Smoke Ventilation system helps gain award
24 May 2010
As the building layout and corridor travel lengths to the escape stairs exceeded the recommendations of Approved Document B, a fire engineered solution was CFD modelled to aid in the means of escape strategy and fire fighting operations
The smoke ventilation system was also utilised to cool the common corridor, due to the hot water distribution running through the corridors to the apartments. The automatic opening vents would open when the temperature within the corridors and lobbies reached a certain level to reduce the increased temperatures.
Smoke ventilation system for the Royal Apartments redevelopment