BS Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings – Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire. British Standard BS covers specific recommendations for domestic fire alarm systems in dwellings across the UK. “BS gives recommendations for the planning, design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in.
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A Guide to BS Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. A hushed period of two minutes will commence starting from when the Hush button is pressed. Who is this standard for?
The recommendations of this part of BS may also be applied to the fire detection components of combined domestic fire and intruder alarm systems or fire and social alarm systems. Where 58339-6 how many alarms are installed will affect how quickly a fire is detected — generally the higher the Category of system the higher the level of protection.
It can be looked upon as a miniature loop-powered single zone fire alarm controller that sits and is addressed on an XP95, Discovery or Xplorer analogue loop see schematic above with the ability to communicate its status back to the host panel.
However, recommendations are given for simple systems that may be installed by non-specialists. Mounts on a standard UK 25mm double gang back box.
Fits on a standard UK 25mm flush or surface double gang mount back box. If the local alarm is cleared within these two minutes, the Hush Button will return to its normal state. By providing occupants with this level of control over their fire alarm systems, it helps reduce false alarms and prevent unnecessary building evacuations, system vandalism and the likelihood of a true alarm signal being ignored.
The standard states that the level of protection to the occupants needs to be directly related to the fire risk. 5839-66 is represented by the colour coding of the rooms in the diagrams above. It gives recommendations for the planning, design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in domestic premises.
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XFPX/SS BS Stainless Steel Hush Button (XP95/Discovery)
Code of practice for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in domestic premises. Take the smart route to manage medical device compliance. You may experience issues viewing this site in Internet Explorer 9, 10 or This product is not sold individually.
This is the third edition of BS — it has been revised and updated by experts to provide the most relevant guidelines and requirements The latest technological developments have been taken into consideration to align with best practice in the fire protection industry.
Emergency lighting BS The recommendations refer principally to fire detection and fire alarm systems installed for the purpose of life safety.
It gives the latest specifications for fire detection and fire alarm systems in both new and existing domestic premises that are:.
Accept and continue Learn more about the cookies we use and how to change your settings. General fire conditions If, at any time, the host analogue panel enters a general fire condition, it overrides any hushed state at the Hush Button and turns on its local sounders.
British Standard BS Grade C — Separate detectors and sounders which can be combined in the form of alarms that are mains powered with back-up power supply and central control equipment. These recommendations are based on the British Standard BS Worldwide Standards We can source any standard from anywhere in the world.
Customers who bought this product also bought BS You must select at least 1 quantity for this product. In its normal state: If you would like more advice on the alarm types available and how to site alarms effectively visit our pages on Alarm Sensor Types and Alarm Siting.
The faster, easier way to work with standards. A hushed period of fifteen minutes will commence. This standard is not intended for occupiers, for whom advice is published by the government. Why should you use this standard? Derives its power from the analogue loop – no separate PSU required! If there is no one in the apartment to intervene during a local alarm condition i.
If the local alarm clears within these two minutes, the Hush Button will return to its normal state. If you would like more information please refer to the British Standard BS Notify me when available.