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Enclosed Elevator Lobby Alternatives: Part 1
Elevator shafts can often act like chimneys in multi-story buildings as they enable large amounts of air to move from floor to floor. Because of this, elevator shafts can easily transport smoke throughout a building in the case of a fire. Therefore, installing a fire and smoke containment system..
The Advantages of Deployable Curtain Systems
Deployable smoke and fire rated curtains have been used for quite some time to effectively protect elevators. However, their integration into atrium design is fairly new. Compared with a complex smoke exhaust system, passive smoke curtains are a simpler solution that is less expensive to certify..
The Differences Between Smoke Management & Smoke Containment
There are two types of smoke management systems: passive and active. Active smoke management systems utilize mechanical equipment to control the spread of smoke through exhaust or evacuation systems. Exhaust vents located near or in the ceilings evacuate smoke from the building to allow addition..
What Are Your Options For Atrium Fire Safety?
Maximizing the amount of natural light in a modern building by opening up the atrium continues to be very popular. Furthermore, an open atrium can reduce operating costs by taking advantage of natural light and providing energy savings. All in all, an open atrium can modernize interior space and..
Fire & Smoke Safety for Building Atriums
Fire & Smoke Safety for Building Atriums Expanding the amount of natural light in a building by opening create an open atrium continues to be very popular in modern architecture. An atrium can reduce operating costs by taking advantage of natural light, deliver energy savings and can vita..