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NEMA revises Training Manual on Fire Alarm Systems.

Press Release Summary:

Oct 05, 2016 - Revised NEMA SB 2-2016 Training Manual on Fire Alarm Systems provides text material suitable for training persons in proper physical installation of fire alarm signaling systems. Manual covers terminology, basic theory of operation, installation details, system startup techniques, and general maintenance. In addition to including NFPA 72-2013 requirements, update reflects current fire alarm and detection technology including mass notification/emergency communications systems.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Revises Training Manual on Fire Alarm Systems, NEMA SB 2-2016

Press release date: Oct 04, 2016

Updates Reflect Current Technology in Emergency Communications Systems

ROSSLYN, Va., —NEMASB 2 provides technical information on basic fire alarm systems in common usage. The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) revised NEMA SB 2-2016 Training Manual on Fire Alarm Systems to provide text material suitable for training persons in the proper physical installation of fire alarm signaling systems. This manual covers terminology, basic theory of operation, installation details, system startup techniques, and general maintenance.

NEMA SB 2 has been updated to reflect current fire alarm and detection technology including mass notification/emergency communications systems. It has been updated to include requirements from NFPA 72-2013.

NEMA SB 2-2016 is available in hard copy for $29 or as an electronic download at no cost on the NEMA website.

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly 400 electrical, medical imaging, and radiation therapy manufacturers at the forefront of electrical safety, reliability, resilience, efficiency, and energy security. Our combined industries account for more than 400,000 American jobs and more than 7,000 facilities across the United States. Domestic production exceeds $117 billion per year.

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