System Sensor Hotel Springhill Suites by Marriott

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AV Study SPRINGHILL SUITES BY MARRIOTT Dallas Hotel Gets a Alarm System Makeover Frequency Sounder Bases BBBaBaBasses Suites Texas Strobes Strobes Suites in downtown Dallas integrates a variety of low solutions to meet the latest NFPA 72 requirements including intelligent low frequency sounder bases for local noti cation and voice system solution for general noti cation for offering big comfort and style Suites Dallas Downtown West End on the motto is bigger in Located in the historic west end of Dallas the 10 story hotel features 148 rooms with a sophisticated and cowboy ambiance The hotel needed a new re system panel which turn required the entire re system to be up to current code and Life Safety America FLSA out of TX was asked to evaluate the existing re panel but the City of Dallas requires re to be brought up to code when any is replaced Because the City of recently adopted the 2013 Edition of 72 and the IBC 2012 IFC 2012 it was to upgrade the voice system and cation devices in addition to the re alarm panel City of Dallas new building code stated that with any re system areas Piekarski adds a power supply on each oor to distribute power throughout the low frequency bases more power than standard Ball explains there are in a building the main design criteria to be aware of how much power they pull In this case having a power on each oor worked out really Sensor and Silent Knight Farenhyt frequency solutions worked well for this because they provided the required noti cation while also easy to install Due to the of devices ease of was a critical feature this case The System Sensor frequency sounders sounder and sounder bases meet NFPA 72 2010 2013 low requirements for sleeping spaces they can be interconnected our non low frequency to provide throughout the cation zone more when the hotel installed a system in 2011 the sprinkler piping was placed the sof ts it posed a design this was the perfect space to our wires so we wouldn have to run wires and conduit throughout the clari es Piekarski it aesthetically pleasing listed devices such as Silent Farenhyt ampli ers with low frequency tones System high delity speakers and speaker and Farenhyt intelligent low sounder bases meet the new low frequency code we had to have low frequency bases on the detectors in each as well as speakers says Dennis ASH Operations Manager at The low frequency sounder bases designed to be aesthetically pleasing them ideal for applications like or replacement the entire re system has to be brought up current code explains Carl Ball Alarm Special Hazards Sales and Design for the replacement of existing obsolete re panel triggered requirement to bring the entire building to current NFPA code re system upgrade actually made Suites one of the rst buildings in to comply with the NFPA 72 2013 requirements for sleeping for protected premise re alarm though there was a learning curve for the review because this was one of the fi rst jobs in the city of Dallas it was with how we designed it and how was reviewed The hotel owners and re marshal impressed that we had the ability to have low throughout the building Dennis Piekarski ASH Operations Manager at FLSA new requirement covers how to alert individuals in commercial areas such as hotels The speci es that an audible in the space must produce an tone at a lower frequency centered 520 Hz and must be of a square wave NFPA research found that a lower speci cally 520Hz and of a wave form was more effective in individuals including those with to severe hearing loss It important to that re alarm systems and alarms are just as valuable for when they awake as they are for when they asleep order to meet this important code SpringHill Suites chose the Knight Farenhyt IFP 2000ECS re alarm control panel with voice and corresponding UL low where appearance is critical sounder bases were installed in each a total of 296 low frequency bases which required careful consideration To cut down on some the conduit without interrupting wire and circuit integrity the FLSA re and life safety system design called for placement of a power supply and an er on each oor system was designed so that if a in an individual room went into only the sounder base in that room activate If an alarm condition is by any device in the common of the hotel the voice system on the oor of the alarm as well the oor above and below the alarm system also has capacities of an manual page throughout the entire including all guest rooms and all System Sensor 3 16

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