Carbon monoxide alarms now required in most residences, even old homes

WHATCOM — A new law went into effect on Tuesday requiring that carbon monoxide (CO) alarm devices be installed in nearly all buildings classified as residential occupancies. This includes single-family housing as well as hotels, motels, apartments and other spaces intended for inhabitance. The requirement was already in place for newly constructed homes as of…

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