Detector Requirements Archive

New smoke detector requirements

Deadline: January 1, 2010 The Massachusetts State Board of Fire Prevention Regulations has approved new smoke detector rules that will go into effect on January 1, 2010, less than a year away. The new rules apply to pre-1975 properties, bringing them into conformity with post-1975 rules. Most landlords are aware that there are two types [&hellip

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New carbon monoxide detector law goes into effect

Legislative sponsors had touted the low cost of CO detectors to achieve passage of the new law, another argument that SPOA put forth that surely affected the final decision. The deadline for installing detectors is March 31, 2006, or if you promise to go hardwired, January 1, 2007. If you have not yet installed detectors, [&hellip

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