Understanding NFPA 20, 2016 Ed.

Understanding NFPA 20, 2016 Ed.
Created for Fitters and CAL FIRE Approved. This webinar focuses on the installation of stationary fire pumps and the requirements of the 2016 edition of NFPA 20.  This lecture-based seminar discusses pump types, electric motor and diesel engine drivers along with their associated controllers.  The installation requirements for fire pumps are also reviewed.


Upon completion of this webinar, participants should be able to:

1.    Explain the organization of NFPA 20;
2.    Describe the various types of fire pumps;
3.    Locate and apply the basic installation requirements for stationary fire pumps, drivers, and controllers.

Continuing Education Credits: 0.2 CEUs and 2.0 CPDs.

  • This webinar offers CAL FIRE approved CEUs and Vermont T-3 TQP Renewal CEUs
Standard Referenced: NFPA 20, 2016 Ed.

John August Denhardt, PE, FSFPE

John August Denhardt, FPE, FSFPE, is Vice President of Engineering and Technical Services. He is responsible for strengthening AFSA's engineering and technical approaches to meeting member, industry and operational priorities, with an emphasis on service, quality, and integrity. Denhardt is a Professional Engineer (P.E.) registered in the District of Columbia as well as the states of Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. In addition to his P.E., he is a NICET Level III in Water-Based System Layout and Inspection & Testing of Water-Based Systems. A native of Maryland, Denhardt holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Fire Protection Engineering from the University of Maryland in College Park.

Prior to accepting this position, Denhardt was employed by Strickland Fire Protection in Forestville, Maryland since 1994, overseeing large scale projects and assisting with design and installation technical issues. He has served as an AFSA instructor, volunteered as a subject matter expert assisting with AFSA training updates, represented the Association on various technical committees, and authored numerous articles in the Association's flagship publication Sprinkler Age. In 2010, he was named a Fellow in the International Society of Fire Protection Engineers.


AHJ Members: FREE
AHJ Non-members: $50
Members: $35
Non-Members: $250

7/1/2021 - 9/30/2021

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