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.

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