CAN/ULC S540-13

Standard for the Installation of Residential Fire Warning Systems

Published by: Underwriters Laboratories of Canada / 2013 / 2nd Edition
This Standard sets forth the minimum requirements for the design, installation, inspection, testing
and maintenance of residential fire warning systems for use within dwelling units and care
occupancies not requiring fire alarm systems conforming to CAN/ULC-S524, Installation of Fire Alarm
Systems. (See Appendix A, Explanatory Materials, Clause A1.1).

NOTE: This Standard is intended to apply to both required and voluntary residential fire warning
system installations. (See Appendix A, Explanatory Materials, Clause A1.1-Note)

This Standard specifies how such residential fire warning systems shall be installed to perform their
intended function. (See Appendix A, Explanatory Material, Clause A1.2.)
This Standard is not intended to specify the type and extent of residential fire warning systems.

The installation of fire detection and alarm devices not covered by the requirements in this Standard
shall be in accordance with good engineering practice and the manufacturer’s published installation
instructions.

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This publication is available both in printed and PDF edition.

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CAN/ULC S540-13

Standard for the Installation of Residential Fire Warning Systems

Edition: 2nd
Underwriters Laboratories of Canada / 2013

This Standard sets forth the minimum requirements for the design, installation, inspection, testing
and maintenance of residential fire warning systems for use within dwelling units and care
occupancies not requiring fire alarm systems conforming to CAN/ULC-S524, Installation of Fire Alarm
Systems. (See Appendix A, Explanatory Materials, Clause A1.1).

NOTE: This Standard is intended to apply to both required and voluntary residential fire warning
system installations. (See Appendix A, Explanatory Materials, Clause A1.1-Note)

This Standard specifies how such residential fire warning systems shall be installed to perform their
intended function. (See Appendix A, Explanatory Material, Clause A1.2.)
This Standard is not intended to specify the type and extent of residential fire warning systems.

The installation of fire detection and alarm devices not covered by the requirements in this Standard
shall be in accordance with good engineering practice and the manufacturer's published installation
instructions.

Ordering and availability

This publication is available only in printed edition.

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