NFPA 2001 Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems 2018
Everyone responsible for fire protection of IT/telecommunications equipment, high value assets, or marine vessels needs NFPA 2001: Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems. With this resource, you will get a clearer picture on clean agent systems, and keep pace with the latest design and maintenance requirements. Also included in this 2018 edition are the complete facts on the different types of halogenated and inert gas extinguishing agents in use today.
Now featuring a reorganized, more user-friendly format, the 2018 edition of NFPA 2001 has essential requirements on how to properly purchase, design, install, test, inspect, approve, operate, and maintain engineered or pre-engineered gaseous agent fire suppression systems so they will function as intended when needed.
The revisions in the 2018 edition of NFPA 2001 help improve safety and reliability, and features information containing the following:
- separate chapters on Installation Acceptance and Inspection, Servicing, Testing, Maintenance, and Training better define the application of inspection and testing requirements to new and existing systems;
- integrated fire protection and life safety system testing must be conducted in accordance with NFPA 4, Standard for Integrated Fire Protection and Life Safety System Testing;
- an egress time study required for all clean agent systems, not just those in which the design concentration is greater than the no observable adverse effects level (NOAEL);
- mandatory dirt traps must be installed at the end of each pipe run.
Other changes include updated requirements for pipe and fittings; a new section on pipe hangers and supports; new requirements regarding releasing panels; and new and updated definitions.
This is a must-have reference for building or marine vessel owners, installers, maintainers, manufacturers, and AHJs.