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NFPA 20 Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection Handbook 2019

Product Code/ISBN: 20HB19

Revised to recognize new technologies and improve application, the 2019 edition of NFPA 20 helps you provide state-of-the-art fire protection.

Industry-trusted NFPA 20, Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection gives you the latest provisions to help ensure fire pump readiness and reliability. This Standard offers comprehensive requirements for fire pumps, limited service controllers, and pumps in series. Designers, engineers, contractors, and installers can look to this expanded source for the latest coverage of today's technologies and up-to-date requirements for:

  • Fire pump design
  • Electrical and mechanical construction
  • Acceptance testing
  • Operation

Added requirements address recent advancement in the field.

This edition includes first-time or expanded coverage of technologies such as:

  • Automated inspection and testing
  • Distance monitoring
  • Automated valves
  • Self-regulating variable speed fire pump units

Other improvements help you avoid errors and misinterpretations.

The requirements for hydraulic cranking systems are revised to distinguish between systems used as primary cranking systems and those used as secondary cranking systems. Annex C is revised significantly to make data formatting more universal. New definitions include the term "very tall building", and the requirements pertaining to this type of building are expanded, including those for automatic tank refill valves. For the facts you need on fire pumps, update to the new NFPA 20.