BTS Design Certificate Fire Alarm System
I/We being the competent person(s) responsible (as indicated by my/our signature(s) ) for the Design of the Fire Alarm System, particulars of which are set out below, CERTIFY that the said Design for which I/We have been responsible complies to the best of my/our knowledge and belief with the recommendations of Section 2 of BS5839-1 2013, for the system Category described below, except for the variations, if any, stated in this certificate.
Please note system category (see BS5839-1, Clause 5):
Note Variations from the recommendations of section 2 of BS5839-1:2013 (see BS5839-1, Clause 7):
Extent of system covered by this certificate:
Brief description of areas protected (not applicable for Category M, L1 or P1 Systems):
Account has been taken of the guidance contained in Section 3 of BS5839-1:2013 and more specifically (indicate Yes/No/NA as appropriate.):
The system is manual, type and siting of manual call points takes into account of the guidance contained in Section 3 of BS5839-1
The system incorporates automatic fire detectors, and account has been taken of reasonably foreseeable causes of unwanted alarms, particularly in the selection and siting of detectors.
An appropriate analogue system has been specified
An appropriate multi-sensor system has been specified
A time - related system has been specified. Details below:
Fire signals from automatic fire detectors result initially in a staff alarm, which delays a general alarm/transmission of signals to an alarm receiving centre choose which and mention below the delay in minutes.
Indicate here if general alarm or transmission and delay in minutes.
Appropriate guidance has been provided for the user to enable limitation of false alarms.
Indicate any other measures here if applicable:
It is strongly recommended that installation and commissioning be undertaken in accordance with recommendations of Section 4 and 5 of BS5839-1:2013 respectively.
- 1 Week
- 10 Days
- 2 Weeks
- 3 Weeks
- 4 Weeks
- 6 Weeks
As the system incorporates no more than 50 automatic fire detectors, no soak test is necessary to satisfy the recommendations of BS5839-1:2013
VERIFICATION that the system complies with BS5839-1:2013 should be carried out, on completion, in accordance with Clause 43 of BS5839-1:2013
MAINTENANCE-It is strongly recommended that, after completion, the system is maintained in accordance with Section 6 of BS5839-1:2013. USER RESPONSIBILiTIES-The user should appoint a responsible person to supervise all matters pertaining to the fire alarm system in accordance with the recommendations of Section 7 of BS5839-1:2013.
Designers name (block capitals):
Building Technology Services, 119a Derby Street, Burton-on-Trent, DE14 2LE