• Code Compliance

    Two Easy Steps to Improve Your Emergency Generator Designs

    by  • November 13, 2015 • Code Compliance, FAQ's, General, Tools • 0 Comments

    Keeping up with emergency generators and their ever-changing engine technologies can be quite daunting. Add all of the ancillary systems and code requirements, and a seemingly simple project can quickly take a life of its own. The good news is that you do not have to go at it alone! Here are two simple steps that can help you move quickly from concept to construction drawings.

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    Code Alert: NFPA-20 Fuel Maintenance Requirements for Fire Pumps

    by  • October 15, 2015 • Code Compliance, General • 0 Comments

    Fire Pump Installation

    The 2016 Edition of NFPA-20, the Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection adds new requirements to ensure that good quality fuel is available to diesel engine-driven fire pumps. It may be a while before your State adopts the latest Edition of the Standard, but if you design or specify diesel engine-driven fire pump systems, it may be worthwhile to familiarize yourself with these updates.

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    Specifying Fuel Storage Tanks For Emergency Generators

    by  • June 5, 2014 • Code Compliance, FAQ's, General • 0 Comments

    Bulk Fuel Storage Farm

    There are many decisions in the process of designing a large fuel storage system for emergency generators. A bulk fuel storage system often means storing tens of thousands of gallons of diesel fuel, and with that much fuel on site, it is normal to have concerns for safety, code compliance and reliability. Here are some basic steps to help you complete a fuel system design.

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    Complying with RICE NESHAP – A Handy Guide

    by  • June 24, 2013 • Code Compliance, General, Tools • 0 Comments

    With over 900,000 engines estimated to be affected, there are lots of people searching for knowledge on the requirements of RICE NESHAP. As with most Federal regulations, the reading can be extensive, confusing and the process to achieving compliance quite intimidating. If you are the owner/operator for an affected engine, you should know that compliance is relatively simple, once you have identified whether you need to comply in the first place. This guide will provide some background on the regulations, and will help you navigate your way to compliance.

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