Provides practical advice so that fire damper manufacturers, system designers and installers are able to consider the appropriate issues and, at the design stage, to make the necessary decisions to ensure that dampers will function as intended by current regulations.
Also known as Fire and smoke resisting dampers (Grey book). Volume 1 is intended to provide guidance for fire and smoke protection for means of escape routes and for maintaining the fire compartment. Volume 2 will focus on the use of smoke control damper systems in combination with ductwork. Updated October 2011.
Formed in 1975, the Association for Specialist Fire Protection currently represents the major U.K. based specialist manufacturers and installers of structural passive fire protection systems. They produce technical information to ensure built in fire protection in buildings.
NBS has produced specification systems and information products for construction industry professionals for more than 40 years. The National Building Specification is the recognised UK national standard and is used by over 5,000 organisations. NBS is part of RIBA Enterprises Ltd.
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