Working group Entrauchung (Smoke Extraction)
12.11.2017 The Smoke Extraction working group brings together all experts in the field of smoke extraction and fire protection under the umbrella of the VDMA and gathers information on the significance of mechanical smoke and heat extraction systems for fast smoke extraction in the case of fire, from the point of view of protecting persons.
Sample Administrative Specification Technical Building Regulations - Issue 2017/1 published
13.09.2017 The 2017/1 edition of the"Muster-Verwaltungsvorschrift Technische Baubestimmungen (MVV TB)" was published on 31 August 2017. Click here to download.
VDMA information sheet No. 1 on supply air circulation for mechanical smoke extraction systems
16.08.2017 The new VDMA Information Sheet No. 1 “Supply air circulation for mechanical smoke extraction systems” was published recently and is now available for download.
New VDMA Information Sheet 8 “Use of Fire Protection and Smoke Extraction Dampers with CE Marking” Now Available
09.11.2017 CE marking, declaration of performance, technical documentation: The newest information sheet from the VDMA Fire Protection working group refers to terms which must be observed when using fire protection and smoke extraction dampers according to the product standard.
This paper describes the various requirements for smoke extraction and measures for rescuing oneself and others, as well as for extinguishing the fire and protecting property.
Required times for escape, rescue, extinguishing. For how long do escape and rescue routes need to be kept as free as possible from smoke in case of fire?