Who is impacted by this law?

Generally speaking, anyone who owns residential property regardless of size (i.e., 1 and 2 family homes, multifamily buildings, apartments, and townhouses, etc.) that contains fossil burning fuel equipment (i.e., oil, gas, wood, etc.) or contains enclosed parking (i.e., attached or enclosed garage), is required to install carbon monoxide (CO) alarms by August 1st, 2008. In certain limited instances, the installation requirements are deferred until January 1, 2007.

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1. Who is impacted by this law?
2. What do I have to do?
3. What kinds of CO alarms are allowed?
4. What are qualified combination detectors and alarms?
5. What am I required to do if I’m a landlord?
6. Where do I have to put these CO alarms?
7. Why do I have to do this?
8. How can I tell if a CO alarm is approved?
9. How do I meet the requirements of the law?
10. How do I know if I have CO poisoning?