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 Summary of Changes to the 2021 ICC and NFPA Models Codes

Jul 13, 2020 01:00 PM EDT

An informative discussion that provides an overview of many new requirements in the International Code Council (ICC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) model codes relating to fire alarm systems, 520 Hz low frequency audible fire alarm signal, visible notification appliances, audible notification appliances, emergency power, pull stations, carbon monoxide (CO) detection systems, smoke detection and in-building emergency responder radio enhancements systems.

The presentation will cover the following codes:

• International Fire Code (IFC)
• International Building Code (IBC)
• International Existing Building Code (IEBC)
• NFPA 101
• NFPA 1
• NFPA 5000

Presenter: Richard Roberts

Over thirty-five years of experience in the installation, sales, commissioning and product management of code compliant commercial fire alarm, carbon monoxide detection and security systems. Currently Mr. Roberts is responsible for codes and standards development at the federal, state & local level as well as influencing changes to legislation.

Board & Committee affiliations:

• National Fire Protection Association (NFPA): Member of 14 NFPA Technical Committees
• Underwriters Laboratories (UL): Member of 2 Standards Technical Panels (STP’s) for carbon monoxide detection
• National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)
• Automatic Fire Alarm Association (AFAA)
• International Code Council (ICC)
• National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM)
• Center for Campus Fire Safety (CCFS)
• Safer Buildings Coalition (SBC)
• Security Industry Association (SIA)