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
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
Monitoring Matters columnist Kevin Lehan discusses the impact of NFPA 72 code revisions on authorities having jurisdiction (AHJs) and central stations.
Kevin Lehan · August 24, 2015
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 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
Get answers to questions on how to guide conversations about retrofitting existing fire alarm panels with mass notification capabilities.
By Maria Marks and Dan Finnegan · May 08, 2015
Proper design of an emergency communications system requiring voice intelligibility depends on factors such as room acoustics, speaker layout and even the manner in which the person is announcing a live instruction.
Shane Clary · August 27, 2014
Audibility requirements of fire alarm and emergency communications systems have become more prominent in recent years. Learn where and when you may need to heed such standards based on how NFPA 72 has addressed the intelligibility issue.
Shane Clary · July 30, 2014
The wording of the 520Hz signal requirement in NFPA 72: 2010 and 2013 has caused some confusion. In general, low frequency sounders take the place of standard sounders in commercial sleeping spaces. However, there’s far more to know about the newly enacted requirement.
By Rebecca Peterson · May 06, 2014