Why wireless is NOT a good choice for protecting home and family from Fire and Smoke.
There is no dispute that a hardwired connection between smoke alarms is the very best and proven to be the most secured and safest connection, and whenever possible (as in new construction) one should be installed.
A wireless system is a daisy chain of airborne signals trying to overcome many limitations and providing opportunities for potential failure to communicate.
Below are 2 links with some scientifically proven information why wireless should not be a first choice to protect life and property from fire and smoke.
Documents presented to NYS Code Council May 2015 that were not taken up for review
Concerns sent August 2015 and published in the NYS Building Officials Conference Log (pages 11, 12)