paragraph- Life safety is NOT design build 90% of the time in the northeast. It's not that I don't like it, it's not a matter of preference. I cannot bid on your drawings for FA when we have to...
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    I did not share enough info- No one is expecting...

    I did not share enough info- No one is expecting you to walk about with tools in your pocket. But if you spec equipment, contractor reports it doesnt fit or work do you tell them to 'make it work'...
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    No not all. I completely agree with your...

    No not all. I completely agree with your examples. The issue is clarity and the minimization of RFI's up front. The make it work reference is to being told that after asking for their intent was,...
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