Chris Campbell, PE

Chris Campbell is the Principal and Founder of Campbell Code Consulting, where he provides building code consulting services on a variety of projects. In addition to his consulting work, Chris is a lecturer in the Department of Fire Protection Engineering at the University of Maryland, serves on several code development committees and writes on code topics at


A fire alarm control unit for a voice fire alarm system, which is often used in systems utilizing partial notification. Courtesy: Chris Campbell.
Fire and Life Safety March 21, 2024

An overview of fire alarm notification strategies

A review of several fire alarm notification strategies that are permitted by the IBC, NFPA 101 and NFPA 72

By Chris Campbell, PE
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