National Canadian Fire Alarm Code and Standards

Fall 2012 Public Review of the 2010 National Model Construction Codes
 
The Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) is conducting a public review on proposed changes to the following:
 


  • National Building Code of Canada 2010 (NBC);
  • National Fire Code of Canada 2010 (NFC), and
  • National Plumbing Code of Canada 2010 (NPC).
 
The purpose of this public review is to provide a detailed look at proposed technical changes, seek comment on each proposed technical change as to whether it should be approved, altered, or rejected, and seek comments on updates to documents referenced in the these Codes. The public review runs from September 24 until November 16, 2012 on the National Codes Web site, http://www.nationalcodes.nrc.gc.ca/eng/public_review/index.shtml
 
or information requests can be directed to safety.services@gov.ab.ca or our Communication Inquiry Centre at 1-866-421-6929.

 




The following is a list of pertinent Canadian Standards for Fire Alarm Systems and fire safety related equipment.

ULC STANDARDS

CAN/ULC-S524-06

Installation of Fire Alarm Systems

CAN/ULC-S525-07

Audible Signal Devices for Fire Alarm Systems, Including Accessories

CAN/ULC-S526-07 

Visible Signal Devices for Fire Alarm Systems, Including Accessories

CAN/ULC-S527-99

Control Units for Fire Alarm Systems

CAN/ULC-S528-05

Manual Stations for Fire Alarm Systems, Including Accessories

CAN/ULC-S529-02

Smoke Detectors for Fire Alarm Systems

CAN/ULC-S530-91

Heat Detectors

CAN/ULC-S531-02

Smoke Alarms

CAN/ULC-S533-08

Egress Door Securing & Releasing Devices

CAN/ULC-S536-04

Inspection & Testing of Fire Alarm Systems

CAN/ULC-S537-04

Verification of Fire Alarm Systems

CAN/ULC-S540-M86

Installation of Residential Fire Warning Systems

CAN/ULC-S541-07

Speakers for Fire Alarm Systems, Including Accessories

ULC-S545-02

Residential Fire Warning System Control Units

CAN/ULC-S548-08,

Devices & Accessories for Water Type Extinguishing Systems

CAN/ULC-S552-02

Inspection & Testing of Smoke Alarms

CAN/ULC-S553-02

Installation of Smoke Alarms

CAN/ULC-S559-04

Equipment for Fire Signal Receiving Centres and Systems

CAN/ULC-S561-03

Installation and Services for Fire Signal Receiving Centres and Systems

CAN/ULC-S573

Installation of Ancillary Devices (Proposed 1st edition)

ULC-S571

Flame Detectors (Proposed 1st edition)

ULC-S567

Door Closers and Electromagnetic Door Holders (Proposed)

ULC-S575

Commissioning of Life Safety & Fire Protection Systems (In Development)

ULC-S572

Photo-luminescent and Self Luminous Exit Signs & Path Markers (Proposed)

ULC-S576

Mass Notification Systems (Proposed)