Codes and Installation Guidelines

The Codes and Installing Alarms

The codes that regulate the installation and maintenance of alarm systems are many. Here we are providing links to various organizations and websites so you can view and learn the codes that apply to your systems or the ones you are considering purchasing. Please enjoy the bounty of information, and remember that these codes must be followed whether you do the installation/servicing or have someone else do it.

This link is for the National Electrical Code.
http://www.necconnect.org/

This link is for the National Fire Protection Association.
http://www.nfpa.org/

This link is for the Massachusetts Department of Fire Services.
http://www.mass.gov/dfs

This link is for the Massachusetts Department of Public Safety.
http://www.mass.gov/dps

This link is for the International Association of Electrical Inspectors.
http://www.iaei.org/

This link is for the National Electrical Manufacturers Association.
http://www.nema.org/

This link is for the Underwriters Laboratories, known as UL.
http://www.ul.com/