[Novalug] OT - anyne know about smoke alarms
novalugml at jgcomp.com
Wed Oct 29 11:26:39 EDT 2008
On Tue, Oct 28, 2008 at 03:41:43PM -0400, Bonnie Dalzell wrote:
> I need to put some smoke alarms in the tenant cottage on our
> property. So far my attempts to google hard wired smoke alarms has only
> resulted in references to Kidde brand and according to the manufacturer
> (I have written them) these are "not designed for use in garages or
> attics" and are DAMAGED (not just fail to function) if they are exposed
> to temps below 40 degrees F or over 100 degrees F. Well the cottage may
> not be heated if it is empty and it is not air conditioned and this is
> Maryland after all.
> Any suggestions on smoke alarms that are less sensitive to
> temperature are welcome.
I googled for low temperature smoke detectors and came up with this website.
They show several models (all photoelectric type) that have operating ranges
of -10C - 50C (14F - 122F).
Jon H. LaBadie jon at jgcomp.com
12027 Creekbend Drive (703) 787-0884
Reston, VA 20194 (703) 787-0922 (fax)
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