Smoke Alarms 2018 Important Update

7/14/2017
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Is a Hard Wired Smoke Alarm Enough?
We have written on the important topic of smoke alarms on numerous times in the past and it has always generated considerable interest. Key issues have included:

  • What are the rules?
  • When do they apply?
  • Does it matter when the property was built?
  • Battery or Hardwired?
  • Interconnected?
  • Transition Rules and compliance with which Australian Standard?

Our previous blog dealt with the above issues so we are not going to cover them again here. You can review the key points here.

What is the Current Issue with Smoke Alarms?
Hard wired smoke alarms were required to be installed on all new properties from 1 October 1997. READ MORE HERE.

Source:
13th July 2018 AICWA e-Newsletter

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