# They are more effective at detecting smoldering fires

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they are more effective at detecting smoldering fires. (Jones, Jr, 2015)
2. A residence requires smoke alarms within a bedroom and in the corridor directly outside the bedroom. The ambient noise level in the bedroom is 60 dB, and a solid-core door reduces the noise level by 25 dB. Determine the minimum decibel ratings for the bedroom smoke alarm and the corridor smoke alarm. Show your work (2 pts)
3. A residence was built in the early 1980’s, please discuss the major NFPA 72 changes that must occur if the building owner renovates the residence. (4 pts.)
4. Review the Calculation Help PowerPoint under the Weekly Lessons (Gagnon). Answer the following question based on this review: Space smoke detectors in a corridor that is 1542 feet long and 6 feet wide, using a detector with an S max of 50 feet. (2 pts)
50ft /2 = 25 from corridors opposite and ends. 5. If I asked you to install a spot-type detector (heat or smoke) on a wall, what is the furthest distance could you install that detector down the wall from the ceiling per NFPA 72? Why? (4 pts)