25: Inspection, Testing, & Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems Handbook


Help ensure sprinkler ITM is handled correctly. The NFPA 25 Handbook has the answers you need to conduct efficient safety checks and improve system reliability.

Sprinkler system care doesn’t end with installation, and even the best-designed and installed system can fail without proper inspection, testing, and maintenance. Reduce risks and liability with the 2017 edition of the NFPA 25 Handbook: ITM of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems. This must-have companion to the latest NFPA 25: Standard for the Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems has expert advice, explanations, and examples for facility managers, AHJs, inspectors, building owners, and others responsible for verifying compliance.

The unique NFPA 25 Handbook strengthens your understanding of the intent behind today’s NFPA 25 provisions and the function of different systems and components:

  • Step-by-step testing procedures throughout the Handbook include an example of a correct and proven way to conduct a test.
  • A special ITM vs. Design Evaluation feature provides specific examples to help users determine whether or not something is within the scope of NFPA 25 (ITM) or out of scope (Design Evaluation).
  • Sample inspection, testing, and maintenance forms help you implement your own procedures.
  • Updated FAQs highlight key topics.
  • Explanations and practical applications advice is written by sprinkler experts.
  • Supplements expand your expertise about key topics including Fire Pump Flow Test Analysis, Role of the AHJ, Inspection Roles and Responsibilities (Table), and Fire Pump Field Data Collection and Analysis.

No other resource offers this wealth of information and support!

  • The entire 2017 edition of NFPA 25: Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance of Water-Based Fire Protection Systems is included for convenient reference.
  • 100+ full-colour photos, charts, illustrations, and other visuals round out this tool for sprinkler care and NFPA 25 compliance.

Avoid errors or oversights and help extend the service life of these essential fire protection systems. Anyone who works with sprinklers needs the NFPA 25 Handbook to help ensure water-based systems are up-to-code and ready to protect lives and property.

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