Guide to the Most Effective Locations for Smoke Detectors in Residential Buildings

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DOIResolve DOI: http://doi.org/10.4224/20358487
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TypeArticle
Journal titleBuilding Practice Note, Institute for Research in Construction, National Research Council Canada
ISSN0701-5216
Issue62
Pages9
Subjectsmoke detectors; automatic warning devices; residential facilities; audible signals; sound levels; Smoke detection
AbstractA simple procedure to determine the best locations for the installation of smoke detectors in residential buildings is presented. Consideration is given to both detection of fires and audibility of the alarm.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français: Oué installer les dé tecteurs de fumée dans les habitations
Peer reviewedNo
IdentifierBPN-62
NRC number4165
NPARC number20358487
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Record identifier2ce74412-b42e-4c13-b8bf-d30c22e7a10a
Record created2012-07-20
Record modified2016-05-09
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