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#154316 - 02/21/05 08:31 AM smoke detectors  
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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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#154317 - 02/21/05 12:07 PM Re: smoke detectors  
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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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#154318 - 02/21/05 06:13 PM Re: smoke detectors  
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Thanxs Ryan_J...

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