Mechanical smoke extract

Department for Communities and Local Government, (2019) Mechanical smoke extract. In: Approved Document B: Fire Safety - Volume 1: Dwellings. 2019 ed. Section 16: Venting of heat and smoke from basements – flats, 1 (16.12). RIBA Publishing Publication, London, p. 107. ISBN 9781859469156

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Abstract

The air extraction system should comply with all of the following.
a. It should give at least 10 air changes per hour.
b. It should be capable of handling gas temperatures of 300°C for not less than one hour.
c. It should do either of the following.
i. Be activated automatically if the sprinkler system activates.
ii. Be activated by an automatic fire detection system that conforms to BS 5839-1 (minimum L3 standard).
Further information on equipment for removing hot smoke is given in BS EN 12101-3.

Item Type: Book Section
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Uncontrolled Keywords: should, commissioning, automatic release mechanism, air permeability, contrast visually, principal works, project programme, extract ventilation, hot water storage system unit, risk assessment
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards > fire safety - volume 1: dwellings. 2019 edition - for use in england > Section 16: Venting of heat and smoke from basements – flats
K Law > The Building Regulations 2010 > B5: Access and facilities for the fire service
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building standards
Date Deposited: 28 Feb 2020 20:28
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2021 19:41
URI: https://eprints.buildvoc.co.uk/id/eprint/844

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