Smoke Alarm

  1. Smoke Detector vs Smoke Alarm

    Depending where you are in the world, the terms smoke detector and smoke alarm have different meanings. Google Trends offers an interesting insight into what the public search for and illustrates the difference within various countries.

    Mar, 2021
  2. What is a Smoke Alarm?

    A smoke alarm is a is an apparatus for the detection of airborne particulates (smoke) as a byproduct of combustion (fire) that incorporates an integrated alarm sounder. A smoke alarm may be stand alone, or interconnected with other fire detectors to alert the occupants of a building in the event of a fire. A smoke alarm is designed to Australian Standard AS 3786.

    Jan, 2021
  3. Proposed Residential Tenancy Regulations (Victoria) 2021 Changes

    The objective of the Residential Tenancies Regulations is to prescribe matters authorised or required to be prescribed under the Residential Tenancies Act 1997. In respect to fire safety in a residential property, the new legislation sets out requirements for tenants to maintain prescribed safety devices including smoke alarms and carbon monoxide fire alarms.

    Jan, 2021