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.
VDMA: Fifth Symposium on Fire Protection and Smoke Extraction
30.11.2017 • Presentation of the results of the studies of RWTH Aachen on smoke extraction systems • Presentation of the new VDMA information sheets on the topic of smoke extraction • Podium discussion on the requirements for the use of building products
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.
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.
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?
In its Information Sheet No. 5, the VDMA Smoke Extraction working group has put together important information on the topic of “Electricity supply in safety-related systems – Mechanical smoke extraction systems”. The new publication is also available as a printed version.