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Sound Systems and Intercom Systems

AUST – The Building Code of Australia requires high rise buildings to have a sound system and intercom system (SSIS) complying with AS 1670.4-2004 ‘Fire detection, warning, control and intercom systems – System design, installation and commissioning – Sound systems and intercom systems for emergency purposes’, for emergency purposes. This installation is required by the Building Code of Australia when the building height exceeds 25m in effective height. A SSIS installation under AS 1670.4-2004 ‘Fire detection, warning, control and intercom systems – System design, installation and commissioning – Sound systems and intercom systems for emergency purposes’ comprises a master control panel

Occupant Warning System: Emergency Plan

AUST – Hendry advises that the Building Code of Australia (BCA) in Table I1.8 Safety Measures – Occupant warning systems nominates 'Building occupant warning system' and 'Sound system and intercom systemfor emergency purposes' or SSIS as essential safety measures. The nomination for either of these types of systems to be installed in a building is selective under the BCA. Building Code of Australia The following is an extract of Table I1.8 in Part I1 Equipment and Safety Installations. This table shows the standard of performance (maintenance requirements) required for each system.  Safety Measures BCA Provision for determining standard of performance  Sound system and intercom system for emergency purposes  E4.9  Clause