Ensuring fire-alarm performance with thorough commissioning

Summary

Reviews some of the basic commissioning principles used for fire alarm system initiation devices, specifically the commissioning of addressable manual pull stations and smoke, heat, flame, duct-mounted and projected beam type detectors. Stresses the need for proper testing of all initiating devices and documenting and testing process and results.

Primary Author(s): Baker N J

Source: Heat. Pip. Air Condit. Engng., February 2002, vol.74, no.2, 55-56.

             BSRIA Abstract Doc 000103263 Abs 20020395

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