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Read: NFPA Hears Need for Remote Inspections

NFPA Hears Need for Remote Inspections

Formed prior to the outbreak of COVID-19, the NFPA technical committee on remote video inspections looks to have proposals for a new standard submitted by June.

Read: NFPA Replaces 2021 Conference & Expo With Virtual Conference Series

NFPA Replaces 2021 Conference & Expo With Virtual Conference Series

The 125th installment of the NFPA Conference & Expo will return next year as an in-person event in Boston.

Read: How COVID-19 Upturned Fire Safety

How COVID-19 Upturned Fire Safety

COVID-19 threw a wrench into project plans for many integrators, as proposals were put on hold and NFPA and ICC meetings moved online.

Read: How Well Do You Know NFPA 1221?

How Well Do You Know NFPA 1221?

While NFPA 1221 is not a Standard that is generally thought of within the fire alarm industry, all practitioners should have an understating of the document.

Read: Getting to the Bottom of Low Frequency Sounders

Getting to the Bottom of Low Frequency Sounders

Certain fire departments are requiring low frequency sounders be installed retroactively due to being more effective at waking “at-risk” individuals.

Read:  Proposed NFPA 13 Updates’ Impact on How Fire Sprinklers, Systems Interact

 Proposed NFPA 13 Updates’ Impact on How Fire Sprinklers, Systems Interact

Fire and life-safety expert Shane Clary reviews proposed changes to NFPA 13, Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems.

Read: How Security Associations Helped Clarify ‘Essential’ Status

How Security Associations Helped Clarify ‘Essential’ Status

When lockdown orders began to be issued, certain areas did not directly list fire alarm and life-safety systems as being “essential.” Here’s how security associations stepped up.

Read: NFPA Forced to Cancel 2020 Conference & Expo in Orlando

NFPA Forced to Cancel 2020 Conference & Expo in Orlando

The association posted a message from Jim Pauley, NFPA president and CEO, on its website to explain its reasoning behind the cancellation.

Read: What Do You Think of These Proposed Updates to NFPA 72?

What Do You Think of These Proposed Updates to NFPA 72?

Proposed updates to NFPA 72 include definitions for cybersecurity and minimum hearing distance, new annex material on obstructions and more.

Read: Cracking the Code: What You Need to Know About Panic Hardware

Cracking the Code: What You Need to Know About Panic Hardware

Navigating the codes surrounding the use of panic hardware can be a challenge for specifiers. This guide will let you know when it is required, as well as define the available options.

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