What is the current NFPA 25 edition?
The updated and expanded NFPA 25, 2023 edition, is the most current and complete document covering inspection, testing, and maintenance of water-based fire protection systems.
How often control valve shall be inspected?
13.3. 2.1. 3 Control valve supervisory alarm devices shall be inspected quarterly to verify that they are free of physical damage.
What NFPA code is for fire sprinkler?
NFPA® 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems, provides the minimum requirements for the design and installation of automatic fire sprinkler systems and exposure protection sprinkler systems.
Who is responsible for ensuring that the inspection testing and maintenance requirements of NFPA 25 for water based fire suppression systems are performed?
the property owner or designated representative
NFPA 25 states that the property owner or designated representative is responsible for properly maintaining a water-based fire protection system.
What is the difference between NFPA 13R and 13D?
The biggest difference between the three versions of NFPA 13 is the audience they serve and the allowable omissions within 13D and 13R. NFPA 13 and 13D focus mainly on life safety and property protection, while NFPA 13R strictly focuses on the life safety aspect.
What does NFPA stand for?
The National Fire Protection Association
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is a global self-funded nonprofit organization, established in 1896, devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards.
What is a valve status test?
The 2017 standard now calls it a “valve status test,” which may include the use of a main drain, but is trying to inform the inspector that the largest orifice that can be opened downstream of the cycled valve will achieve a better result for indicating a partially closed valve.