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Smoke alarms save lives. They are mandatory in residential tenancies. Smoke alarms are likely to be required by any building consent to alter a building containing one or more household units.
This standard provides important information about the placement and audibility of smoke alarms. When read in conjunction with Acceptable Solution F7/AS1 it provides a way of complying with the New Zealand Building Code requirements for warning systems in household units. It also provides information about installing and commissioning externally powered interconnected smoke alarms, which provide a more robust warning system than battery-powered smoke alarms.
ISBN (online) 978-1-77673-151-0
ISBN (ebook) 978-1-77673-152-7
ISBN (PDF) 978-1-86975-123-4
ISBN (hard copy) 978-1-86975-123-4
Approved by the Standards Council on 17 July 2009 to be a New Zealand Standard pursuant to the provisions of section 10 of the Standards Act 1988.
First published: 28 July 2009
Online and ebook identical editions published: December 2017
The following references relate to this Standard:
Project No. P 4514
Draft for comment No. DZ 4514