NEC Facts about Fire Alarm Systems

NEC Facts about Fire Alarm Systems

The ins and outs of applying the requirements of Art. 760 correctly

Article 760 covers the installation of wiring and equipment for fire alarm systems, including circuits controlled and powered by the fire alarm system. These include fire detection and alarm notification, voice communications, guard’s tour, sprinkler water flow, and sprinkler supervisory systems. These don’t include residential smoke alarm systems because they aren’t powered by a fire alarm system as defined in NFPA 72.

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