Tag: NFPA 72

New and Improved SRD Headlines Documentation Solutions Upgrades

At Space Age Electronics, our New Year’s resolution is to always look for innovative ways to offer code compliant solutions that will improve your installations and make life easier for the end-user. So let’s start 2019 off in style, shall we? We’d like to introduce you to our refreshed line of Acerbox Documentation Solutions, led by our improved version of…

I hope you use Surge Protection!

A surge protector (or surge suppressor or surge diverter) is an appliance or device designed to protect electrical devices from voltage spikes. A surge protector attempts to limit the voltage supplied to an electric device by either blocking or shorting to ground any unwanted voltages above a safe threshold. The terms surge protection device (SPD) and transient voltage surge suppressor (TVSS) are used to describe electrical devices typically installed in power distribution panels, process control systems, Life Safety,…

NFPA’s Dick Roux examines NFPA 72: 2010 vs. 2013

NFPA 72 provides safety code to meet the ever-changing needs in fire detection, signaling and emergency communication. Many states are currently using the 2013 edition or just adopting it now. On February 7, 2018, Richard “Dick” Roux, Senior Electrical Specialist at NFPA, was present at the AFAA New England membership meeting to provide insight on changes for NFPA 72 in…