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Smoke Alarm Requirements in BC

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I am having a hard time finding out the new requirement for smokes in a single dwelling in BC.

I know we need...

1 in each bedroom
1 within 5m of that bedroom
1 at least on each floor

I know they have to be hardwired but are they REQUIRED to have battery-back up as well ?

Thanks in advance :001_huh:
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Where a outs in BC?

I'm northern BC and all we do is one outside bedrooms and interlinked on each floor, plus basement / crawl space. And has to have at least one with CO detection when dwelling has gas or wood heating / appliances.
I will chose battery backup units, just because I'm more comfortable knowing they are still protected when power is out for extended times, which is common up here.
 
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