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smoke detectors #154316 02/21/05 08:31 AM
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In residential installations, does the NFPA 72, Life Safety Code or the IBC require smoke detectors above dropped ceilings with panels that allow access?

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Re: smoke detectors #154317 02/21/05 12:07 PM
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The IBC (typically) doesn't address dwellings, the IRC does. But, to answer your question, no the IRC does not require them above ceilings.


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Re: smoke detectors #154318 02/21/05 06:13 PM
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Thanxs Ryan_J...

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