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May 3, 2013

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Black Book’ offers fire-detection guidance

Notifier by Honeywell has launched a free ‘Little Black Book’ on fire safety design, aimed at anyone involved in the design or specification of a fire-detection system. €ᄄ€ᄄ

The guide covers the common elements that should be considered when installing or upgrading a fire-safety system, including practical information on legislation and guidelines, such as BS5839 part one. In addition to discussing different detection technologies for a mix of applications, the guide also explores the factors to be considered in avoiding the potential for false alarms while maintaining the speedy detection of real fires.

Topics covered include: system design; point detection; beam detection; high sensitivity detection; voice alarms; emergency voice communication; central battery systems; and paging systems. There is also a chapter that outlines the importance of working with a competent supplier and engineer, as well as what qualities and experience to look for in a partner.

“Notifier by Honeywell is committed to providing information, resources and learning materials to promote better fire safety,” says Derek Portsmouth, national sales leader, UK & Ireland. “Presented in an easy-to-use format, our ‘Little Black Book’ contains up-to-date information that we believe will be of real interest and technical value for the industry.

“€ᄄ€ᄄThe ‘Little Black Book’ is available in hard copy, or downloadable for free.

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