References have been included as footnotes
on each page of the web version of this report. They are listed again here
as a Bibliography.
72, National Fire Alarm Code, National Fire Protection Association,
Quincy, MA 1993 through 2002 editions.
DeVoss, “Report of Research on Emergency Signaling Devices For Use By the
Hearing Impaired”, Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., Northbrook, IL, 1991.
Section 220.127.116.11, NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code, National Fire
Protection Association, Quincy, MA 2002.
Report on Proposals, NFPA 72, 2007 edition, National Fire Protection
Association, Quincy, MA.
idea for the testing program was first considered by the Fire Detection
Institute (FDI), a non-profit corporation dedicated to improving the fire
detection and alarm standards through testing programs and research. The
FDI is working with the Fire Protection Research Foundation to leverage
efforts to improve fire detection and alarm systems through research and
Schifiliti, “Fire Alarm Testing Strategies Can Improve Occupant Response and
Reduce the "Cry Wolf" Syndrome”, NEMA Supplement in Fire Protection
Engineering, Society of Fire Protection Engineers, Bethesda, MD 20814,
“Design Factors and Retail Space Types”, The Lighting Design Lab, Seattle,
www.lightingdesignlab.com, December 2005.
possibility that the strobes in the Reading test were 15 cd eff. may affect
this concept and support reduced intensity strobes in aisles.
Letter from Robert Hill, Beacon Fire Alarms, dated August 25, 2005 to Robert
Schifiliti, R.P. Schifiliti Associates, Inc.
Proposal 72-685, NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm Code, report on Proposals,