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Updated Domestic Co2 Detector Regulations For Housing Associations

By August 10, 2023No Comments

Updated Domestic Co2 Detector Regulations For Housing Associations

There were new Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm amendments that came into effect on 1st October 2022. These are known as the Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm (Amendment) Regulations 2022. They apply to all registered providers of social housing. The regulations require domestic Co2 detectors in housing association properties, for protection of the residents.

As a housing association organisation, it is your responsibility to keep your residents, their homes and their families safe. This is a responsibility that our domestic Co2 detector installers can help you with. We have experienced domestic Co2 detector engineers that have worked in housing associations. We understand the challenges you face. Our team will help you overcome them.

Carbon Monoxide is an odourless and colourless gas that is non-irritant. Worryingly, it is also the most common cause of fatal poisoning in the UK today. This is why domestic Co2 detectors are so important in housing associations. To protect residents from this silent and unseen poisonous killer.

The poisonous gas of carbon monoxide is produced by the incomplete combustion of carbon-containing fuels. These fuels include things like gas, oil, coal or wood for example. This means that appliances like gas stoves, fires and heating boilers are all potential sources of carbon monoxide poisoning. The problem of carbon monoxide arises when these appliances are not properly cared for or maintained, they are stored in poorly ventilated areas, or they have not been serviced.

Here at Jensen Security and Fire Systems we have seen how incredibly important it is for housing associations to have domestic Co2 detectors. The sensing technology within a domestic Co2 detector in your housing association accurately always measures the levels in the room. The domestic Co2 detectors are designed to sound an alert before the levels of carbon monoxide in the home become life threatening.

If you need domestic Co2 detectors installed in your housing association properties, call our engineers now. We can recommend the best locations for the domestic Co2 detectors to be installed. In addition to this, we can carry out maintenance and servicing on existing domestic Co2 detectors. Call our team of housing association experienced domestic Co2 detector installers now to find out more.