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NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code Handbook 2019 Edition

NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code Handbook 2019 Edition

The newest edition of the NFPA 72 and all the codes and standards associated with it. 

Price: $219.95
Product Code: NFPA 72HB-19
Year: 2019
Binding: Softcover
Publisher: NFPA


The newest edition of the NFPA 72 and all the codes and standards associated with it. 

Table of Contents

  1. Administration
    1. Scope
    2. Purpose
    3. Application
    4. Units and Formulas
    5. Code Adoption Requirements
  2. Referenced Publications
    1. General
    2. NFPA Publications
    3. Other Publications
    4. References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections
  3. Definitions
    1. General
    2. NFPA Official Definitions
    3. General Definitions
  4. Reserved
  5. Reserved
  6. Reserved
  7. Documentation
    1. Application (SIG-FUN)
    2. Minimum Required Documentation (SIG-FUN)
    3. Design (Layout) Documentation
    4. Shop Drawings (Installation Documentation) (SIG-FUN)
    5. Completion Documentation
    6. Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance Documentation (SIG-TMS)
    7. Records, Record Retention, and Record Maintenance
    8. Forms
  8. Reserved
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  10. Fundamentals
    1. Application
    2. Purpose
    3. Equipment
    4. Design and Installation
    5. Personnel Qualifications
    6. Power Supplies
    7. Signal Priority
    8. Detection and Signaling Conditions
    9. Responses
    10. Distinctive Signals
    11. Alarm Signals
    12. Fire Alarm Notification Appliance Deactivation
    13. Carbon Monoxide (CO) Notification Appliance Deactivation
    14. Supervisory Signals
    15. Trouble Signals
    16. Emergency Control Function Status Indicators
    17. Notification Appliance Circuits and Control Circuits
    18. Annunciation and Annunciation Zoning
    19. Monitoring Integrity of In-Building Fire Emergency Voice/Alarm Communication Systems
    20. Documentation and Notification
    21. Impairments
    22. Unwanted Alarms
  11. Reserved
  12. Circuits and Pathways
    1. Applications
    2. General
    3. Pathway Class Designations
    4. Pathway Survivability
    5. Shared Pathway Designations
    6. Monitoring Integrity and Circuit Performance of Installation Conductors and other Signaling Channels
    7. Nomenclature
  13. Reserved
  14. Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance
    1. Application
    2. General
    3. Inspection
    4. Testing
    5. Maintenance
    6. Records
  15. Reserved
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  17. Initiating Devices
    1. Application
    2. Purpose
    3. Performance-Based Design
    4. General Requirements
    5. Requirements for Smoke and Heat Detectors
    6. Heat-Sensing Fire Detectors
    7. Smoke-Sensing Fire Detectors
    8. Radiant Energy-Sensing Fire Detectors
    9. Combination, Multi-Criteria, and Multi-Sensor Detectors
    10. Gas Detection
    11. Other Fire Detectors
    12. Carbon Monoxide Detectors
    13. Sprinkler Waterflow Alarm-Initiating Devices
    14. Detection of Operation of Other Automatic Extinguishing Systems
    15. Manual Actuated Alarm-Initiating Devices
    16. Fire Extinguisher Electronic Monitoring Device
    17. Supervisory Signal-Initiating Devices
  18. Notification Appliances
    1. Application
    2. Purpose
    3. General
    4. Audible Characteristics
    5. Visual Characteristics – Public Mode
    6. Visual Characteristics – Private Mode
    7. Supplementary Visual Signaling Method
    8. Textual Audible Appliances
    9. Textual and Graphical Visual Appliances
    10. Tactile Appliances
    11. Standard Emergency Service Interface
  19. Reserved
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  21. Emergency Control Function Interfaces
    1. Application
    2. General
    3. Elevator Phase I Emergency Recall Operation
    4. Elevator Power Shutdown
    5. Fire Service Access Elevators
    6. Occupant Evacuation Elevators (OEE)
    7. Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) Systems
    8. High Volume Low Speed (HVLS) Fans
    9. Door and Shutter Release
    10. Electrically Locked Doors
    11. Exit Marking Audible Notification Systems
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  23. Protected Premises Alarm and Signaling Systems
    1. Application
    2. General
    3. System Features
    4. System performance and Integrity
    5. Performance of Initiating Device Circuits (IDCs)
    6. Performance of Signaling Line Circuits (SLCs)
    7. Performance of Notification Appliance Circuits (NACs)
    8. Systems Requirements
    9. In-Building Emergency Voice/Alarm Communications
    10. Fire Alarm Systems Using Tone
    11. Suppression System Actuation
    12. Off-Premises Signals
    13. Guard’s Tour Supervisory Service
    14. Suppressed (exception Reporting) Signal System
    15. Protected Premises Emergency Control Function
    16. Special Requirements for Low-Power Radio (Wireless) Systems
  24. Emergency Communications Systems (ECS)
    1. Application
    2. Purpose
    3. General
    4. In-Building Fire Emergency Voice/Alarm Communications Systems (EVACS)
    5. In-Building Mass Notification Systems
    6. Wide-Area Mass Notification Systems
    7. Distributed Recipient Mass Notification Systems (DRMNS)
    8. Two-Way, In-Building Wired Emergency Services Communications Systems
    9. Two-Way Radio Communications Enhancement Systems
    10. Area of Refuge (Area of Rescue Assistance) Emergency Communications Systems, Stairway Communication Systems, Elevator Landing Communications Systems, and occupant Evacuation Elevator Lobby Communications Systems
    11. Information, Command, and Control
    12. Performance-Based Design of Mass Notifications Systems
    13. Documentation for Emergency Communications Systems
  25. Reserved
  26. Supervising Station Alarm Systems
    1. Application
    2. General
    3. Central Station Service Alarm Systems
    4. Proprietary Supervising Station Alarm Systems
    5. Remote Supervising Station Alarm Systems
    6. Communications Methods for Supervising Station Alarm Systems
  27. Public Emergency Alarm Reporting Systems
    1. Applications
    2. General
    3. Management and Maintenance
    4. Communications Methods
    5. Alarm Processing Equipment
    6. Alarm Boxes
    7. Public Cable Plant
    8. Emergency Communications Systems (ECS)
  28. Reserved
  29. Single- and Multiple-Station Alarms and Household Signaling Systems
    1. Application
    2. Purpose
    3. Basic Requirements
    4. Remote Annunciation
    5. Notification
    6. Assumptions
    7. Carbon Monoxide Detection
    8. Detection and Notification
    9. Power Supplies
    10. Equipment Performance
    11. Installation
    12. Optional Function
    13. Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance
    14. Markings and Instructions
  30. Annexes
    1. Explanatory Material
    2. Engineering Guide for Automatic Fire detector Spacing
    3. System Performance and Design Guide
    4. Speech Intelligibility
    5. Sample Ordinance Adopting NFPA 72
    6. Wiring Diagrams and Guide for Testing Fire Alarm Circuits
    7. Guidelines for Emergency Communication Strategies for Buildings and Campuses
    8. Carbon Monoxide
    9. Informational References