NFPA 72

Read: Predicting How IoT and AI Will Affect the Future of Fire Systems

Predicting How IoT and AI Will Affect the Future of Fire Systems

Fire and life-safety expert Shane Clary believes in the near future fire systems will lean more toward the use of wireless Internet or intranet as opposed to radio frequencies.

Read: New Report Calls for Massive Alarm Panel Recall

New Report Calls for Massive Alarm Panel Recall

For the past 20 years most hardwired alarm panels have been manufactured in deviation to UL 1023, UL 985 and NFPA 72 standards, Jeffrey Zwirn contends.

Read: Mass Notification: Intelligibility is NOT Optional

Mass Notification: Intelligibility is NOT Optional

NFPA 72 national fire alarm and signaling code lays out guidelines property owners must achieve with voice evacuation and mass notification systems.

Read: Keys to Increased Fire System Performance and False Alarm Reduction? Multisensor Detection.

Keys to Increased Fire System Performance and False Alarm Reduction? Multisensor Detection.

According to recent testing, multisensor detection has the potential to reduce the number of false alarms by up to nearly 40%.

Read: A Review of Training Required to Install Fire Alarm Systems

A Review of Training Required to Install Fire Alarm Systems

Fire safety expert Shane Clary delves into training and certifications required to install fire alarm systems, as well as where to obtain them.

Read: Growth of Legalized Cannabis Increases CO2 Detection Demand

Growth of Legalized Cannabis Increases CO2 Detection Demand

As more and more states legalize cannabis in some capacity, growers must ensure certain safety precautions are implemented, especially carbon dioxide detection.

Read: How to Ensure Your Shop Drawings Meet NFPA Standards

How to Ensure Your Shop Drawings Meet NFPA Standards

Fire expert Shane Clary shares exactly what information must be included on shop drawings in order to meet NFPA 72 standards.

Read: Impending and Potential Code Changes Affecting the Fire Alarm Industry

Impending and Potential Code Changes Affecting the Fire Alarm Industry

Fire expert Shane Clary reviews a busy year in the NFPA standards and codes department, with an eye on 2019 happenings.

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: Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your NFPA 72 and UL Standards?

Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your NFPA 72 and UL Standards?

Are you a fire-safety expert, or just full of smoke? Prove your expertise by taking this quiz on assorted NFPA 72 and UL standards.

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