Given the wide range of smoke ventilation systems available – from simple natural systems to more complex but efficient mechanical systems – it may seem difficult at first to identify which is the right fit for your project.
The type of smoke venting system that you require is determined by several factors, however the purpose of a well-designed smoke ventilation system is always the same; protecting escape routes such as corridors and staircases to allow occupants to escape while providing access for the fire service.
Finding the Right System for You
As well as stocking a wide range of full system packages and components, Be Safe Direct can also help you to find the ideal system for your project.
Our expert team of technical advisors are on hand to provide assistance, and our free competitive quote service makes the specification process simple.
In many cases, purchasing system components directly from Be Safe Direct can help you to save both time and money, with your chosen electrical sub-contractor performing installation.
Our competitively priced range of window actuators, fire and smoke dampers, smoke vents and other components are manufactured by trusted brands, while our industry-leading knowledge and experience in fire engineering and smoke ventilation ensures that you have everything you need to achieve the appropriate solution for your project.
For more complex developments, or where value-engineering is a priority, Be Safe Direct’s partnership with one of the UK’s leading fire engineering consultancies means that we can offer comprehensive fire strategies including CFD Modelling.
By carrying out in-depth analysis of a building’s designs, including compartment sizes, travel distances and the behaviour of smoke and heat in the event of a fire, we can not only help your project to meet the optimal level of fire safety, but also reduce costs and increase design freedom.
What’s more, we can also provide installation, commissioning and maintenance services through another one of our experienced partners.
For more information, just fill in the ‘Request a call back’ form at the top of this page, and one of Be Safe Direct’s experts will be in touch. Alternatively, call us on 0845 604 5653 from 8:30am to 5:00pm or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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