DC Standards / Division 28 - Electronic Safety & Security

The University of Texas at Austin Design and Construction Standards have been prepared by the University to guide and assist architects, engineers, other design professionals, contractors, and university staff (herein referred to as Professional) in understanding the preferences of The University of Texas at Austin in the development, maintenance, repair and replacement of its facilities and assets.

If you wish to download multiple files, you may do so by going to the Current Design and Construction Standards UT Box Folder.

Division 28 - Design Criteria

File Link (PDF)File Link (DOC)File TitleUpdates MadeRev. Date
Div28_FA_DC (PDF)Div28_FA_DC (DOC)Fire Alarm Design CriteriaUpdate04/2023

Division 28 - Technical Specifications

File Link (PDF)File Link (DOC)File TitleUpdates MadeRev. Date
28.00.00 (PDF)28.00.00 (DOC)SecurityUpdate06/2023 (PDF) (DOC)Revisions and Upgrades of Fire Detection and Alarm (Modification of Existing FA Systems)Update03/2023
28.42.00 (PDF)28.42.00 (DOC)Gas Detection and AlarmUpdate04/2023
28.46.00 (PDF)28.46.00 (DOC)Fire Alarm and Signaling (New Systems)Update03/2023 (PDF) (DOC)Other Fire Alarm Interfaces - Building Manager MicrophoneUpdate04/2023 (PDF) (DOC)Area of Refuge Two-Way Communication SystemUpdate09/2023
28.47.00 (PDF)28.47.00 (DOC)Mass Notification Systems - In-Building Mass NotificationUpdate04/2023

Division 28 - Supplemental Standards

File Title and LinkUpdates MadeRev. Date