Landmark changes in the 2010 NFPA 72® lead the way to a new era in signaling systems.
In the most extensive Code revision since 1993, the 2010 NFPA 72's scope and organization have expanded beyond the core focus on fire alarm systems to also include requirements for mass notification systems used for weather emergencies; terrorist events; biological, chemical, and nuclear emergencies; and other threats. This wider coverage is reflected in a new Code title: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code.
New chapter on Emergency Communications Systems responds to today's concerns.
In addition to updated rules for in-building fire emergency voice/alarm communications systems, this new chapter includes first-time provisions for:
Other major revisions and additions that increase protection affect: