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    QUIZ

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    Quizzical Pursuit
    —The Architecture Puzzler

    Created by Dave Guadagni

     

    Architecture Puzzler #515

    In 1987 we designed a computer room as part of new complex for a local utility company. Most of the building was protected by a sprinkler system. The computer room, however, was protected by a halon system. Why was halon used then, and why would it not be used now?


     

    Question from Last Week:
    Architecture Puzzler #514

    Which of the following words is associated with heat exchangers, which is associated with electrical systems, and which is associated with lighting: Anodes, Busbars and Lux?  

    Answer to Puzzler #514


     

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    Dave Guadagni, AIA, is an architect with Robertson/Sherwood/Architects

    Quizzical Pursuit is Copyright 2011, Dave Guadagni.

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    The first automatic fire-sprinkler system was installed in 1874.
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