After you've decided on your flow/extract rate, your next step is to decide on the size of the builder’s work shaft that is needed to transport the smoke to the external atmosphere.
However, selection and installation of mechanical smoke shaft systems are well within the realm of competence of most mechanical or electrical contractors. We explore the steps that should be taken for successful selection in apartment buildings.
Smoke control systems are installed to ensure stairways and communal corridors remain relatively free from smoke and heat in the event of a fire within a dwelling to enable occupants of the building to escape safely. In tall buildings (with a floor over 18m high) these systems assist firefighters in gaining access to fight the fire from inside the building.
The Admiral Group operates numerous key insurance suppliers in the market, including Admiral, Elephant and Confused.com. Much like Easivent, it’s a business that believes in the importance of employee engagement and its new headquarters building is located in Cardiff, designed to accommodate 3,000 staff with space for 120 parked cars across two basement levels.