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Glazed AOV Smoke Vent - London

Glazed AOV Smoke Vent - London

Surespan

140° degree opening glazed smoke ventilation up to 3m x 1.2m. Here installed and commissioned in a newly upgraded prestigious London address. CE Marked and Certified to EN 12101-2. The AOV features concealed actuators along with a double glazed top. 1.5 W/m²K Double Glazed Lid Custom made to any size up to 3m x 1.9m
Bespoke combined Roof Access and AOV

Bespoke combined Roof Access and AOV

Surespan

London Architectural Glazing worked on a project which had a requirement for a huge 4700 x 1300 Smoke vent with access however due to EN12101-2 testing, Surespan only have CE Certifiction up to 1800 x 3000mm. Therefore we came to a solution which involved combining a large 3628 x 1300 electric roof hatch with a separate 1300 x 1218mm SRHE/AOV unit combined into one frame.
New AOV for Smoke and Fire Safety

New AOV for Smoke and Fire Safety

Surespan

Surespan 140° thermally broken aluminium smoke ventilator and roof hatch designed to EN12101-2. The AOV also offers push button comfort ventilation in one package! This one stop solution for smoke vent requirements to meet building control can achieve 1m² airflow and is available in standard stocked sizes or made to any size in between 900 x 900 and 1260 x 1260. Smoke vents come with wind deflectors to improve airflow. - RE 1,000 Ventilation and 10,000 Vent - Offset mechanism for Roof Access - Snow Load SL500 - Wind Load WL1500 - Temperature Class T (-15°) - Fire Resistance B300
7 things you need to know about Coxdome Firejet JetCox SHEV Unit Smoke Vent

7 things you need to know about Coxdome Firejet JetCox SHEV Unit Smoke Vent

Trade Access Panels

AOV or Automatic Opening Vent systems control the airflow of smoke in a fire. According to EN12102-2 it is a statutory requirement to have an AOV unit on a new construction. Since 2006, Europe has required that the AOVs meet with the standards set forth in DIN EN12102-2. As a result, many companies have made their versions of AOVs. Majority of these options only go as far as barely meeting the before stated regulations. However, the Coxdome Firejet SHEV exceeds the expectations and requirements of a standard AOV.
4 Building Regulations you need to know about before installing a smoke vent

4 Building Regulations you need to know about before installing a smoke vent

Trade Access Panels

There are a lot of different official documents about the rules and regulation around fire safety and smoke ventilation, which, in turn, influence the way you should choose and install your AOVs. Building regulations are minimum standards that apply to almost all new residential and commercial buildings, and also alterations to the existing ones. If you are planning to use an Automatic Opening Smoke Vent (AOV) System in your project, you will have to comply with the regulations mentioned.
Natural smoke ventilation at 3 residential blocks in Swindon

Natural smoke ventilation at 3 residential blocks in Swindon

Dyer Environmental Controls Ltd

Dyer supplied and installed new natural smoke ventilation systems for three residential blocks in Swindon - replacing AOVs with certified louvre.
Mechanical smoke ventilation at Droylsden Marina

Mechanical smoke ventilation at Droylsden Marina

Dyer Environmental Controls Ltd

Dyer Environmental Controls Ltd supplied and installed a mechanical smoke ventilation solution in a Watkin Jones Homes development. The Wharf, set alongside Droylsden Marina offers a collection of modern 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments.The apartment block has 6 levels connected by a central staircase.EN certified dampers are fitted to each floor along with local smoke detection.The fans are placed within the smoke shaft with an opensky louvre situated above them, providing weather protection. A control panel operates the duty and standby fans.Two AOV smoke dome vents are in place to provide smoke clearance, one located on level 6 and the other on the central staircase.If smoke is detected in the building the system will open the corridor AOV, smoke shaft damper, head of stair vent and opensky louvre. The duty fan will run to extract any smoke located in the corridor. In the event of a power failure the standby fan will engage.Dyer’s fully automatic system allows safe escape for residents and clear access for firefighters.
Bespoke Glazed Sliding Smoke Ventilators

Bespoke Glazed Sliding Smoke Ventilators

Surespan

AOV Glazed Sliding Smoke Vents These huge electrically operated sliding glazed roof hatches also provide free airflow of 7m² for smoke ventilation! These bespoke designs were part of a redevelopment on Great Portland Street in London. The covers were 4610 x 1955mm and featured an electrically driven opening motor. The covers provide 7m² free air flow (As it is sliding there are no obstructions to the ventilation) according to approved document B (fire safety) paragraph 5b diagram C.7. A further fixed rooflight was also supplied to the size of 4935mm x 1955mm, the multi-pane rooflight provides natural daylight.
Mechanical smoke ventilation at Local Blackfriars

Mechanical smoke ventilation at Local Blackfriars

Dyer Environmental Controls Ltd

Local Blackfriars is a gated community in Salford, providing 380 apartments. A unique aspect of the residential scheme is the Grade II listed Black Friar pub merged into the development.Dyer were asked to supply and install mechanical smoke ventilation systems for the apartment blocks and the underground car parks. Dyer worked closely with Fire Design Solutions and Domis Construction over the course of the project to provide a successful outcome.When a floor goes into fire, the dampers in both shafts on the affected floor open. The chain drive on the AOV window on the affected floor opens to provide fresh inlet air. The vent at the head of the stairwell will also open. Both sets of fans work to extract the smoke and poisonous gases.On activation of a thermostat on a single floor, both the dampers on the affected floor will open. One set of fans will extract on trickle mode and the other shaft will provide fresh inlet air for the system. The vent at the head of the stair will also partly open.If the rain sensor is activated this will override and close the roof vent.If more than one thermostat operates, the dampers on the affected floors will open and be balanced to provide an equal air flow on each floor.Smoke detection in any zone will override the natural ventilation system and smoke extract will take priority.Dyer provided an eco-park® mechanical ventilation system. Advanced components and control systems allows for efficient energy usage.

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