The need for quality, code-compliant fire alarms has never been greater. The proper operation ...
Fire departments in the United States reported 896,500 false fire alarms in 1980. Since that time ...
The fire protection industry is an ever-changing environment. If it were not, fire codes would remain the same year after year, cycle after cycle, and our job would be less complicated.
Last month we talked about the many ways fire and burglar alarm technicians use relays. We covered some of the code compliance issues associated with their use as well as how to ...
In last month’s “Fire Side Chat” we talked about the basic requirements for hazardous areas, which include Class I, II, III and Divisions 1 and 2. We discussed the basic code requirements related to each and we ended with ...
Can you please tell me what code says about an alarm installer’s responsibility where it comes to installing a full complement of automatic smoke detectors in ...
Training is one of the most critical elements in the installation and service of fire alarm systems. Unless a fire technician knows and understands every aspect of the job, terrible things can happen to the ...
The control of fire safety in a burning building is an extremely important part of the fire detection mission. Last month, we talked about ancillary relays, smoke detectors and door release as a function of smoke control.
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