NFPA® 720 Standard for the Installation of Carbon Monoxide (CO) Detection and Warning Equipment 2012 Edition

Important Notices and Disclaimers
Additional Notices and Disclaimers
Chapter 1 Administration
1.1 Scope
1.2 Purpose
1.3 Application
1.4 Equivalency
1.5 Units of Measure
Chapter 2 Referenced Publications
2.1 General
2.2 NFPA Publications
2.3 Other Publications
2.4 References for Extracts in Mandatory Sections
Chapter 3 Definitions
3.1 General
3.2 NFPA Official Definitions
3.3 General Definitions
Chapter 4 Fundamentals of Carbon Monoxide Detection Systems
4.1 Application
4.2 Purpose
4.3 Equipment.
4.4 Personnel Qualifications.
4.5 Power Supplies
4.6 Distinctive Signals
4.7 Alarm Signals
4.8 Supervisory Signals
4.9 Trouble Signals
4.10 [Carbon Monoxide Safety] Function Status Indicators
4.11 Performance and Limitations
4.12 Annunciation and Annunciation Zoning
4.13 Monitoring Integrity
4.14 Documentation
Chapter 5 Protected Premises Carbon Monoxide Detection Systems
5.1 Application
5.2 General
5.3 System Features
5.4 System Performance and Integrity.
5.5 Performance of Initiating Device Circuits (IDCs)
5.6 Performance of Signaling Line Circuits (SLCs)
5.7 Performance of Notification Appliance Circuits (NACs)
5.8 System Requirements
5.9 Signal Annunciation
5.10 Off-Premises Signals
5.11 Protected Premises Carbon Monoxide Safety Functions
5.12 Special Requirements for Low-Power Radio (Wireless) Systems
Chapter 6 Notification Appliances for Carbon Monoxide Detection Systems
6.1 Application
6.2 Purpose
6.3 General
6.4 Audible Characteristics
6.5 Visible Characteristics — Public Mode
6.6 Visible Characteristics — Private Mode
6.7 Supplementary Visible and Audible Signaling Methods
6.8 Textual Audible Appliances
6.9 Textual Visible Appliances
6.10 Tactile Appliances
6.11 Standard Emergency Service Interface
Chapter 7 Off-Premises Signal Transmission
7.1 Application
7.2 General
7.3 Prearranged Testing
7.4 Operation and Record Keeping
Chapter 8 Inspection, Testing, and Maintenance
8.1 Application
8.2 General
8.3 Inspection
8.4 Testing.
8.5 Maintenance
8.6 Records
8.7 Single- and Multiple-Station Carbon Monoxide Alarms
8.8 Household Carbon Monoxide Detection Systems
Chapter 9 Single- and Multiple-Station Alarms and Household Carbon Monoxide Detection Systems
9.1 Application
9.2 Purpose
9.3 Basic Requirements
9.4 Required Protection
9.5 Power Supplies
9.6 Equipment Performance
9.7 Installation
9.8 Maintenance and Testing
9.9 Markings and Instructions
Annex A Explanatory Material
Annex B Dangers of Carbon Monoxide
Annex C Informational References
Index