What do you think of smoke detectors? Is it effective and if it is (as I think) why it is still not mandatory? As a former firefighter I admit I do not understand...
You are absolutely right. It is strictly inadmissible that smoke detectors are not yet compulsory, and immediately. The act was passed, but it will only come into effect in... March 2015, and I understand that many pitfalls are still being sown on the way to the coming into force regulations.
To answer your question precisely, YES smoke detectors (DAAF) are effective and can save lives. Still, it is necessary to retain only NF certified models of a known brand (The Alerter, Kidde, for example) and install them correctly. Several SHEETS on the site are devoted to this subject, in particular on the POSE OF A DAAF.
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- Stand Alone Smoke Alarm (DAAF) KIDDE 10Y29
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