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This is a comprehensive guide on how to use and implement BS 5839-6. It provides an invaluable aid to specifiers, designers and installers, including fire brigades, local authorities, housing associations, fire alarm contractors, building control officers, consulting engineers, electrical contractors and building surveyors. Content: Front Matter • Preface • Table of Contents • 1. Introduction • 2. Domestic Fire Detection - A Short History 3. Scope of BS 5839-6 4. Format and Contents of the Code 5. Recognized Forms of Fire Detection: Grades of System 6. Recognized Levels of Protection: Categories of System • 7. System Selection: Choosing the Appropriate Grade and Category of System 8. System Selection: The First Principles ('Fire Risk Assessment') Approach 9. System Selection: The Prescriptive Approach • 10. Mixed Systems • 11. Silencing and Disablement Facilities • 12. Types of Fire Detector 13. Location and Siting of Detectors • 14. Limitation of False Alarms • 15. The Audible Fire Alarm Signal: Audibility and other Characteristics • 16. Fire Alarm Warnings for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People 17. Power Supplies for the System 18. Wiring • 19. Control and Indicating Equipment • 20. Zoning and Identification of Source of Alarm Signals • 21. Manual Call Points • 22. Remote Transmission of Alarm Signals • 23. The Use of Radio-Linked Systems in Dwellings • 24. Installation, Commissioning and Certification • 25. Testing, Servicing and Maintenance • Index of References to Clauses of BS 5839-6
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