21 June 2021

FIA just released Fact File 90: Video Fire Detectors and Detection Systems. This FIA Fact File introduces ISO/TS 7240-29, the new ISO Technical Specification (TS) published in June 2017. It gives information as to the nature and content of the standard to assist manufacturers of video fire detectors (VFDs) in achieving design compliance. The Fact File also discusses the recent BRE/FIA collaborative research project aimed at developing repeatable test methods for testing video fire detectors. It also gives a preliminary insight into the current work being undertaken in ISO to develop installation guidelines for systems using such detectors. This fact file is to be used in conjunction with the FIA Guidance for VFD (Version 1 December 2009) which remains relevant.

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