Our Mission

Welcome to The New York Fire Alarm Association!

Established in 2004, the NYFAA is a professional association representing those who serve the automatic fire detection and fire alarm systems industry in the New York City Metropolitan Area. Our members include many segments of the alarm industry: Fire Alarm Systems Distributors, Service Organizations, Approved Central Station Monitoring Companies, Fire Equipment Manufacturers, ARCS Companies and Engineering Firms.

The NYFAA promotes the wider use of automatic fire alarms and fire prevention through a program of education, public relations and advertising.

We act as a liaison group to government agencies including the FDNY, NYC Department of Buildings, Nassau and Suffolk County Fire Marshal’s Office insurance companies, fire services and other professional associations to foster understanding and increase the value of the automatic fire alarm industry in the New York City area.


Provides continuing education for the fire alarm industry.

Is your direct voice within the NYC area meeting with government officials and serving on various DOB and FDNY technical committees.

Provides technical assistance on interpretations of City codes and Standards.

Our Mission is to:

Initiate and support sound legislation affecting the development, application and enforcement of codes, standards and ordinances that pertains to fire detection, alarm systems , life safety and property.

Develop and Provide intercommunications and information on all matters of interest to the members of the NYFAA.

Develop progressive professional standards for the improvement of fire detection, alarm systems application, installation, inspection, and testing throughout the industry to enhance the safety of life and property.