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A guide to understanding the various fire detection technologies on the market and their best application. Please use the button below to download.

 

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Suitable Applications For Beam DetectorsSuitable Applications For Beam Detectors

A guide to the most suitable applications for beam smoke detection equipment. Please use the button below to download.

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BS5839 Part 1 vs Part 6: Do they mix well?BS5839 Part 1 vs Part 6: Do they mix well?

In recent years there has been a perceived change in the advice given to landlords and building owners on the design, specification and installation of fire detections systems.

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False Alarm ManagementFalse Alarm Management

A guide to the common causes of false alarms, what they mean to you and your customer, and the best practices to employ to reduce them. Please use the button below to download.

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Understanding Intrinsically Safe Fire DetectionUnderstanding Intrinsically Safe Fire Detection

A guide to fire detection in hazardous environments utilizing intrinsically safe equipment. Please use the button below to download.

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Emergency Lighting: Selecting and Installing a SystemEmergency Lighting: Selecting and Installing a System

A guide to selecting the best type of emergency lighting system suited for your project's environment. Please use the button below to download.

 

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Navigating the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005Navigating the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005

A guide to navigating the key aspects of the RRFSO. Please use the button below to download.

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It's Risky, But Someone's Got To Do ItIt's Risky, But Someone's Got To Do It

A giuide to risk assessments and their impact on fire detection system design. Please use the button below to download.

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Open or Closed ProtocolOpen or Closed Protocol

A guide to the differences between open and closed fire detection system protocols. Please use the button below to download.

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UL 268 7th Edition Information GuideUL 268 7th Edition Information Guide

A guide to the updated UL requirements for smoke detectors that represent a major advance in the performance and stability of UL-listed smoke detectors. Please use the button below to download. 

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Hochiki Smoke and Heat Detector Application GuideHochiki Smoke and Heat Detector Application Guide

This guide is intended to assist you in the selection, placement, installation, and maintenance of Hochiki smoke and heat detectors. It is your responsibility to be familiar with and comply with all applicable local and national codes and requirements, including those of the AHJ. Please use the below button to download. 

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NFPA 72: 2019 Application GuideNFPA 72: 2019 Application Guide

This guide is intended to assist you in the selection, placement &
installation of smoke & heat detectors, Manual Pull Stations, and
Notification Appliances. Please use the button below to download. 

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LE2 User ManualLE2 User Manual

Loop Explorer 2 (LE2) is a software program that allows a user to use a computer to program supported hardware manufactured by Hochiki America or VES Fire Detection Systems.


This software is intended for use by trained and qualified personnel only. Always perform system testing in accordance with NFPA requirements after making any programming changes using Loop Explorer 2.

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