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Private Landlord Legislation

In both England and Scotland private landlords are required by law to fit smoke alarms in their rental properties. CO regulations vary throughout the UK according to location, type of accommodation and specific appliance installed.

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Fire – British Standard BS 5839-6:2013

British Standard BS 5839-6:2013 is a set of specific recommendations for fire alarm systems for all dwellings (new build and existing properties). The standard contains detailed points on all aspects relating to the design and installation of fire alarm systems.

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Fire – Building Regulations

Across the UK there are different Fire Building Regulations which draw from different documents and require varying levels of protection.

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Carbon Monoxide – British Standard BS EN 50292:2013

Carbon monoxide is a silent killer: you can’t see it, smell it or taste it. This is why having carbon monoxide alarms installed throughout a property is so important, and is the only certified way to detect its presence and prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.

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Carbon Monoxide – Building Regulations

Across the UK there are different carbon monoxide Building Regulations, with England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland all drawing from different documents and requiring different levels of protection.

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