It quickly activates an audible alarm in the event of smoke, saving you time, especially at night, to evacuate the premises and call the emergency services/fire brigade on 112.
Which types of building?
The law applies to all buildings with at least one living unit.
When does it apply?
It applies to new buildings from 1 January 2020. From January 2023, the law will apply to all dwellings in the country: old dwellings and buildings under construction that obtained planning permission before 1 January 2020.
The detector must be certified in accordance with applicable standards and bear a CE label.
Where should it be installed?
In bedrooms and in the corridor near the entrance door (escape route)
Who is responsible?
The installation is the responsibility of the owner or, in the case of a commonhold building, the commonhold management. The occupant of the building, whether owner or tenant, is responsible for maintenance; detectors installed in common areas are the responsibility of the commonhold management.
It is necessary to check the installation on a regular basis, at least once a year, to ensure that it is functioning properly and that the batteries are charged, which should be changed if necessary. Be sure to think about it!
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