in its scope includes - Detection of automatic fire detectors
and manually operated;- Detection of a fire in the machine room by linear smoke detectors;- Detection of a fire in the machine room, cable tunnels, cable ducts 220 kV with dedicated ASD 535 aspirating systems;- Broadcast signals escape by running the appropriate line of optical-acoustic signaling;- Closing fire dampers in the building;- Control of automation systems, ventilation and air conditioning;- Closing the door on the border of fire zones.
According to the NFPA standard on automatic fire detectors (72E), detectors are "designed to detect the presence of fire and initiate action"(2) and can "initiate emergency action"(3) in conjunction with other fire protection equipment, such as alarm and suppression/control systems.
Automatic fire detectors are designed to generate specific, early-warning responses to fires.
The most commonly used automatic fire detectors for commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential buildings are smoke, heat, and air duct detectors.
Smoke-filled environments can still use automatic fire detectors to guard against arson.
Total building coverage, as defined by NFPA standard 72E on automatic fire detectors, ".
In the event of arson, automatic fire detectors also can act as auxiliary security officers.