Monthly Archives: November 2013

The Constantly Evolving NFPA 25

No one can doubt the importance of having a properly functioning fire pump ready to operate when there is a fire.  But stationary fire pumps and their controllers spend the majority of their life not running at all – just sitting there.  If there is a problem with your automobile, chances are you will see this as it operates – not when it’s parked on the street.  So how to you ensure that equipment that is a) not running, b) located in a part of the building that is scarcely attended, and c) equipment that is rarely on anyone’s mind — but at the same time so crucial to life and property – is in proper working order and will operated as intended?  You test and operate it on a regular basis!  NFPA 25 helps guide you along the way. Continue reading