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COVID 19 and Periodic and Annual Service/Maintenance

March 25th, 2020
Rev02. March 30th
COVID 19 and Periodic and Annual Service/Maintenance of Fire Detection and Alarm (FDAS) and Emergency Lighting (EML) Life Safety Systems

I have had a number of queries regarding the above and while […]

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Emergency Lighting Commissioning – Serious Concern!!

Requirement for 2nd full-duration Test on Commissioning – Self-Contained and CPS Systems


Over the last number of courses I have given I have been concerned that a large number of

experienced EML Commissioning parties are not aware of the requirement (introduced in

2013) that initial system […]

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Response to PCCE ‘Past-Pupil’ Query

Bedroom Sounder Levels

Installations carried out under I.S.3218:1989

In an attempt to get over the lack of clarity regarding provision of fire alarm sound levels in Apartment Bedrooms, some parties are suggesting that this was not required under the 1989 Code of Practice (I.S […]

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Revision to I.S.3217 ISSUED:

Just a quick note to let you all know that the NSAI has now issued the Amendment to the Emergency Lighting (EML) Standard I.S.3217:2013
You can purchase the Amendment separately but I strongly advise against this as it means cross-referencing between two different documents […]

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Engineers Ireland CPD Update


From January 1st 2017, Engineers Ireland has determined that in order to maintain and develop their professional knowledge, skills and expertise, members should undertake a minimum of 35 hours CPD per annum.

This can be achieved in a number of ways. For example through:

                 Courses/Seminars/Conferences […]

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