FIRE ALARM SYSTEM
OCCUPANCY CLASSIFICATION BUILDING CONFIGURATION Fire Alarm System(1) Requirements
FLOOR AREA M² HABITABLE HEIGHT (METER) AUTOMATIC - MANUAL CONTROL PANEL ZONE CHART / FIRE EVACUATION PLAN GRAPHIC ANNUNCIATOR / MIMIC PANEL DETECTORS (SMOKE/HEAT) MANUAL CALL POINT / INTERFACE MODULE AUDIBLE (SOUNDER/BELL) / VISIBLE (STROBE/FLASHER) MASS NOTIFICATION SYSTEM FIRE TELEPHONE (TWO-WAY COMMUNICATION SYSTEM)
MERCANTILE                    
CLASS A >2,800 >3 STOREY R R R R R R R R
CLASS B >280 - ≤2,800 ≤3 STOREY R R R R R R R R
CLASS C <280 1 STOREY R R NR R R R NR NR

ABBREVIATIONS:
R = REQUIRED | NA = NOT APPLICABLE | NR = NO REQUIREMENT | P = PERMITTED | NL = NO LIMIT

Superscript Description:

1 - Definition - a system or portion of a combination system that consists of components and circuits arranged to monitor and annunciate the status of fire alarm or supervisory signal-initiating devices and to initiate the appropriate response to those signals.
2 - Main Graphic Annunciator or Main Mimic Panel required, shall be building as-built drawing plan, used red coloured LED's to indicate graphically the building, the floor, location of initiating device that is in alarm. This shall be located in Fire Command Center or where the Main Fire Alarm Control Panel is located.
3 - Zone Chart or Fire Evacuation Plan required, shall be as-built drawing plan of the buiding and required in each of every floor of the common area's (e.g. lift lobby, corridor, etc.) whereas noticeable to the occupant / tenant / public. The plan shall indicate all manual initiating device, exit sign, and other applicable fire measure.
4 - Stand alone smoke alarms battery operated.
5 - Automatic-Manual System shall be Addresable or Conventional Type as prescriptive.
6 - CO detectors are required in guest rooms/suites with communicating attached garage (except for open garage) or rooms/suites permanently containing installed fuel-burning appliance.
7 - The CO sensitivity shall meet the requirements of UL std. 2043 (or other applicable / accepted certifying bodies).
8 - Carbon Monoxide (CO) alarm and detectors required in accordance with NFPA 101 and 72.

NOTATION:

1. The Mechanical Ventilation System, Fire Suppresison System, Graphic Annunciator, Smoke Control, EPSS and other related Fire Detector Devices shall be Integrated/Interfaced to Main Fire Alarm Control Panel (MFACP) for monitoring and control.

2. For Mercantile and Business
2.1 Fit-outs are permitted to use the Existing Fire Alarm System provision of the building with the following;
a. Previously approved plan for FAS shall be submitted.
b. Interfaced Module that covers all fire alarm devices for the fit-out shall be provided for monitoring of alarms in MFACP.

3. Graphic Annunciator or Mimic Panel required in Industrials Complex and Unlimited Areas Factories (3 zones or greater).