Significant Changes to 2019 Ed. of NFPA 20

Significant Changes to 2019 Ed. of NFPA 20
The 2019 edition of NFPA 20 has incorporated many changes that allow fire pump manufacturers, installers, and inspection, testing, and maintenance personnel to use the latest technologies and best practices. New fire pump designs that include the use of variable speed pumps and controllers, components for vertical shaft turbine-type pumps, suction diffusers, and many other new devices are addressed.


New protection schemes such as those for high rise and very high rise buildings are clarified. New allowances for providing remote monitoring, inspections, and testing devices are included. This webinar will outline and explain the most significant changes to this NFPA installation standard.

Continuing Education Credits: 0.15 CEUs and 1.5 CPDs.

  • This webinar does not offer CAL FIRE-approved CEUs.

Speaker: Terry Victor

Terry Victor, Senior Manager of Industry Relations at JCI/Grinnell Fire Protection Solutions has over 46 years of technical experience in the sprinkler industry. He is NICET certified Level IV in Water Based Systems Layout and Special Hazards Systems Layout. He serves on various industry boards and committees, is a member of the CFSI National Advisory Committee and the AFAA Codes and Standards Committee. He is the JCI Regional Coordinator for Codes & Standards in the US, is the current chairman of the Capital Region Fire Sprinkler Association, and is a member of numerous NFPA technical committees including those for NFPA 3, 4, 13, 13D, 13R, 14, 15, 16, 20, 25, 72, 101, 214, 303, 5000 and the Correlating Committee on Building Codes. He received the NFPA Committee Service Award in 2015.

4/1/2020 - 6/30/2020

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