2013 NFPA 72®: Fire Alarm Basics Self-Guided Online Course

Understand the basics of fire alarm systems and how the 2013 edition of NFPA 72® interracts with building, fire, and life safety codes. Course 1 in the NFPA 72 Online Course SeriesFire Alarm Basics — provides you with a greater understanding of fire detection and alarm systems required by today’s codes, and how various situations dictate different system features. You’ll understand how NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code is referenced by building, fire, and life safety codes and how they incorporate NFPA 72 to design, install, and maintain a fire alarm system. Fire Alarm Basics consists of three lessons to provide a thorough overview of what makes up a fire alarm system. The course covers the basic configurations and terminology used in the industry for fire detection and alarm systems; and how environmental and system conditions trigger various signals such as alarm, trouble, and supervisory signals — which are then used to initiate responses or behavior. Fire Alarm Basics also focuses on power supply requirements and circuits that drive and connect the building blocks of fire alarm systems.


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Basic Requirements
Building Systems
Facilities Operations, Maintenance and Engineering
Infrastructure Systems
Occupant Interface
Operating, Maintaining and Testing Life Safety Systems