I am interested in getting opinions from the Officials who enforce fire code. I work for a Fire Alarm Retrofit Manufacturing company and we develop life safety product that meet the requirements as…Continue
"Good info Brian
Any chance you could find out more on the video. My detectors are 10 years old in 2012 and I'd like to find out as much info as I can for the bedroom alarms before I replace them. I did a quick google search on voice fire alarm…"
"I work for my state as a fire inspector, and here are some of my thoughts;
We were in training not too long ago about fire alarms and their inspection and testing. During the class the instructor played an informative video pertaining to use…"
"Thank you all for your comments, we are gathering information on compliancy with regards to building owners and how it changes from state to state. We totally appreciate your comments. Keep up the good work out there in the field and be safe."
"ADA compliance alone should negate any further discussion...
However, understanding that you are looking for specific input, here's some thoughts:
One typical application for fire alarms is college dorms. Having piercing louder than hell…"
"Lets put it this way,apart from being able to reach everyone to alert them,my experience is the louder the better otherwise if it is not at a nuisance level that requires people to leave to avoid it they will ignore it and continue as if nothing is…"
I am interested in getting opinions from the Officials who enforce fire code. I work for a Fire Alarm Retrofit Manufacturing company and we develop life safety product that meet the requirements as stated by UL and NFPA but would like to hear from Authorities in the field.Testing and enforcement seems to vary from state to state with regards to audibility. Is audibility tested in your state/county/city for multi-unit housing as per NFPA 72 standards (75db at the pillow)? Do you casually or…See More