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NICET A to Z

NICET A to Z

Who Is NICET? NICET (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies) is a part of the NSPE (National Society of Professional Engineers) that provides a path to certification for engineering technicians working engineering technology areas. NICET...

Corridor Spacing for Visible Notification Appliances

Corridor Spacing for Visible Notification Appliances

NFPA 72 (National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code) defines spacing requirements for visible notification appliances (strobes) in Chapter 18, Notification Appliances. Tables 18.5.5.4.1 (a) states wall mount visible notification requirements based on size of the room and number of strobes (1 or 4). Table 18.5.5.4.1(b) states ceiling mount visible notification requirements based on size of room and mounting height of the strobe.

Carbon Monoxide Detection

Carbon Monoxide Detection

NFPA 72, 2019 Edition, incorporates the requirements of NFPA 720 (Standard for the Installation of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detection and Warning Equipment). This incorporation recognizes the increased frequency of incorporating CO detection into fire alarm systems.

To PTZ or Not To PTZ?

To PTZ or Not To PTZ?

Positioning devices allow a camera to the moved to a specific position for better viewing of a scene. Positioning devices allow the user to change the direction of view of the camera and even the field of view. The most common positioning device used in video security...