CAN/ULC-S – FIRE ALARM SYSTEM VERIFICATION REPORT www. (Form Version ). Page _______of ______. Date: Audit. ULC is pleased to announce the publication of the Fifth Edition of CAN/ULC- S, Standard for. Verification of Fire Alarm Systems. Building codes and fire codes in Canada typically require fire alarm systems to be verified in accordance with CAN/ULC-S and inspected in accordance with .
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The Verification of a fire alarm system must take place when the system is first commissioned and is one of the final steps to obtaining an occupancy permit for the building. In some instances, the Electrical Design Engineer is involved in the process as well. This is the most rigorous of testing procedures the system will have to undergo in it’s lifetime.
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Not only are individual devices tested for a variety ul conditions not just operationeach device in the system must be examined for proper placement. A Verification may be required if a device is replaced or added to the system. Please check with your local civic authority Electrical Inspections or Planning and follow their hlc to ensure your system complies. It should also be noted that some jurisdictional authorities may have some additional special requirements.
We provide expert Verification services to all types of fire alarm and extinguishment control equipment as well as extend our services to installations involving renovations or additions of existing equipment regardless of manufacturer. The reports we issue offer several enhancements over the referenced Canadian Standard and, when required, include an approved version of the cover sheet specified by the City of Vancouver in their Bulletin EL.
In the Lower Mainland, it is imperative that reports be submitted in an acceptable format. The British Columbia Building Code references specific minimum sound pressure levels in floor areas as well as in suites of a residential or care occupancy.
Commissioning – CAN/ULC Fire Alarm and Commissioning Standards
While the Code does cqn provide a method of determining how to document the klc or assist in identifying an individual qualified to do sothe knowledgeable professionals at Anubis Systems Technologies are more than capable of providing both. We can assist your design consultant in drafting an alternative measures proposal accepted by many Lower Mainland jurisdictions that will allow the use of a specialized fire alarm control panel designated as a DDRC to perform emergency recall and signalling functions.
If your building is equipped with a supervised fire alarm system, please make sure to call us u,c so we can properly assess all the available options. Fire alarm systems are complex electronic devices that, very often, employ standard off-the-shelf components. Very often, you can opt to phase the replacement of the conventional field devices over a number of years all such systems are capable of maintaining the existing level of protection in the building for as long as you need and in many hybrid type systems, the existing wiring can be utilized.
Anubis Systems Technologies provides a variety of solutions to fire alarm service companies, contractors, and building owners throughout the Lower Mainland. We consistently deliver a superior level of technical expertise in services that include termination, troubleshooting, advanced system programming, and communicator installation.
For more information you can email us or telephone How much do you charge s573 a Fire Alarm Verification? Our number one goal is to provide the best verification service at ulx best price. GST is of course, extra. These charges are valid for most Lower Mainland jurisdictions and are posted here as a general guide. For a no obligation survey and ylc on your specific job, please feel free to Contact Us.
The Verifications we perform are done so without compromise to the applicable Codes or Standards. We have been involved in fire alarm Verification and service for thirty-three years and as an independent Verification Agency since We are one of a few agencies that was able to provide Verification service without restriction to panel type or manufacture.
Can anyone hire you? In most instances, we’ve been called in to a project by a licensed electrical contractor or a fire prevention company but there have been special circumstances where either the building’s owner, a prospective purchaser, or an insurer requires a Verification or an audit of an existing fire alarm system.
What do you offer in the way of other services? We’ll make sure what you’re installing conforms both with the fire alarm design, the aforementioned Standard, and meets all of the local ordinances, by-laws, and the Building Code so you’ll have no surprises when it comes time to verify the system. Consider calling us even if you contemplate employing another agency to perform the verification.
Depending on the size and complexity of your project, our consultation service may turn out to be the best way to ensure your accountant has reason to actually smile when he sees you. Layout – The time to call in an expert is before you pull your first wire run. We can help you with lay-out and guide you through to a successful installation experience.
Termination – If you’ve never terminated a fire alarm panel before, we can provide the expertise to do so. We’ll even troubleshoot the system for you if required and ensure the system is fully functional and ready for programming, Verification and hand-off.
We will assist you in getting what you need. Making us part of your team guarantees a trouble-free start-up and completion. Give us a call or email us!
What about annual inspections?
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Anubis Systems Technologies is a full service fire protection equipment service provider. While our primary focus has been on fire alarm Verification and more complex system troubleshooting, we have expanded our service offering in order to cab the needs of some concerned building owners and property managers in the Lower Mainland. Who will service my equipment? In most instances involving new equipment, the installing contractor provides this service under the warranty terms that often involves the manufacturer.
We provide out-of-warranty field service to most manufactured systems under contract to either a licensed fire service company or electrical contractor. Equipment purchased through us is of course serviced through us.
Can Anubis technicians program an existing addressable fire alarm panel? If, however you have an addressable panel from another manufacturer, you will have to contact their service representative in order to make programming changes to the system.
For your s573 here are the phone numbers in Vancouver of the different fire alarm system manufacturers and agencies capable of providing this service: Mircom All Models Mircom Group. Please note that a Verification of the system may be required for any changes that affect the system’s operation. Check with your manufacturer’s representative and your local municipal electrical inspections branch before you initiate such a change. Fire Safety and Emergency Planning.
Extinguishment, Deluge, and Sprinkler Systems. Building Life Safety Audits.