Deals with the the application, installation, performance, and maintenance of protective signaling systems and their components.
Meet NFPA 72's advanced protocols for fire alarm system safety!
Sweeping changes in the 2002 National Fire Alarm Code will have a major impact on your projects. Make sure your knowledge and skills are up to the task with the updated Code edition!
NFPA 72 is revised every three years based on current information from your field. Through NFPA?s code development process that includes two public review sessions, professionals from every segment of the industry add the latest information on the full range of systems and equipment. Vertical bars in Code text highlight the changes in this 2002 edition, such as…
* A major revision of the power supply requirements
* New rules addressing impairments to systems
* Revised rules concerning system survivability from attack by fire
* Revised requirements for supervising stations
You'll also find greater coverage of performance-based design alternatives!
Use of performance-based designs to address unusual design challenges is a major trend. The 2002 Code includes provisions concerning the review and approval of performance-based detection designs…new rules for performance-based visible signaling designs…plus rules for alternate approaches for audible signaling.
Fully revised and up-to-date with NFPA's Manual of Style, the new edition of NFPA 72 gives you better support, especially on the most complex fire alarm jobs. Stay informed and up-to-Code. Order today! (Approx. 235 pp., 2002)
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