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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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleBuilding Practice Note; no. 62
ISSN0701-5216
Physical description9 p.
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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PublisherNational Research Council Canada. Institute for Research in Construction
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC numberNRC-IRC-4165
NPARC number20358487
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Record identifier2ce74412-b42e-4c13-b8bf-d30c22e7a10a
Record created2012-07-20
Record modified2017-11-23
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