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NFPA 25: Inspection, Testing, & Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, 2008 Edition

NFPA 25: Inspection, Testing, & Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, 2008 Edition

Don't let improper maintenance undermine operational readiness. Use the latest facts to keep water-based systems ready for action!

Price: $70.00
ISBN: 9780064641357
Product Code: NFPA 25-08
Year: 2008
Binding: Softcover
Publisher: National Fire Protection Association


Significant revisions in the 2008 NFPA 25 boost the service life and effectiveness of all types of water-based systems! Water-based fire protection systems are proven lifesavers, but they only work if they're maintained properly. Maximize system integrity and reliability with NFPA 25: Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems.

Updated with the 2007 NFPA 13, the 2008 NFPA 25 offers the most advanced rules for the care of:

  • Fire sprinkler systems
  • Standpipe and hose systems
  • Fire pumps
  • Fire service piping and appurtenances
  • Water storage tanks
  • Fixed water spray
  • Foam-water
  • And valves

Provisions also address impairment handling and reporting. Guidelines for a performance-based testing option offer an alternate, flexible means of compliance. While the 2002 Standard Edition included performance-based testing on a limited basis in the "equivalency" option, the 2008 NFPA 25 includes practical guidance on how to implement and monitor the process, subject to AHJ approval.

You'll find advice on:

  • What variables to take into account when adjusting frequencies
  • Which factors to consider in the transition to a performance-based test program
  • How to establish a failure rate, complete with suggested calculation methods and examples