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Commercial Fire Alarm Market Field Guide

Commercial Fire Alarm Market Field Guide(Custom Versions of this Report and Quantity Pricing are Available)


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  • Early Approaches
  • The Municipal Fire Alarm System
  • Heat Detectors
  • Building Fire Alarm Systems
  • Smoke Detection
  • Flame Detectors
  • The Transistorized Building Fire Alarm System
  • Microprocessor Building Fire Alarm System
  • Analog Detection




  • Fire Alarm System Architecture
  • General System Data
  • Commercial Buildings

  • Installation
  • New Construction
  • Retrofit
  • Service
  • Concerns
  • Directions
  • System Life Cycle
  • Conventional Fire Alarm Systems
  • Addressable
  • Best Practices
  • Common Requirements
  • Personnel Policy
  • National Accounts
  • Automation
  • Installation
  • Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance

Regulating Influences

  • Codes
  • Standards
  • Code Basis for State and City Codes and Regulations
  • Data Sources

  • Underwriters Laboratories Inc.
  • Factory Mutual Research Corporation

Professional Qualification Requirements and Trends

  • Professional Engineering Registration
  • National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies
  • Automatic Fire Alarm Association
  • National Fire Protection Association
  • National Burglar & Fire Alarm Association, Inc.
  • State Professional Qualification Requirements

  • U. S. Fire Experience
  • U. S. Fire Experience by Selected Property Use
  • Major Fires
  • High-Rise Building Fires
  • Fire Alarm System Impairments and False Alarm Experience
  • Fire Litigation Activity
  • The MGM Grand Hotel Fire Litigation
  • The Incident Investigation and Case Development Process
  • The Role of The Fire Reconstruction Expert
  • Fire Scene Examination and Technical Support

Industry Structure

Control Unit Manufacturers
Smoke Detectors
Notification Appliances
Distribution Activity

  • Distribution Schemes

Industry Support

  • Professional Organizations
  • Trade Associations
  • Other Organizations

Meetings and Trade Shows Appendix

  • Abbreviations and Acronyms
  • Fire Alarm Equipment Companies


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