Wayne D. Moore

Fire/Life Safety Columnist and Freelance Writer

Wayne D. Moore, a licensed fire protection engineer, frequent speaker and an expert in the life safety field, is a co-editor of the current National Fire Alarm Code Handbook. Moore is a principal with Hughes Associates Inc. at the Warwick, R.I., office.

Articles by Wayne D. Moore

March 2007
The contractor’s responsibilities: Electrical contractors repair many different kinds of electrical systems; for most of these systems, if the repair takes longer than expected or is delayed to acquire the necessary parts, the customer understands and is willing to wait for the completion of the repair; however, if a fire alarm system is impaired, there are specific rules that a contractor must fo READ MORE
February 2007
Know the terms before you bid: READ MORE
February 2007
What you need to know about school fire protection systems: READ MORE
February 2007
Watching over fire protection systems: READ MORE
January 2007
What to do with those pesky smoke detectors: READ MORE
December 2006
Stores and public venues need special communications: READ MORE
November 2006
Commissioning fire detection and alarm systems Normally, a fire alarmis the last system to be commissioned on a project. The owner, of course, wants to obtain the certificate of occupancy and move into his or her building. Sadly, if the fire alarm system does not pass the acceptance test in the presence of the fire department, this can delay the issuance of a certificate of occupancy. READ MORE
October 2006
Understand related systems and learn important cues Why do many contractors continue to avoid scheduling the fire alarm system installation inspection? Is it because they know the system might fail the acceptance test and, as such, would thereby delay occupancy? READ MORE
October 2006
EVERY ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR has at one time or another thought about ways to expand his or her business. Sometimes the day-to-day drill of operating a business keeps an electrical contractor from differentiating itself from the competition. One way to start is to investigate developing a security division. READ MORE

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