How to Provide Training on Commercial Fire Alarm Systems

Building owners must be familiar with their commercial fire alarm system by maintaining all documentation and providing end user training to all responsible building personnel. Building owners and managers should always know the location of all documentation related to their fire alarm system including installation and maintenance records, and manufacturer…

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Got Smoke?

There is no mystery that building codes allow for the elimination of smoke detectors in various construction applications, but at the same time there is hard language in the code that mandates the use of the smoke detectors. Any non-sprinklered building Any non-sprinklered room Non-sprinklered electrical or telecommunication rooms Smoke…

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Commercial Fire Alarm Installation: The Shop Drawing

Commercial Fire Alarm Installation: The Shop Drawing Appropriate local authorities must certify the completeness and accuracy of any designs for fire detection systems. The plans must abide by guidelines set by an Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ). The AHJ may be the local fire authorities. Each element of the detection, notification,…

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