[NY] 915.5.1 Audible Notification
The selection, design, and location of audible notification appliances shall be based on the sound pressure level produced by the appliance, the average ambient sound level in the room being protected, and the maximum sound level in the room being protected. The anticipated average ambient sound level and maximum sound level shall be consistent with the proposed use. The average ambient sound level shall be determined in accordance with any of the following:
Additional audible alarms shall be:
- Installed in sufficient locations to ensure compliance with Sections 915.5 through 922.214.171.124,
- Provided to ensure that not more than one door or wall is located between an audible alarm and an occupiable space, sleeping area, or sleeping unit, and
- Located in areas that comply with the requirements of Section 915 and the manufacturer's installation instructions.