AUDIBLE ALARM DEVICES: Audible alarm devices shall be
horns or electronic sound generators. Use l approximately 3000 ft
per audible alarm device in open areas; Visual alarm indicators shall
be pulse or strobe type. Provide audiovisual alarms where occupancy
is subject to higher than normal noise or for use by handicapped
SUBMITTALS: Contractor's submittal requirements in
s p e c i f i c a t i o n s shall include a layout plan of all fire alarm devices
and conduit runs in addition to scaled shop drawings required by
NAVFAC Guide Specification 16722. (Minimum size drawings that are
acceptable is 1/10 scale.)
RADIO FIRE ALARM TRANSMITTERS and/or
TRANSMITTER/INTERFACE PANEL: Where radio fire alarm transmitters are
r e q u i r e d , the designer shall provide a specification section for
them. Careful consideration is necessary for placement of radio
transmitters and antenna (obstructions, maximum height allowances,
e t c . ) . P l a c e in transmitters in accessible, visible, and well
t r a v e l l e d exterior locations. Combination transmitter/interface
panels can be used.
elevator machine rooms and hoistway areas shall be controlled by the
building's 24 Vdc FACP.
NOTE: Consult with Code 408 for sequence of operation details
between the elevator controller and the building FACP.