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Read: Sharpening Your Wiring Skills: Key Points From NFPA 70

Sharpening Your Wiring Skills: Key Points From NFPA 70

Throughout NFPA 72 there is reference to another code that both the designer and installer of fire alarm systems need to understand and follow: NFPA 70, “National Electrical Code.”

Read: Are You Up to Date on These Recent Changes to Alarm Notification Requirements?

Are You Up to Date on These Recent Changes to Alarm Notification Requirements?

There have been several changes over the past few years in regards to notification appliances. Fire-safety expert Shane Clary brings you up to speed.

Read: Find Out If Your National Electric Code Skills Are Electrified

Find Out If Your National Electric Code Skills Are Electrified

Installers should take this quiz to determine how well they know the NFPA 70 National Electric Code (NEC) as it pertains to speakers installed in plenum and acoustical ceiling tile.

Read: Eaton Expands Notification Device Line to Meet New Code Requirements

Eaton Expands Notification Device Line to Meet New Code Requirements

Eaton has added new devices to its Wheelock Exceder LED3 line designed to meet code requirements for sleeping areas.

Read: Don’t Get Hosed: Refresh Your Suppression Systems and Standards Knowledge

Don’t Get Hosed: Refresh Your Suppression Systems and Standards Knowledge

Familiarize yourself with various types of fire suppression systems and where installation standards can be found.

Read: Webinar Will Examine Code Changes to NFPA 72 2019

Webinar Will Examine Code Changes to NFPA 72 2019

The webcast, presented by NFPA, will cover the Code’s new mounting height requirements for fire alarm control units, new requirements for Class N circuit protection, new document storage requirements and more.

Read: NFPA Impact on Emergency Communications Is a Model for Industry Change

NFPA Impact on Emergency Communications Is a Model for Industry Change

NFPA 72’s signaling code shift that allows the overriding of the fire alarm control panel in the event of a non-fire emergency represents the potential for innovation in the industry.

Read: NFPA Conference & Expo 2018 to Be Hosted in Las Vegas

NFPA Conference & Expo 2018 to Be Hosted in Las Vegas

Keynote speakers at the NFPA conference’s general session include Keller Rinaudo, CEO and co-founder of Zipline, a drone delivery company focused on healthcare.

Read: How UL, New Tech Is Targeting Nuisance Smoke Alarms

How UL, New Tech Is Targeting Nuisance Smoke Alarms

Check out the new testing standard being cooked up by UL to help combat kitchen-related nuisance alarms, as well as the latest in detector technology.

Read: NFPA Fast-Tracking Active Shooter Response Standard Following Parkland Shooting

NFPA Fast-Tracking Active Shooter Response Standard Following Parkland Shooting

The new standard establishes preparedness, response and recovery benchmarks with a focus on integrated protocol and civilian and responder safety.

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