Fire Alarm System Certification – Why Not?

Executive summary of the presentation :

  1. Code references
  2. Process of implementing a fire alarm system
  3. Most common and critical items of non-compliance of fire alarm system
  4. Fire alarm system in relation to CAN/ULC-S1001
  5. Certification what does it mean and why is it so critical



Learning outcomes/objectives :


By the end of this presentation, you will be able to :

  1. Reference code requirements in regards to fire alarm systems
  2. Outline the applicable standards for installation, verification & testing and inspections of fire alarm systems.
  3. Understand why fire alarm systems certification is essential.



bio picLouis-Philippe Gagnon

Louis-Philippe Gagnon is presently employed by Underwriters Laboratories of Canada (ULC) has an alarm system lead auditor. Phil has studied in computer science and electronics at the Outaouais CEGEP college in Gatineau, QC. His career as an alarm technician started in 1988. His career path brought him to work for various companies such as Simplex Time Equipment Co., Wells Fargo, ADT, SimplexGrinnell and finally Total Fire Protection in Ottawa until he was hired by ULC in February 2012.





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