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Technical Advisory Notes


Technical Advisory Notes provide interpretation of non-FPA Australia documents (e.g. Australian Standards, Legislation, Practice Notes, etc.) and advocates best practice for compliance and processes



TAN-03 Maintenance of Aspirating Smoke Detectors (ASD)




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TAN-02 AS1670.1 Occupant Warning System Primary Power Source Requirements

Posted on 01/10/2013

This document explains the primary power source rating and battery capacity requirements for occupant warning systems to 3.22 (b) of AS1670.1 and how to satisfy these requirements.


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TAN-01 Requirement to Consider Simultaneous Draw from a Water Supply

Posted on 01/11/2011

Provides information and education in relation to considering the simultaneous water supply requirements for fire protection equipment, namely, fire hydrants, automatic fire sprinklers and fire hose reels served by the same water supply.


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