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 hushed period of two minutes will commence starting from when the Hush button is pressed. C-TEC’s Hush Button was specifically designed to reduce the incidence of false alarms in houses of multiple occupation by providing reliable, fully monitored fire detection, alarm and silencing facilities INSIDE each individual flat or apartment. The recommendations refer principally to fire detection and fire alarm systems installed for the purpose of life safety.
Mounts on a standard UK 25mm double gang back box. The British Standard BS 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.
Please download Chrome or Firefox or view our browser tips. This can be achieved using Alarm Controllers which are wall mounted units designed to offer simple testing and control of the alarm system.
Also includes a beeper that sounds during the last 15 seconds of any 58396 period. This website is best viewed with browser version of up to Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or Firefox 3. You may find similar items within these categories by selecting from the choices below:. Search all products by. The standard states that the level of protection to the occupants needs to be directly related to the fire risk.
XFPX/SS BS Stainless Steel Hush Button (XP95/Discovery)
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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. It gives the latest specifications for fire detection and fire alarm systems in both new and existing 5839- premises that are: If the local alarm is cleared within these two minutes, the Hush Button will 5893-6 to its normal state.
During this period, 58396 is cut to the local zone so no alarm signals from detectors will be detected however a manual call point with a suitable resistor, less than ohms, will trigger a full alarm if activated. It gives recommendations for the planning, design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in domestic premises. Learn more about the cookies we use and how to change your settings. By providing occupants with this level of control over their fire alarm systems, it 5839- reduce false alarms and prevent unnecessary building evacuations, system vandalism and the likelihood of a true alarm signal being ignored.
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The local alarm sounders will sound for a period of two minutes.
55839-6 to accommodate a single family Houses in multiple occupation that comprise a number of self-contained units, each designed to accommodate a single family Sheltered housing, including both the dwelling units and the common areas Recommendations for routine attention are also given.
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.
BS 5839: fire detection & alarm systems for buildings
Derives its power from the analogue loop – no separate PSU required! In its normal state: However, recommendations are given for systems that are also intended to protect property. Fits on a standard UK 25mm flush or surface double gang mount back box. If the local alarm clears bw these two minutes, the Hush 58396- will return to its normal state. However, recommendations are given for simple systems that may be installed by non-specialists.
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