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VOCs – How to interpret measurements?

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) These compounds are emitted by paints, glues and other solvents. If the concentration is too high, ventilate as soon as possible.

CO2 – How to interpret the measurements?

NEXELEC sensors can measure CO2, depending on the model. Depending on WHO and ANSES regulations, thresholds may differ from one country to another. The values set out below are valid for ERP (Etablissements Recevant du Public) in France. Carbon dioxide (CO2) CO2 is a good indicator of Indoor Air Quality. If the ppm level is […]

Temperature – Why measure temperature?

Measuring temperature in indoor environments is important for several reasons: Thermal comfort: Temperature plays a crucial role in the comfort of the occupants of an indoor space. An environment that is too hot or too cold can affect people’s well-being and productivity Health: Extreme temperatures can have adverse effects on health. Temperatures that are too […]

CO – Alarm procedure

In case of alarm A. Keep your cool B. Open doors and windows C. Be sure to turn off all fuel-burning appliances you can. D. Evacuate the premises E. Once outside, call for help if you suspect carbon monoxide poisoning F. Call your gas or other fuel supplier, using their emergency number (always have this […]

CO – How do you prepare to evacuate your home?

First familiarize yourself with your detector’s audible alarm. Prepare an evacuation plan Learn to recognize the exit route Practice evacuating your home quickly.

CO – How do I recycle my detector?

The detector must not be disposed of with household waste. The detector must be returned to an appropriate collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. Observe state disposal laws. Warning: The detector contains a lithium battery. Do not burn, melt or incinerate the detector.    

CO – How do I maintain my detector every year?

Every year, clean the detector and perform an alarm test: Remove the detector from its base Turn the detector over Remove dust with the brush attachment of a vacuum cleaner, sucking for 30 seconds (any insects, spider webs or dust clusters near the detector must be removed). Press the Test / Silence button until the […]

CO – How often should a carbon monoxide detector be tested?

Every year, test the detector to ensure that the light and sound indicators are working properly.

CO – Defect

When a fault is detected, the carbon monoxide detector reacts as follows: Red indicator light flashes once every 60 seconds Audible alert beeps 3 times every 60 seconds The detector is not operational. Make sure you have complied with the precautions and limits for use of the detector. Clean the back of the detector using […]

CO – End of life

At the end of its service life, the carbon monoxide detector reacts as follows: Orange indicator light flashes every 60 seconds Audible alert beeps 2 times every 60 seconds The detector is not operational. The detector has been active for more than 10 years, and needs to be replaced.

CO – Low battery warning pause function

To pause the carbon monoxide detector when the battery is low : Briefly press the sensor button The orange indicator light flashes once every 60 seconds for about 12 hours. The detector is not operational. The detector must be replaced.

CO – Low battery warning function

When the battery is low, the carbon monoxide detector reacts as follows: Orange indicator light flashes once every 60 seconds for at least 30 days Audible alert: 1 beep every 60 seconds for at least 30 days The detector is not operational. The detector must be replaced.