Yes. You can’t have an FDC on the supply side of a pump. So regardless of when they are installed, it needs to comply with the standards.
Travis Mack, SET MFP Design, LLC "Follow" us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/MFP-Design-LLC/92218417692 Send large files to MFP Design via: https://www.hightail.com/u/MFPDesign Sent from my iPhone > On Feb 2, 2018, at 6:03 AM, Kenneth Berman <thekennyber...@gmail.com> wrote: > > If I have an existing FDC at the hot box and add a pump later, then the FDC > must be moved to the pumphouse? > > > >> On Fri, Feb 2, 2018 at 6:29 AM, Dewayne Martinez >> <dmarti...@total-mechanical.com> wrote: >> Tom, >> >> Are you saying that if I put a control valve for the standpipe feed at the >> riser manifold and the FDC is connected to the riser manifold that I must >> also connect the FDC downstream of the standpipe feed control valve? Is >> that in 14? I have had a couple of AHJ’s make me put a control valve in >> over the years and I didn’t know it was wrong. I thought it was just like >> the individual system control valves on the manifold. >> >> Thank you, >> >> Dewayne Martinez >> >> Fire Protection Design Manager >> >> >> >> TOTAL Mechanical >> >> Building Integrity >> >> >> W234 N2830 Paul Rd. >> Pewaukee, WI 53072 >> >> dmarti...@total-mechanical.com >> >> Ph: 262-522-7110 >> >> Cell: 414-406-5208 >> >> http://www.total-mechanical.com/ >> >> <image001.jpg> >> >> >> >> From: Sprinklerforum [mailto:sprinklerforum-boun...@lists.firesprinkler.org] >> On Behalf Of Tom Duross >> Sent: Wednesday, January 31, 2018 4:36 PM >> To: firstname.lastname@example.org >> Subject: RE: FDC & Pump >> >> >> >> What Larry said.. >> >> And there can’t be any valves between the FDC and the FDV’s on the standpipe >> unless you have more than one standpipe and have isolation valves at the >> base of each standpipe so you can’t take them off the riser manifold, for >> example. >> >> TD >> >> >> >> >> >> The requirement is from NFPA 13, not from NFPA 20. Here is the text from >> NFPA 13-2013: >> >> >> >> 126.96.36.199.8 Fire department connections shall not be connected on the >> suction side of fire pumps. >> >> >> >> Larry Keeping >> >> >> >> >> >> I have always installed FDC's on the discharge side of fire pumps. Looking >> through 2013 NFPA 20, I don't see anything precluding the instillation on >> the supply side. Is the FDC allowed to be installed on the supply? >> >> I have a contractor that has installed the FDC on the supply run-in, instead >> of stubing up a secondary line from the remote FDC. >> >> Thanks, >> >> Jamie >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Sprinklerforum mailing list >> Sprinklerforum@lists.firesprinkler.org >> http://lists.firesprinkler.org/listinfo.cgi/sprinklerforum-firesprinkler.org >> > > _______________________________________________ > Sprinklerforum mailing list > Sprinklerforum@lists.firesprinkler.org > http://lists.firesprinkler.org/listinfo.cgi/sprinklerforum-firesprinkler.org
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