New York City homebuyer's guide -
Carbon Monoxide in your home
Carbon Dioxide is an odourless gas caused by combustion sources like
gas appliances, wood stoves/fireplaces and automobiles. Initial warning
signs of carbon monoxide poisoning include sore throat, dizziness, headache
and sleepiness - prolonged exposure can be fatal. Carbon monoxide detectors
are available commercially and are required by law in some districts.