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  • BS 5839-6:2013

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    FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 6: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR THE DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE OF FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS IN DOMESTIC PREMISES

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  29-04-2019

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  31-05-2013

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Table of Contents - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Foreword
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 Fire risk assessment
    5 System components
    6 Monitoring of circuits
    7 Grades of system
    8 Categories of system
    9 Choice of system
    10 Types of fire detector and their selection
    11 Location and siting of fire detectors
    12 Limitation of false alarms
    13 Audible fire alarm devices and audibility
    14 Fire alarm warnings for deaf and hard of hearing
       people
    15 Power supplies
    16 Wiring
    17 Control and indicating equipment
    18 Manual call points
    19 Zoning and other means for identification of the
       source of alarm conditions
    20 Remote transmission of alarm signals
    21 Radio-linked systems
    22 Electromagnetic compatibility
    23 Installation, commissioning and certification
    24 User instructions
    25 Routine testing
    26 Maintenance
    Annexes
    Annex A (informative) - Fire risk assessment for
            dwellings
    Annex B (informative) - Choice of appropriate Grade of
            fire detection and fire alarm system
    Annex C (normative) - Control and indicating equipment
            for Grade B systems
    Annex D (informative) - Model guidance to occupiers and
            landlords regarding of false alarms in systems
            with facilities for automatic transmission of
            fire signals to the fire and rescue service
    Annex E (informative) - Model certificates for Grade A
            systems
    Annex F (informative) - Model certificate for Grades B,
            C, D, E and F systems
    Bibliography

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    This part of BS 5839 gives recommendations for the planning, design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in domestic premises that are: a) designed to accommodate a single family; b) houses in multiple occupation that comprise a number of self-contained units, each designed to accommodate a single family; c) sheltered housing, including both the dwelling units and the common areas.

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    Committee FSH/12/1
    Development Note Supersedes BS 5839-6(2004) and 12/30260280 DC. (06/2013)
    Document Type Standard
    Product Note THIS STANDARD ALSO REFERS TO LPS 1265: Issue 1.0, BS 476
    Publisher British Standards Institution
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
    Supersedes

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 5446-2(2003) : 2003 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM DEVICES FOR DWELLINGS - PART 2: SPECIFICATION FOR HEAT ALARMS
    BS EN 54-23 : 2010 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS - PART 23: FIRE ALARM DEVICES - VISUAL ALARM DEVICES
    BS 7671(2008) : 2008 REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRICAL INSTALLATIONS - IET WIRING REGULATIONS
    BS 5446-3:2005 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM DEVICES FOR DWELLINGS - PART 3: SPECIFICATION FOR SMOKE ALARM KITS FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING PEOPLE
    BS EN 50131-1 : 2006 ALARM SYSTEMS - INTRUSION AND HOLD-UP SYSTEMS - PART 1: SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
    BS ISO 7240-15 : 2014 FIRE DETECTION AND ALARM SYSTEMS - PART 15: POINT-TYPE FIRE DETECTORS USING SMOKE AND HEAT SENSORS
    BS EN 54-7:2001 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS - PART 7: SMOKE DETECTORS - POINT DETECTORS USING SCATTERED LIGHT, TRANSMITTED LIGHT OR IONIZATION
    BS 5979(2007) : 2007 REMOTE CENTRES RECEIVING SIGNALS FROM FIRE AND SECURITY SYSTEMS - CODE OF PRACTICE
    BS EN ISO 13943:2017 Fire safety. Vocabulary
    BS EN 60730-1:2011 Automatic electrical controls for household and similar use General requirements
    BS 5839-1:2013 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS FOR BUILDINGS - PART 1: CODE OF PRACTICE FOR DESIGN, INSTALLATION, COMMISSIONING AND MAINTENANCE OF SYSTEMS IN NON-DOMESTIC PREMISES
    BS EN 54-4 : 1998 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS - PART 4: POWER SUPPLY EQUIPMENT
    BS EN 54-2 : 1998 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS - PART 2: CONTROL AND INDICATING EQUIPMENT
    BS EN 54-3:2014 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS - PART 3: FIRE ALARM DEVICES - SOUNDERS
    BS EN 54-5 : 2017 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS - PART 5: HEAT DETECTORS - POINT HEAT DETECTORS
    BS EN 54-12:2015 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS - PART 12: SMOKE DETECTORS - LINE DETECTORS USING AN OPTICAL BEAM
    BS 7860(1996) : 1996 SPECIFICATION FOR CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS (ELECTRICAL) FOR DOMESTIC USE
    BS EN 50291 : 2001 ELECTRICAL APPARATUS FOR THE DETECTION OF CARBON MONOXIDE IN DOMESTIC PREMISES - TEST METHODS AND PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS
    BS ISO 7240-8:2014 FIRE DETECTION AND ALARM SYSTEMS - PART 8: POINT-TYPE FIRE DETECTORS USING A CARBON MONOXIDE SENSOR IN COMBINATION WITH A HEAT SENSOR
    BS EN 14604 : 2005 SMOKE ALARM DEVICES
    BS EN 54-11 : 2001 FIRE DETECTION AND FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS - PART 11: MANUAL CALL POINTS
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