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Offline Adam and Kristina

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cold weather, air exchanger, smoke alarms
« on: February 12, 2014, 09:23:56 PM »
Came home from work today to find that my smoke detectors had been going off all day (poor puppies inside...) my neighbour called the fire department, they clearly did a good walk around the exterior and stuck some device into the air exchanger vents to check for smoke. All clear. The possible explaination passed on via my neighbour has something to do with the air exchanger being on with the cold temperatures.

This is the firstime I've heard of this and it hasn't happened to us in the 5 years we've been in the house....

Anyone able to shed some light on this?

Also discovered we have no battery powered smoke detectors....only the hardwired ones...
The Fleet:
2011 Honda Fit LX - Practical daily driver
2002 VW Jetta TDI
2015 Yamaha XT250
2015 Honda CRF250L
1972 Land Rover Series 3, 88", 2.5 NA Diesel

Adam and Kristina (Vermeulen) Cruickshank