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Fire Side Chat with Shane Clary

About the columnist, Shane Clary
Shane Clary, Ph.D., has more than 37 years of security and fire alarm industry experience. He serves on a number of NFPA technical committees, and is vice president of Codes and Standards Compliance for Pancheco, Calif.-based Bay Alarm Co. He can be reached at [email protected]
Latest technologies, installation and troubleshooting tips, and codes and standards relevant to fire/life safety.
Latest column posts
Fire/life-safety professionals need to learn risks before deploying clean and dry agent suppression systems. Shane Clary · September 29, 2016

While a water mist system has unique advantages in a variety of special applications, the use of a system across a whole building may not be advantageous. Shane Clary · August 22, 2016

Familiarize yourself with some specialized suppression systems. Shane Clary · July 11, 2016

If the local authority having jurisdiction has adopted the 2016 edition of NFPA 72, I&T would be performed as per the requirements found in Chapter 14, Inspection, Testing and Maintenance. Shane Clary · May 31, 2016

Shane Clary looks into the future to see how evolving security technology will impact the alarm systems of tomorrow. Shane Clary · March 22, 2016

The alarm industry should keep track of these hearing dates on fire-life protection, as well as new editions of NFPA codes. Shane Clary · February 18, 2016

If you install fire alarm systems, get better acquainted with NFPA 72 with the help of SSI columnist Shane Clary. Shane Clary · January 18, 2016

Security Sales & Integration's Fire Side Chat columnist Dr. Shane Clary discusses which motions passed and which didn't from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) annual meeting. Shane Clary · August 04, 2015

Security Sales & Integration's Fire Side Chat columnist Shane Clary provides a brief description on various articles within Chapter 7, Special Conditions in NFPA 70, The National Electrical Code (NEC). Shane Clary · July 20, 2015

Security Sales & Integration magazine 'Fire Side Chat' columnist Shane Clary discusses how two proposed National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) changes may impact authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs). Shane Clary · June 23, 2015

Security systems integrators need to be aware of appropriate mass notification system (MNS) message practices to help end user clients. Shane Clary · May 08, 2015

The Clean Water Act includes requirements to reduce pollutants that may enter the nation’s water system. With this in mind, security systems integrators need to understand the importance of testing waterflow switches for fire systems. Shane Clary · March 30, 2015

Security systems integrators need to know the difference between central station service and simply having signals received at a listed supervising station. Shane Clary · January 21, 2015

Installing security contractors who want to stay on top of their game, and on top of the latest legislation, codes and other pertinent issues, should consider joining one of these trade organizations. Shane Clary · December 24, 2014

A visit to the biennial Essen Security expo in Germany offered updates on how technology such as wireless detection and aspiration smoke detection are impacting Europe, and what might be heading toward U.S. product development. Shane Clary · November 24, 2014

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