For modern buildings over 11 metres in height (typically 3 storeys), smoke ventilation systems are just as important as fire alarms.
According to EN12101-2 regulations, actuators and windows must hold a Declaration of Performance. They must be tested together as a single system at an accredited facility to pass all test annexes of the prescriptive standard.
Unfortunately in some cases, although the actuator fitted to the window itself, may have be compliant, the window however isn’t. The window and actuator together as one wouldn’t have been rigorously tested under accurate conditions. Therefore how well that smoke ventilation system would have performed in a real life situation, would have been unknown. Overall, the smoke ventilation system could not be deemed as being truly compliant. Where windows are utilised for smoke ventilation they must be CE marked to EN12101-2, mandated by the Construction Products Regulations 2013.
Ensure your compliant by getting in touch with Silver Group today and reduce your risk of facing any offences.
Fortunately, now following extensive research and testing of their window systems as smoke vents, A-Plus Windows & Doors can offer fully certified Metal Technology, Reynaers, Sapa & Technal smoke vents on specific tested profiles, offering delivery of the vent with pre-fitted actuators in accordance with the prescriptive test detail, fully compliant and certified.
Therefore, A-Plus with their partnership with Silver Group, can offer a truly fully compliant solution with windows and actuators fitted together. Both Silver Group and A-Plus have been accredited Certified Partners with SE Controls, in addition Silver Group are also Certified Installers for SE Controls and A-Plus Certified Manufacturers for them.
With these reassurances, you can relax knowing that now your new smoke ventilation and AOV system meets all current legislation when pre-fitted to the correct window system.
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Why A-Plus are the window manufacturer of choice for Smoke Ventilation and AOV systems:
Over 30 years experience to become one of the leading aluminium window fabricators, supplying residential and commercial aluminium products for the fenestration sector.
Ensuring Compliance with Legislation
A-Plus products carry the relevant BSI Kitemarks, “Secured by Design” as well as conforming to the all important EN12101-2.
Why Aluminium Windows?
Improvements in the manufacturing of aluminium windows means that more architects and developers are are opting for aluminium for all their window and vent systems. Advantages being strength, durability as well as being lightweight. Often, aluminium provides the only option to meet the latest architectural specifications to fit with modern day building regulations. Crucially, they are proven to be far more resilient to the high temperatures in the event of a fire.
Additional Services You May Require
Smoke Ventilation installation
Smoke is the largest cause of death in fire-related events. Installing a smoke ventilation system means you can fight fire from the outset, often before it’s detected by alarms or humans.
Smoke ventilation maintenance
Fire Alarm Maintenance
Emergency lighting installation
Essential for successful evacuations, we design and install emergency lighting tailored to your needs. If emergency strikes, you can rest assured that our lights will guide the way to safety.
Want to know more about Smoke Ventilation?
For a greater understanding about smoke ventilation and why you must have it and act on it for your business, take a look at our blog.
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