VeriDAS Designed & Installed IFC 510 Compliant ERRCS for Sr. Living Community in Farragut, Tennessee

VeriDAS Installed Sr. Living Community's Emergency Responder Radio Coverage System in Knox County Tennessee

The newly constructed 165,000 sq. ft. senior living community in Farragut, Tennessee (near Nashville) in Knox County required an IFC 510 compliant Emergency Responder Radio Coverage System (ERRCS) - also called a Public Safety Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS). VeriDAS Technologies was selected to design, engineer, install and certify the code-required in-building signal booster system to extend, amplify and optimize the Tennessee Advanced Communications Network (TACN) public safety radio system inside the new facility.


The Villages of Farragut built a beautiful, new 165,000 square foot senior living community near Nashville, Tennessee in Knox County. Because of the luxurious finishes and sophisticated architecture, the owners were concerned the fire code required Emergency Responder Radio Coverage System (ERRCS) would detract from the facility’s aesthetic appeal. VeriDAS was challenged to install a fully code compliant public safety DAS without damaging any of the new construction and without distracting from the overall visual impact. Additionally, VeriDAS had to quickly install the ERRCS and secure AHJ approval in time for the community’s grand opening.

The new luxury senior living community in Eastern Tennessee boasts many amenities:

  • Wide Variety of Independent Living Suites
  • Community Rooms
  • Hair & Nail Salon
  • Wellness & Fitness Center
  • Sunrooms & Porches
  • Dog Park
  • Walking & Biking Paths
  • Outdoor Putting Green
  • Bocce Ball Courts

The new senior living facility near Nashville in Knox County, Tennessee required an Emergency Responder Radio Coverage System (ERRCS) in order to comply with the City of Farragut’s enforcement of International Fire Code (IFC) 510. VeriDAS was selected for the project that included:

  • Public Safety DAS/ ERRCS System Design & Engineering
  • Project Management and Coordination with Electrical Contractors & Fire Alarm Contractors
  • Public Safety Class A 700/800 MHz Bi-Directional Amplifier (BDA signal booster) in NEMA4 Enclosure
  • Public Safety Battery Back-Up Unit (BBU) in NEMA4 Enclosure
  • Public Safety DAS Alarm Panel/Monitoring System in NEMA4 Enclosure
  • Rooftop Directional Donor Antenna & Infrastructure
  • Omnidirectional In-Building Distributed Antenna System (DAS)
  • System Installation, Commissioning, Start Up, Validation & Acceptance Testing
  • AHJ Inspection Facilitation
  • Certificate of Compliance
  • System Documentation
  • Warranty

VeriDAS worked with the owners of Villages of Farragut in Knox County, Tennessee (near Nashville) to install an IFC 510 compliant Emergency Responder Radio Coverage System (ERRCS) in the new 165,000 sq. ft. senior living community. The system successfully met all technical, regulatory and project requirements:

  1. ERRCS Installation: Certified by VeriDAS Technologies
  2. 20 Grid RF Test: Acceptable per Code & AHJ
  3. ERRCS: Inspected & Approved by the AHJ
  4. BDA: Commissioned for the Public Safety radio system
  5. Donor Signal Strength: Acceptable per Code & AHJ
  6. Measured Isolation: Acceptable per Code & AHJ
  7. Battery Backup System: Validated
  8. DAS Alarm Panel: Validated
  9. Submittals: Delivered

Contact us today for a quote on an IFC 510 compliant Emergency Responder Radio Coverage System.


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