AOV architecture

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AOV Architecture – solutions for Architects & Consultants

The challenge for today’s architects and specifiers is fully understanding current AOV architecture and the ever changing and increasing legislation regarding smoke ventilation and fire safety systems for all non-domestic buildings. They must then balance those requirements with designing and specifying fantastic looking, functional buildings to to very exacting budgets.

Fortunately, here at Silver Group we can advise and assist on AOV architecture right from the very earliest stage, from concept to completion. With our specialist knowledge of AOV architecture we can ensure that costly mistakes are not made and carried through from design and specification stage to the actual construction stage of the project.

Too often the wrong specification of windows or vents are ordered and installed.  Calculations on the necessary window opening may not have been taken into account,  its position or whether its hinged at the top, bottom or side. Because Silver Group specialise in the design and installation to the exacting requirements of BS7346-8 – we can advise on AOV architecture every step of the way. Also, due to our strategic partnerships with compliant manufacturers, we can ensure that you are able to help keep your clients compliant with current legal requirements.

The added benefit of engaging Silver Group to advice on AOV architecture at the early stages of a project is that we can ensure that all fire safety systems, security systems such as access control and intercoms are all fully integrated, providing a one stop solution giving the project managers significant savings and efficiencies.

Benefits of the right AOV architecture:

• Improved smoke ventilation
• Better cost efficiency
• More energy efficient
• Improved natural ventilation
• A lower carbon footprint
• Stronger all-round fire safety and security system
• Easier fire and rescue access

And that’s not to mention ensuring full compliance to the latest building safety legislation.

Need some advice about AOV and other Smoke Control systems?

If you need more information about smoke ventilation systems for your premises. Then call us today on 0800 0830131 or complete this short form and we will be in touch right away:

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