Fire Alarm and Detection Systems are designed to alert the occupants of the building to the potential of a fire and the need for evacuation.
When required by the fire code, fire alarm systems shall be required in all new and existing commerical structures greater than 2,000 square feet. Fire alarm systems are required to be monitored by a UL Listed Central Station.
- Fire alarms system need to be designed and installed in accordance with NFPA Standard 72 and local standards.
Below is the link to NFPA Standard 72 and the requirements for fire alarm systems:
NFPA 72 National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code