Régie du bâtiment du Québec

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List of subclasses


13.2 Contractor – Fire alarm systems

This subclass authorizes construction work that is not the exclusive domain of electrical contractors and relates to fire alarm systems as well as similar or related construction work.  

Additional explanations

This subclass authorizes, without exceeding the regulatory framework, construction work relating to:

  • combustion gas detectors, notably in indoor parking garages and other systems (however, if the detectors are part of a parking garage’s ventilation or heating system, a subclass 17.1 licence is required)  
  • water level detectors
  • other components related to the fire alarm system, such as electromagnetic restraint mechanisms, etc.   

NOTE: Home automation and robotics work generally requires all of the following subclasses: 13.2, 17.1,

If in doubt as to the applicable subclass, refer to the Keyword Index or contact us.

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