The National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s (NEMA) Signaling Protection and Communications Section—comprised of fire and life safety industry experts—is excited to announce the release of a library of application guides and manuals on fire detection, emergency communication, and life safety.
All fire industry members including fire service/fire prevention officers, designers/engineers, fire alarm installers/service providers, building managers/engineers, and building owners will find these documents useful. The documents are based on national fire and life safety codes and standards, and are presented in an easy-to-understand and use format.
There are numerous advances taking place in fire detection, notification, and life safety such as intelligibility of emergency voice communication systems, carbon monoxide detection, multi-criteria fire detection, and new alarm communication methods. The documents address all of these advancements, as well as provide a solid overview of the basics of life safety systems for those just entering this field.
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NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Its member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Worldwide annual sales of NEMA-scope products exceed $120 billion.
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