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Fire Alarm System #11345
07/10/02 08:17 PM
07/10/02 08:17 PM
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ayrton  Offline OP
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I am pricing out a fire alarm system for a sprinklered building. Where can I find out the info needed for the requirements?

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Re: Fire Alarm System #11346
07/10/02 08:53 PM
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Ron  Offline
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White Plains, NY
Your applicable building code and NFPA 72.
Many local fire alarm vendors will lay one out for you.


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Re: Fire Alarm System #11347
07/11/02 11:02 PM
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The Watt Doctor  Offline
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Mont Belvieu, TX
ayrton,
If your company isn't certified to install fire alarm, I would sub it out to someone who is certified. Your company can install all the conduit stubs in the walls for the "pulls", "strobes", "audio/visual strobes", boxes for the "smokes", etc. Good luck.

Earth, Wind, and Fire Alarms,
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Re: Fire Alarm System #11348
07/13/02 05:45 PM
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golf junkie  Offline
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York, NE
Good advice from the doctor!

This is standard procedure for us for commercial construction. The only time I'll touch any F/A equipment is if it's something really simple like moving a smoke or pull-station.

GJ

Additional benefit is that you will know your exact cost going for F/A for bidding.

[This message has been edited by golf junkie (edited 07-13-2002).]

Re: Fire Alarm System #11349
07/14/02 09:23 AM
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Frank Cinker  Offline
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Pennsylvania
That is exactly what we do. In the area where I live, Simplex Fire Alarm Company is used quite a bit. All of their Technicians are certified.


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