BIP 2044:2020 The Design, Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of Fire Detection and Fire Alarm Systems in Domestic Premises. A Guide to BS 5839‑6:2019. 4th Edition. Author: Colin Todd

BIP 2044:2020

The Design, Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of Fire Detection and Fire Alarm Systems in Domestic Premises. A Guide to BS 5839‑6:2019. 4th Edition

Status : Current   Published : September 2020

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What is BIP 2044:2020 about?

BS 5839-6:2019 is the current code of practice on the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in domestic premises. BIP 2044:2020 is a book written to help readers comply with the requirements in the British Standard.

Who is BIP 2044:2020 for?

Anyone using BS 5839-6:2019 and looking for explanations on the standard and the practical application of its recommendations. Readers will be anyone involved in the commissioning, installation, design and planning of fire alarm and detection systems.

Why should you use BIP 2044:2020?

BS 5839-6:2019 is the current code of practice giving recommendations for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems in domestic premises. Compliance with this standard is very commonly required by building control bodies, fire and rescue and other authorities throughout the UK who may enforce provisions for fire safety in certain occupancies.

 

BIP 2044:2020 is a companion guide to BS 5839-6:2019. Based on in-depth experience of developing BS 5839-6, as well as its use in the field, it gives comprehensive guidance and provides full background explanations. It also discusses the practical application of the standard’s recommendations. It guides readers in the requirements to ensure that a fire alarm system is as safe as reasonably possible. It can also help customers to, for example, write specifications and documentation for fire alarm systems.

 

Its author, Colin S. Todd, is a leading specialist in fire detection and fire alarm systems and has been a significant figure in the development of the standard. An experienced author on fire safety standards, he also sits on several national fire technical committees and has drafted numerous codes and standards.

 


BIP 2044:2020 can help users achieve UN Sustainable Development Goal 11 on making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable because it helps underpin the effectiveness of fire safety provision.

 

 

What’s new about BIP 2044:2020?

BIP 2044:2020 is a fully revised and updated fourth edition of this best-selling book, which reflects the changes made in BS 5839-6:2019. 




Standard NumberBIP 2044:2020
TitleThe Design, Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of Fire Detection and Fire Alarm Systems in Domestic Premises. A Guide to BS 5839‑6:2019. 4th Edition
StatusCurrent
Publication Date30 September 2020
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
DescriptorsWarning devices, Fire detectors, Buildings, Design, Installation, Signal devices, Fire alarms, Fire safety, Smoke detectors, Fire safety in buildings, Alarm systems, Maintenance
ICS13.220.20
13.320
CommitteeZBIP/1
ISBN978 0 539 13891 7
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages170
File Size8.755 MB
Price£85.00


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