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When were smoke alarms first required to be interconnected?
Friday, June 28, 2019
The 1988 edition of the Uniform Building Code (UBC) was the first to require that hard-wired smoke alarms be interconnected, and the Southern Standard Building Code requirement began at the about the same time. The International Residential Code (IRC) and the Florida Building Code (FBC) have required interconnection since their first editions, in 2000 and 2002 respectively.
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