There are specific installation guide lines found in NFPA 72 and the manufacture installation instruction. These documents discuss the proper location on a wall, ceiling, and locations when the ceiling may be pitched.
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- The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
- Kidde Wireless Systems
- U. S. Fire Administration's Smoke Alarms Webpage
- Fire Marshal's Corner: Photoelectric or Ionization Smoke Alarms - Which is the Right One?
- Fire Marshal's Corner: Photoelectric or Ionization Smoke Alarms - Part 2
- NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm Code
- U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Smoke Alarm Page
- Underwriters Laboratories Smoke Alarm Webpage
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