Category: NFPA

Future Safety Features in Fire Pump Controllers – Master Controls

We are often interested in directing industry attention to important future advancements in fire protection. Today’s topic pertains to new safety features that include an effective and creative solution to minimizing the dangers of arc flash in fire pump controllers. For the purposes of this article, we will be discussing electric fire pump controllers.

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NFPA Conference & Expo 2019: Will We See You There?

We at Steven Brown & Associates are thrilled to be attending the NFPA Conference & Expo next week, June 17-20, in San Antonio, Texas! For three days, we’ll be attending educational sessions, exploring brand-new products from over 350 industry suppliers, and networking with professionals from around the world.

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Firetrol Controllers

Firetrol Products has long been a leader in our industry, providing a wide variety of electric and diesel fire pump controllers. At Steven Brown & Associates, we’re proud to carry this line of Firetrol controllers, which customers have found to be affordable and reliable. Today we want to highlight some of the options available on…

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Thanksgiving Fire Safety

The holiday season is upon us! As a leader in the fire safety field, we want to share a couple of links about home cooking safety at this time of year as families gather for their Thanksgiving meals. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), when it comes to home cooking fires, Thanksgiving Day…

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Manufacturer Spotlight Series: Tornatech

Throughout the month of January, Steven Brown & Associates is celebrating the manufacturers who make our jobs much easier by offering superior products at great prices. The first three manufacturers detailed in our series were Aurora, Metron and Peerless Pumps, so if you missed any of those we encourage you to check them out through the…

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CST Industries Joins our Expanding List of Product Offerings

As your trusted supplier of all things in the realm of fire pump sales and service, we’re always looking to expand on our offerings and increase our value to you. That is why we’re proud to announce that we recently added CST Industries to our growing catalog. For those of you unfamiliar with the company,…

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Remember These Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year when everyone gets a moment to take a break from the hustle and bustle of work and sit down with family and friends to celebrate everything they have to be thankful for. Because we here at Steven Brown & Associates are all about safety, whether it’s fire safety…

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2016 Changes to the NFPA 20

Steven Brown presented to the AFSA Mid-Atlantic Chapter on NFPA 20, and the changes between the 2013 and 2016 editions in Newark, DE on January 21, 2016. While covering the changes to the 2016 edition, Steven also discussed key items from each chapter that while not necessarily new, are certainly often overlooked or misunderstood. A…

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5 Christmas Fire Safety Tips

Holiday decorations and Christmas trees account for a significant amount of fires each year according to the NFPA. We’ve previously told you how winter is the most prevalent time for home fires, and offered some general winter prevention tips here on our blog. Adding to those previous winter fire prevention tips, we’ve put together this…

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Choosing the Right Fire Pump

There are a large variety of fire pumps available in the market today, fabricated by several different manufacturers. Many in the industry are interested mainly in the hydraulic performance of the pump in question – specifically the gallons per minute (US GPM) and the pressure boost (US PSI) of the pump. If a pump can…

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