Building a small machine room?

James Cownie jcownie at
Thu Sep 18 11:47:38 EDT 2003

> Halon is not banned from telcom rooms so just sell it to the fire marshal as a
> telcom room. 

Maybe not in the US, but some of us are in Europe (at least Dan and


  Fire suppression using Halon will be banned under EU Regulation
  2037/2000 from 31st December 2002. From 31st December 2003, all
  existing systems and extinguishers must be decommissioned, except for
  those industries that are designated as critical users e.g. aircraft
  compartments, the Channel Tunnel, and military vessels.

The full regulation is here!celexapi!prod!CELEXnumdoc&lg=EN&numdoc=32000R2037&model=guichett

-- Jim

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