What kinds of CO alarms are allowed?

There are several types of alarms that are allowed; they include:

  • AC primary power (hard-wired-usually involves hiring an electrician) with battery backup
  • Battery powered with battery monitoring
  • Low-voltage or wireless alarms
  • Plug-in (AC powered) units with battery backup
  • Qualified combination smoke detectors and CO alarms

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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?