NFPA 90A Installation of Air Conditioning and Ventilating Systems, 2015
The 2015 NFPA 90A: Installation of Air-Conditioning and Ventilating Systems is essential for providing adequate fire protection in todays buildings. Use the industry-approved standard of care for HVAC to protect life and property from fire, smoke, and gases resulting from fire or similar conditions. NFPA 90A addresses every aspect of the construction, operation, and maintenance of air conditioning and ventilating systems -- including filters, ducts, and related equipment. Designers, contractors, and owners gain greater assurance in fire protection by using the latest provisions. Requirements are used to prevent the migration of smoke and reduce the potential for fire in forced air systems in buildings that are over 25,000 cubic feet or Types III, IV, and V construction over three stories in height. It also applies to other buildings and structures not covered by other applicable NFPA® standards. NFPA 90A addresses: HVAC systems, components, and air distribution Integration of a ventilation and air-conditioning system(s) with building construction Controls including wiring, manual control, smoke dampers, and smoke detection for automatic control Acceptance testing NFPA 90A plays an integral role in providing adequate fire protection in todays buildings. Stay up-to-code and keep HVAC systems fire safe.