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NFPA 720

Standard for the Installation of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detection and Warning Equipment

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Organization: NFPA
Publication Date: 1 January 2015
Status: active
Page Count: 91
scope:

This standard is primarily concerned with life safety, not with protection of property.

* This standard covers the selection, design, application, installation, location, performance, inspection, testing, and maintenance of carbon monoxide detection and warning equipment in buildings and structures. 

This standard contains requirements for the selection, installation, operation, and maintenance of equipment that detects concentrations of carbon monoxide that could pose a life safety risk to most occupants in buildings and structures. 

Purpose

The purpose of this standard is to provide requirements for carbon monoxide detection and warning equipment intended to warn occupants of the presence of carbon monoxide in sufficient time to allow occupants to either escape or take other appropriate action and where required to summon aid. 

The requirements provided by this standard address the means of signal initiation, transmission, notification, and annunciation; the levels of performance; and the reliability of carbon monoxide detection and warning equipment.

Document History

NFPA 720
January 1, 2015
Standard for the Installation of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detection and Warning Equipment
This standard is primarily concerned with life safety, not with protection of property. * This standard covers the selection, design, application, installation, location, performance, inspection,...
January 1, 2012
Standard for the Installation of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detection and Warning Equipment
This standard is primarily concerned with life safety, not with protection of property. This standard covers the selection, design, application, installation, location, performance, inspection,...
January 1, 2009
Standard for the Installation of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detection and Warning Equipment
This standard is primarily concerned with life safety, not with protection of property. This standard covers the selection, application, installation, location, testing, and maintenance of carbon...
720
February 7, 2005
Standard for the Installation of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Warning Equipment in Dwelling Units
This standard is primarily concerned with life safety, not with protection of property. This standard covers the selection, application, installation, location, testing, and maintenance of carbon...
February 6, 2003
Recommended Practice for the Installation of Household Carbon Monoxide (CO) Warning Equipment
A description is not available for this item.
February 6, 1998
Recommended Practice for the Installation of Household Carbon Monoxide (CO) Warning Equipment
A description is not available for this item.
720
February 6, 1998
Recommended Practice for the Installation of Household Carbon Monoxide (CO) Warning Equipment
A description is not available for this item.

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