Heat Detectors Aren’t Tested Correctly!
Do you think that your ITM Team is testing your heat detectors correctly? You might want to check!
One of the most common fire alarm ITM errors is not testing non-restorable heat detectors because they can’t be tested. This is FALSE! In fact, non-restorable heat detectors are specifically called out in NFPA 72. Most are tested through electrical resistance.
Check out this video to learn more about the various types of heat detectors and the compliance requirements for inspection, testing, and maintenance.