Over 10,000 are poisoned by carbon monoxide needing medical treatment each year; over 500 people in the U.S. die annually from carbon monoxide poisoning.

** NEW** Transition Period for Existing Commercial Buildings

coprotection

Compliance Date: June 27, 2016­

The “transition period” provides that owners of existing commercial buildings are encouraged to install carbon monoxide detection as quickly as practicable; provides that the owner of an existing commercial building shall not be deemed to be in violation of section 1228.4.

If the owner provides the authority having jurisdiction with a written statement certifying that such owner is attempting in good faith to install carbon monoxide detection that complies with the requirements of this section 1228.4.

In such owner’s existing commercial building as quickly as practicable; and provides that carbon monoxide detection that satisfies the requirements of section 1228.4 must be installed and must be fully operational in all existing commercial buildings by the end of the transition period.