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Ammonia Refrigeration and 2018 NFPA 1 (Fire Code)

July 24th, 2018

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recently released their publication of the 2018 NFPA 1 Fire Code and it contains two noteworthy changes from the 2015 version that will impact ammonia refrigeration systems built under the jurisdiction of this code. If your facility is already using IIAR as your primary standard for ammonia refrigeration, these […]

Ammonia Refrigeration and the 2018 International Fire Code

June 26th, 2018

The International Code Council (ICC) recently released their publication of the 2018 International Fire Code (IFC) and it contains three noteworthy changes/clarifications that will impact ammonia refrigeration systems built under the jurisdiction of this code. There has been some shifting around from the 2015 IFC, so we hope to familiarize you with the following changes: […]

Excerpts from ANSI/IIAR 8-2015

March 30th, 2015

Last week, I summarized the requirements from ANSI/IIAR 4-2015 Installation of Closed-Circuit Refrigeration Systems. Today, I’ll do the same with ANSI/IIAR 8-2015┬áDecommissioning of Closed-Circuit Ammonia┬áRefrigeration Systems Unlike IIAR 4, which had IIAR 2 as its foundation, IIAR 8 is a standard that was essentially written from scratch. The general outline of the document is as […]