Fire detectors for the home

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleBuilding Practice Note; no. 9
Physical description7 p.
Subjectresidential facilities; fire alarms; use (utilization); costs; standards
AbstractFire detectors that respond to heat or to smoke are described with reference to the principles of operation and relative costs. A fire detector must be properly located in the house, must be tested regularly and be well maintained and should bear the mark of approval of a recognized testing agency. Actions to be taken when an alarm goes off are described.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Division of Building Research
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AffiliationNational Research Council Canada
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-717
NPARC number20338042
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Record created2012-07-19
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