ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
ShoutChat
Recent Posts
12 Lead Motor Connection Weird
by emolatur - 01/19/22 02:40 PM
Any women electricians here?
by gfretwell - 01/17/22 01:44 PM
Well There's your problem.
by gfretwell - 01/08/22 12:17 AM
Happy New Year!!
by HotLine1 - 01/04/22 09:50 AM
Sangamo s309.2
by Robski - 12/31/21 04:54 PM
New in the Gallery:
240/208 to a house
240/208 to a house
by wa2ise, October 9
Now you know.
Now you know.
by Tom_Horne, September 7
Who's Online Now
0 members (), 48 guests, and 16 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
#74507 01/24/07 08:35 PM
Joined: Jan 2005
Posts: 53
D
Member
Need help guys...

Ive installed a couple but want to be more informed on the install(codes) layout, pricing?

any ideas of sites or books any thing ?


Ive got the NFPA 70 Fire alarm code book


Thanks

Denny

#74508 01/25/07 12:36 PM
Joined: Jan 2005
Posts: 91
H
Member
Here's one you can check out.
http://www.nema.org/stds/firealarmsystems.cfm

#74509 01/25/07 03:32 PM
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 1,429
L
LK Offline
Member
Denny.

Don't forget to have your insurance reviewed before doing any alarm work, and also your contracts will have include different language from standard EC contracts.

Oh don't fall off the chair when they quote your alarm coverage rates, every state is different, but it pays to check.

Pricing, is the good news, alarm companies are in business to build assets, and make a nice profit, unlike most of the electrical contracting.

"want to be more informed on the install(codes) layout"

We need a sealed print in my state, for fire jobs, the layout is big time liability, if you miss something, nothing like electrical installations, also your married to the job, no hit and run installs, if a building has sprinklers, then it really gets to be fun.






[This message has been edited by LK (edited 01-25-2007).]

#74510 01/26/07 08:28 PM
Joined: Jun 2003
Posts: 1,143
D
Member
In IL fire and burglar alarms are separate licenses issued by the State, as opposed to the locally issued EC tickets. Much different in terms of liability and insurance coverage.

EC's are allowed to run hardwired (combo) smoke, heat, and CO detectors for local alarm only.

And fire sprinklers is a different (sub) license of plumbing / pipefitting AFAIK.


Link Copied to Clipboard
Featured:

Tools for Electricians
Tools for Electricians
 

* * * * * * *

2020 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2020 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Member Spotlight
RH1
RH1
California
Posts: 22
Joined: August 2009
Top Posters(30 Days)
NORCAL 3
grich 1
Popular Topics(Views)
288,000 Are you busy
220,121 Re: Forum
206,117 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5