NFPA 731: Standard for the Installation of Electronic Premises Security Systems, 2015 Edition

Provide more reliable security systems using the 2015 NFPA 731: Standard for the Installation of Electronic Premises Security Systems.

If you work with security, access control, or CCTV systems, make sure you're up-to-code with the latest consensus-based requirements for all facets of security equipment installation. NFPA 731 includes provisions for the application, location, performance, testing, and maintenance of physical security systems and their components in all types of buildings. The Standard covers every aspect from signal initiation, transmission, notification, and annunciation to levels of performance and reliability. Requirements address the protected premises from the property line to the interior of the premises.

Revised for the changing security field, equipment in use today, and referenced NFPA® codes including the 2014 NEC®.

The 2015 edition of NFPA 731 provides up-to-date references and incorporates provisions from the latest editions of applicable UL, SIA, and NFPA codes and standards including the 2014 NEC: National Electrical Code®. Other changes include:

  • Clarified rules in the sections pertaining to power supplies
  • Clarified requirements for low-power radio (wireless) systems for improved usability


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