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RE: [RC] Heaters in trailers - Nancy Mitts

Actually those detectors near the floor are LP gas leak detectors.  All the CO detectors we put in recommended placement  about 12" down from the ceiling.  I think CO detectors can even be combined in one unit with smoke detectors. Everyone should check their LQ paperwork and be sure they actually do have a CO detector.
There is another issue with catalytic type heaters--which won't give off CO unless defective, that is oxygen depletion. I don't think a roof vent allows outside air in if there is heated air going out.  I always open a window a bit in the lower level and one in the bed (or roof vent) to encourage air flow.
Nancy Mitts
Stablegear Tack
(was) CIW Trailers

From: susan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

I notice that most trailers have the carbon monoxide monitors installed near the floor. Makes me think that the stuff does sink rather than rise.

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[RC] Heaters in trailers, Susan Favro