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NEMA publishes guide for electric fire pump controllers.

Press Release Summary:

Jan 15, 2008 - The ICS 14 Application Guide for Electric Fire Pump Controllers provides technical information related to the installation of the controllers, which are devices that activate and manage engine-driven fire pumps, providing optimal water volume and pressure for proper operation. The guide reflects the latest revision to NFPA 20 Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection and includes the addition of variable speed pressure limiting controllers.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Publishes ICS 14 Application Guide for Electric Fire Pump Controllers

Press release date: Jan 08, 2008

Rosslyn, Va. - The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published ICS 14 Application Guide for Electric Fire Pump Controllers.

This application guide provides technical information related to the installation of electric fire pump controllers, which are devices that activate and manage engine-driven fire pumps, providing optimal water volume and pressure for proper operation. NEMA ICS 14 reflects the latest revision to NFPA 20 Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection and includes the addition of variable speed pressure limiting electric fire pump controllers.

An electronic copy may be downloaded at no charge, or a hard copy purchased for $60.00 by visiting NEMA's Web site at www.nema.org/stds/ics14.cfm, or by contacting IHS at 800-854-7179 (within the U.S.), 303-397-7956 (international), 303-397-2740 (fax), or on the Web at global.ihs.com.

NEMA is the trade association of choice for the electrical manufacturing industry. Founded in 1926 and headquartered near Washington, D.C., its approximately 450 member companies manufacture products used in the generation, transmission and distribution, control, and end-use of electricity. These products are used in utility, medical imaging, industrial, commercial, institutional, and residential applications. Domestic production of electrical products sold worldwide exceeds $120 billion. In addition to its headquarters in Rosslyn, Virginia, NEMA also has offices in Beijing, Sao Paulo, and Mexico City.