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Fire detection and fire alarm systems - Introduction

Benefits of Tracked ChangesChoosing Tracked Changes saves you time when trying to identify differences between the current version of the standard and its previous version. Additions, deletions, and other content revisions are all clearly displayed as underlined or strikethrough text, reducing the risk of you missing a key change.Overview What is BS EN 54-1 - Fire detection and alarm systems about?   BS EN 54-1 defines the terms and definitions that are used throughout the EN 54 series. BS EN 54-1 gives the principles on which each part of the series has been based and describes the functions carried out by the components of fire detection and fire alarm system.  BS EN 54-1 applies to fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings and civil engineering works and does not apply to smoke alarm devices which are covered by EN 14604.  Who is BS EN 54-1 - Fire detection and alarm systems for?   BS EN 54-1 on fire detection and fire alarm systems is useful for the following:  Manufacturers fire detection and alarm systems  Fire safety department  Installers  Insurers  Fire rescue services  Civil engineers  Why should you use BS EN 54-1 - Fire detection and alarm systems?   Fire detection systems increase response time, as they can alert the concerned authorities to extinguish the fire, thereby minimizing the risk to human life and property.   BS EN 54-1 on fire detection and fire alarm systems is beneficial for detecting potential fires early, thus improving reaction time (getting people out safe) and activating the fire sprinkler or suppression system to stop fires fast. Central station monitoring is also a valuable service to property owners to ensure alarm systems are continuously working properly.  As a user of BS EN 54-1, you will be able to create an efficient fire control system that avoids misinterpretation and ambiguity between entities dealing in this domain. A well-coordinated system will further enhance operational efficiency by providing signals of hazard to occupants and initiating a timely response for their rescue. Overall, this would improve credibility towards the users of your product or service.  What’s changed since the last update?  BS EN 54-1:2021 on fire detection and fire alarm systems supersedes EN 54-1:2011., which is withdrawn.  Compared to the previous version, the following are changes :  Addition of further terms  Deletion of Section 5 (Compliances)  Addition of informative Annex B with examples of distributed CIE, distributed VACIE, and network of CIEs  Editorial changes

BS EN 54-1_2021

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