Codes & Standards


Know Your Carbon Monoxide Alert Footprint

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 by Ted Milburn | News & Articles · News · Codes & Standards · NFPA ·

Know Your Carbon Monoxide Alert Footprint
What engineers, contractors and building owners need to know about two important National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) code updates. Read more.

New Low Frequency Sounders Serve as a More Secure Fire, Emergency Voice Solution

Friday, July 31, 2015 by Jessica Kennedy | News & Articles · News · Codes & Standards · NFPA ·

New Low Frequency Sounders Serve as a More Secure Fire, Emergency Voice Solution
Honeywell announces the release of Silent Knight, a low frequent emergency voice solution that features sounders and sounder bases. Read more.

The Clery Act ... Fix It or ‘86’ It?

Thursday, July 16, 2015 by Robin Hattersley Gray | News & Articles · Around the Web · Codes & Standards ·

The Clery Act ... Fix It or ‘86’ It?
The Clery Act forces top college administrators to pay attention to campus public safety staffing, technology and emergency management. But is it working correctly? Read more.

Implementing Mass Notification Technologies in Compliance with NFPA 72

Wednesday, June 03, 2015 by Jamie Underwood | News & Articles · Around the Web · Codes & Standards · NFPA ·

Implementing Mass Notification Technologies in Compliance with NFPA 72
Jamie Underwood of Alertus writes an article on NFPA 72, detailing how colleges should review the Fire Alarm & Signaling Code and apply technologies accordingly. Read more.

Tiered Life Safety Technology Standards for Schools Outlined at ISC West

Friday, April 17, 2015 by Tom LeBlanc | News & Articles · News · Codes & Standards ·

Tiered Life Safety Technology Standards for Schools Outlined at ISC West
The Partner Alliance for Safer Schools (PASS), a partnership between NSCA and SIA, released the industry's first standard aimed at creating safe schools. The recommendations featured in the guidelines are product agnostic and offer a tiered approach to life safety technology. Read more.

Podcast: How to Approach Campus MNEC System Design

Tuesday, May 06, 2014 by MNEC Staff | News & Articles · News · Resources · Webcasts · Codes & Standards · NFPA ·

Podcast: How to Approach Campus MNEC System Design
Lencore's Dan Smith talks to Campus Safety about the steps to take to ensure alert systems work when they must. Read more.

14 Emergency Event Questions College Students Should Ask (and 14 Answers Colleges Should Have)

Wednesday, March 19, 2014 by D. Craig MacCormack | News & Articles · News · Codes & Standards · NFPA ·

14 Emergency Event Questions College Students Should Ask (and 14 Answers Colleges Should Have)
Experts suggest mass notification emergency communication (MNEC) questions students should ask their administration -- and answers that security professionals should be prepared to provide. Read more.

Inside 4 Critical Elements of an MNEC Solution (Video)

Monday, January 27, 2014 by MNEC Staff | News & Articles · News · Resources · Video · Codes & Standards · NFPA ·

Inside 4 Critical Elements of an MNEC Solution (Video)
What you need to know about Reach, Clarity, Redundancy and Reporting to design or procure an effective MNEC system. Read more.

Dept. of Ed Fines Va. Tech for Emergency Notification Violation

Monday, January 20, 2014 by MNEC Staff | News & Articles · News · Codes & Standards · NFPA ·

Dept. of Ed Fines Va. Tech for Emergency Notification Violation
Inconsistent timely warning policies at the time of the massacre are cited in the fine. Read more.

Designing Your Fire Emergency Plan — Reviewing the Plan 101

Monday, January 06, 2014 by Merton Bunker | News & Articles · News · Codes & Standards · NFPA ·

Designing Your Fire Emergency Plan — Reviewing the Plan 101
So you won the bid, the permit is pulled, but you’ve suffered a series of setbacks with plans review. No matter what you do, the Authority Having Jurisdiction keeps kicking the shop drawings back.The project may be delayed because the AHJ won’t approve your plans. Fire protection plans review can be one of the most challenging aspects of a project. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Read more.

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