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FM approval for diesel fire pump controller

Question asked by chiefns830 on Jun 5, 2020
Latest reply on Jun 15, 2020 by brianbaughman

2017 NEC

695.15 Surge Protection. A listed surge protection device

shall be installed in or on the fire pump controller.

 

While doing a plan review, I wrote a correction requiring the surge protection as stated in NEC (above).  I'm being told by the general contractor that "FM approval" will not allow for surge protection on a diesel fire pump controller, and that this would void the FM approval.  Does anyone that is more familiar with FM approval agree with this, or am I being given another line of BS?

 

Thanks in advance.

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