Fire Detectors for the Home

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Journal titleBuilding Practice Note, Institute for Research in Construction, National Research Council Canada
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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AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponible en français: Les detecteurs d'incendie dans les habitations
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NRC number717
NPARC number20338042
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Record identifier9df8afe2-d6d3-4784-acc9-08eb504fefb4
Record created2012-07-19
Record modified2016-05-09
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