Hardwired heat alarm with battery backup brk brands hd6135fb.
120 volt heat detector for attic space.
So my house burned down a couple of years ago.
The alarm can be interconnected with up to 12 other compatible smoke alarms and six compatible devices like bells horns repeaters and door closers.
The fire started on an outside wall went up the wall and into the attic space spread across the entire house in the attic with no smoke coming into the house until the ceiling was about to collapse which was far too late.
For many places in the country where attics get too warm for a 135 degree heat detector we would recommend purchasing a 200 degree switch type spot type combination heat detector and rate of rise detector which is a mechanical switch that closes if the heat rises too quickly or gets too high and then connecting that detector to an interconnected system of kidde hardwired alarms with the.
Honeywell 5808w3 wireless photoelectric smoke heat detector.
120 volt ac inter connectable with maximum 18 compatible devices.
Heat detectors are available in 135 f and 200 f temperature ratings.
Rate of rise units have a wide spacing allowance of 50 foot centers.
Interconnects with up to 24 kidde devices including smoke and co alarms 9 volt battery back up.
Firex hardwired inter connectable 120 volt auxiliary heat detector 135 degree with battery backup the kidde firex hd135f is a 120 volt ac wire the kidde firex hd135f is a 120 volt ac wire in heat alarm that responds to temperature rather than smoke.
280b pl series heat detectors offer fixed temperature or combination rate of rise and fixed temperature detection.
Latching alarm indicator which automatically identifies which unit initiated the alarm.
I climb in my attic and ran 14 3 romex wire throughout the attic running each fire detector in series from start to finish a total of 9 of them.
Typical 1962 construction had maybe 4 6 of batts or loose fill insulation which may have been upgraded to something better in the interrim but unless it was air sealed at religiously at the attic floor when upgraded opening up attic ventilation will create a real wintertime heat leak pulling moist conditioned space air into the attic to condense.
Rate of rise detects heat by quickly responding to a rapid temperature increase.
Kidde sm120x interconnect accessories smoke relay module.
The alarm will sound if temperatures rise above 135 f.
Luckily my wife and i were upstairs and hear the rafters crackling looked outside and saw the wall of fire and got our.
This item kidde hd200f heat detector for attic use.
A temperature increase at the sensor of 15 f 9 c or more per minute activates the rate of rise feature closing the contacts in the sensor to transmit the alarm condition to the fire alarm control panel.