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NOTICE: An asterisk (*) following the quantity or letterdesignating a paragraph signifies that explanatory materials onthe paragraph will be present in Annex A.
A reference in brackets following a piece or paragraphindicates materials that has been extracted from one other NFPAdocument. As an support to the consumer, the entire title and editionof the supply paperwork for extracts in necessary sections ofthe doc are given in Chapter 2 and people for extracts ininformational sections are given in Annex I. Extracted textual content possibly edited for consistency and magnificence and will embrace the revi‐Chapter 2 and Annex I.1.1.1NFPA 72 covers the applying, set up, location,
efficiency, inspection, testing, and upkeep ofﬁrealarm programs, supervising station alarm programs, public emer‐gency alarm reporting programs,ﬁreand carbon monoxidedetection and warning tools,and emergency communi‐cations programs (ECS), and their parts.
1.1.2The provisions of this chapter apply all through theCode except in any other case famous.1.1.3For the needs of carbon monoxide detection, this
commonplace is primarily involved with life security, not propertyprotection.1.2* Objective.
1.2.1The goal of this Codeshall be todeﬁnethe means ofsignal initiation, transmission,notiﬁcation,and annunciation;the degrees of efficiency; and the reliability of the varioustypes ofﬁrealarm programs, supervising station alarm programs,public emergency alarm reporting programs,ﬁreand carbonmonoxide detection and warning tools, emergencycommunications programs, and their parts.
1.2.2This Codedeﬁnesthe options related to thesesystems and likewise gives data obligatory to switch orupgrade an present system to satisfy the necessities of aparticular systemclassiﬁcation.
1.2.3This Code establishes minimal required ranges ofperformance, extent of redundancy, and high quality of installationbut doesn’t set up the one strategies by which these require‐ments are to be achieved.
1.2.4*This Code shall not be interpreted to require a degree ofprotection that’s better than that which might in any other case be
required by the relevant constructing orﬁrecode.
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