Fire Marshals Association

of Colorado

Variable Speed Fire Pumps and Controllers

  • May 18, 2018
  • 09:00
  • Golden Fire Dept. - 911 10th St., Golden, CO 80401


  • For those members who have paid in advance for lunch - please use this sign-up to be included in the RSVP catered lunch count.
  • FMAC members, guests, and the public who will be joining the group for the catered lunch.
  • For those persons attending but not planning to join the group for the catered lunch.

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Coffee/Social starts at 9 a.m

Training starts at 9:30 a.m

PRESENTATION:  Variable Speed Fire Pumps and Reduced Voltage Controllers

Variable Speed Fire Pumps.  The presentation will discuss the fire protection value of a variable speed fire pump.  It will also cover the proper application and installation when using this technology.

Reduced Voltage Fire Pump Controllers.  There are six common ways to start a fire pump.  The presentation will discuss how each type operates along with the advantages and disadvantages of each of them.

SPEAKERBill Stelter, P.E. (Master Control Systems, Inc.)

William Stelter, P.E. started at Master Control Systems, Inc. in 1979, and is currently the company president.  Master Control Systems is a manufacturer of diesel, electric, transfer switch, and variable speed fire pump controllers as well as battery chargers for emergency power systems.  Mr. Stetler has a BS in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University (’79).  He is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Illinois.  He holds five patents related to fire pump controllers, innovated variable speed fire pump controllers, and received certificate of recognition from the Georgia Insurance and Fire commissioner for outstanding contribution to fire safety.  Mr. Stetler is a member of NFPA and Committee member on NFPA 20, Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection.  He is a member of SFPE and past president of the Chicago chapter.  He is also a member of NEMA, IEEE, ASPE, AFSA, NFSA,


Business Meeting starts after lunch, but no earlier than 12:30 p.m.

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