Best for detecting slow, smouldering fires.
Optical Smoke Alarms should be used in living rooms, circulation areas and escape routes as well as in bedrooms
Best protection due to optimum fire response – using heat and optical sensors
Multi-Sensor Alarms should be used in living rooms, circulation areas and escape routes
Reacts to heat and is resistant to kitchen fumes such as burnt toast.
Heat Alarms should be used in kitchen areas as other sensor types are more likely to go into alarm.