CO alarms are required in nearly all structures in the State of New York: New construction of single- and two-family homes and townhomes (effective 2003) New and existing one- and two-family dwellings and multi-family dwellings, hotels, dormitories etc. (effective February 2010)

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Solely battery-powered smoke alarms must feature sealed, 10-year batteries. Alarms which receive their power from the electrical system of the building, fire alarm systems with smoke detectors, fire alarm devices that connect to a panel, or other devices that use a low-power radio frequency wireless communication signal are exempt. Effective date: April 1, 2019 New…

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Smoke alarms are generally required in residential settings. Hard-wired smoke alarms are required in all new construction.

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