NFPA 25 and the Building Owner

Chapter 4 outlines the general requirements of the standards, which includes the building owner’s responsibilities. Most owners are not aware of NFPA 25, nor their responsibilities contained in chapter 4.

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Words Matter 

Like all NFPA documents Chapter three of NFPA 25, The Standard for Inspection Testing and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems contains definitions.  This chapter is much more important than most understand.  Definitions are broken into two categories in NFPA 25, if a definition cannot be found in the standard, we must use Merriam-Webster. 

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Hydrostatic Testing of Existing Standpipe Systems and Fire Department Connections

When is hydrostatic testing of standpipe systems and fire department connections required in accordance with NFPA 25, The Standard for Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems?

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NFPA 25 Chapter 1, Administration

Chapter 1, the administration chapter of NFPA 25 The Standard for Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems, provides guidance on the application of the standard.

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