Sunday, 16 October 2011

it is a legal requirement to fit a carbon monoxide alarm with woodburning or multifuel stove


As of 1st October 2010it became a legal requirement as per Document J of the Building Regulationsthat where a new or replacement fixed solid fuel appliance is installed in adwelling, a carbon monoxide alarm should be provided in the room the applianceis located. It is also strongly recommended that a carbon monoxide alarm is fitted where you have any gas appliances, such as boilers, cookers and fires. 
The SF450EN Carbon Monoxide Alarmfrom Honeywell Analytics is one of the best selling alarms in Europe; it isrecommended by HETAS and is used by a number of local authorities and housingassociations across the UK. In December 2010 it was awarded "Safety Product of the Decade" by the Gas Industry Safety Group. The self-contained alarm is designed for use in alldomestic environments including caravans and boats, with a 6.5 year life.
Why choose the SF450EN CarbonMonoxide Alarm:
6 year guaranteed life under normal operating conditions (includingbatteries)
Kitemarked and approved toEN50291:2001 (European Standard for domestic carbon monoxide alarms)
Continuous self test function
No sensors to replace
No mains power required
No maintenance required for full 6.5 year life of the alarm
Easy to fit using the fixing kitprovided
Batteries provided and pre-fitted

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