NFPA 2001: Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems

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2012 NFPA 2001
Prior Years Prior Editions of NFPA 2001

Increase fire protection safety and effectiveness with comprehensive, up-to-date requirements for clean agent systems in the 2012 NFPA 2001.

Update to the 2012 NFPA 2001: Standard on Clean Agent Extinguishing Systems to properly purchase, design, install, test, inspect, approve, operate, and maintain engineered or pre-engineered gaseous agent fire suppression systems so they will function as intended when needed. Requirements in this widely used Standard cover both halogenated agents and inert gases.

Put the latest facts to work for you with 2012 edition changes that include:

  • New guidance for high-pressure IG-541 and FK-5-1-12 systems
  • Increased safety factor for Class A hazards
  • New requirements for sub-floor only protection to be consistent with NFPA 75: Standard for the Protection of Information Technology Equipment
  • Increased maximum discharge time for inert gases
  • Revised room integrity test procedure

People responsible for fire protection of IT/telecommunications equipment, high value assets, or marine vessels need the 2012 NFPA 2001 to keep pace with the latest toxicity limitations plus complete facts on the different types of halogenated and inert extinguishing agents on the market today. (Softbound, 116 pp., 2012)

NFPA® 2001 Standard on Clean Agent Fire Extinguishing Systems 2012 Edition

Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Units
1.4 General Information
1.5 Safety
1.6 Environmental Factors
1.7 Retrofitability
1.8 Compatibility with Other Agents
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
Chapter 4 Components
4.1 Agent Supply
4.2 Distribution
4.3 Detection, Actuation, Alarm, and Control Systems
Chapter 5 System Design
5.1 Specifications, Plans, and Approvals
5.2 System Flow Calculations
5.3 Enclosure
5.4 Design Concentration Requirements
5.5 Total Flooding Quantity
5.6 Duration of Protection
5.7 Distribution System
5.8 Nozzle Choice and Location
Chapter 6 Local Application Systems
6.1 Description
6.2 Hazard Specifications
6.3 Clean Agent Requirements
6.4 Nozzles
6.5 Location and Number of Nozzles
6.6 Operation
Chapter 7 Inspection, Testing, Maintenance, and Training
7.1 Inspection and Tests
7.2 Container Test
7.3 Hose Test
7.4 Enclosure Inspection
7.5 Maintenance
7.6 Training
7.7 Approval of Installations
7.8 Safety
Chapter 8 Marine Systems
8.1 General
8.2 Use and Limitations
8.3 Hazards to Personnel
8.4 Agent Supply
8.5 Detection, Actuation, and Control Systems
8.6 Additional Requirements for Systems Protecting Class B Hazards Greater Than 6000 ft3 (170 m3) with Stored Cylinders Within the Protected Space
8.7 Enclosure
8.8 Design Concentration Requirements
8.9 Distribution System
8.10 Nozzle Choice and Location
8.11 Inspection and Tests
8.12 Approval of Installations
8.13 Periodic Puff Testing
8.14 Compliance
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Cup Burner Method for Determining the Minimum Concentration of Gaseous Agent for Flame Extinguishment
Annex C Enclosure Integrity Procedure
Annex D Enclosure Evaluation
Annex E Informational References