Many of the leading-edge technologies enabling the smart home and improving people’s lives are filtering into security devices and systems. This march toward smarter security solutions lies at the heart of the new TMA AVS-01 standard.
Since standards dictate how you do installations and where systems are monitored, it’s extremely important to understand how they come into being. TMA President Morgan Hertel shares the behind-the-scenes process.
In his role, Boriskin will lead and work with committee members to develop, promote and advocate industry standards in a coordinated effort with other standards and specification writing bodies.
Thanks to a code transition, fire alarm system contractors will eventually be the primary source for bi-directional amplifier systems. Here’s what they need to know.
NFPA 70 features several key changes and additions, and can be accessed instantly on NFPA LiNK, a subscription-based digital platform containing all NFPA codes and standards.
Though some argue they should be free, the NFPA or ICC could not survive and be able to continue their missions if the codes and standards they publish were available in public domain.
Within the 2022 edition, some stringent rules have been added to quantify what can and cannot be performed via remote access to the fire alarm control unit.
There are several additions to Chapter 18 of NFPA 72 related to the use of notification appliances within a protected premises, and a change to Chapter 17 regarding CO detectors.
Combined with modern credentials, OSDP provides a way for secure end-to-end deployments with lower installation and operational costs.
The standards group behind the Matter smart home protocol delayed the release of the specification until the fall of this year.