Frequently Asked Questions?

Q: Do I need a permit for my residential or commercial burglar alarm?
A: Yes Nassau and Suffolk police require you to have a permit so they respond and any false alarms you dont get fined. Link https://suffolkpd.org/FalseAlarmManagement.aspx  

Link https://www.pdcn.org/346/Burglar-Alarm-Permits


Q: When does my fire alarm have to be inspected
A: As per NFPA 72 it needs to be inspected and tested annually

Link https://www.nfpa.org/codes-and-standards/all-codes-and-standards/list-of-codes-and-standards/detail?code=72

Q: What is the FACP?
A: As per NFPA 72 section 3.3.104 it is the fire alarm control panel

Link https://www.nfpa.org/codes-and-standards/all-codes-and-standards/list-of-codes-and-standards/detail?code=72

Q: When does my fire extinguisher have to be inspected?
A: As per NFPA 10 section 7.3 Annually

Link https://www.nfpa.org/codes-and-standards/all-codes-and-standards/list-of-codes-and-standards/detail?code=10

Q: Who is responsible for maintaining the fire extinguishers?
A: As per NFPA 10 section 7.1.1 you are responsible for the inspection, maintenance and recharging of the fire extinguishers.

Link https://www.nfpa.org/codes-and-standards/all-codes-and-standards/list-of-codes-and-standards/detail?code=10

Q: What is the correct installation height of fire extinguishers?
A: As per NFPA 10 section 6.1.3.8 Fire extinguishers having a gross weight not exceeding 40lbs shall be installed so that the top of the fire extinguisher is no more than 5ft above the floor.

Link https://www.nfpa.org/codes-and-standards/all-codes-and-standards/list-of-codes-and-standards/detail?code=10

Q: How often does my fire suppression system have to be inspected?
A: As per NFPA 17A section 7.3.3 Semi-Annually

Link https://www.nfpa.org/codes-and-standards/all-codes-and-standards/list-of-codes-and-standards/detail?code=10

Q: How often should my fusible links be replaced?
A: As per NFPA 17A section 7.3.4.1 Semi-Annually

Link https://www.nfpa.org/standard_items/search_results?searchStr=nfpa%2017a

Q: How often should my fire suppression tank be Hydrostatic tested?
A: As per NFPA 17A section 7.5.1  12 years

Link https://www.nfpa.org/standard_items/search_results?searchStr=nfpa%2017a

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