The National Electrical Manufacturers Association
(NEMA) Section on Signaling Protection and Communications — comprised of
fire and life safety industry experts — has released a library of
application guides and manuals on fire detection, emergency
communication, and life safety based on national fire and life safety
codes and standards.
The manuals address advancements in fire detection,
notification, and life safety such as intelligibility of emergency voice
communication systems, carbon monoxide detection, multi-criteria fire
detection, and new alarm communication methods, and provide an overview
of the basics of life safety systems for those just entering this field.
For more information, go to nema.org.