VDMA: New Fire Protection and Smoke Extraction working groups reflect market requirements and create transparency

12.11.2017 The Air Handling Technology Association at VDMA and its member companies have reacted to the changing requirements of the market by restructuring existing working groups in Smoke Extraction and founding the new Fire Protection working group.

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Smoke Extraction Policy Paper

19.06.2017 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.

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Dr. Gary Blume

Technische Universität, Braunschweig
Materialprüfanstalt (MPA) für das Bauwesen


Dipl.-Ing. Dieter Brein

Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT),
Forschungsstelle für Brandschutztechnik


Prof. Dr. Ing. Rüdiger Detzer
ETS Efficient Technical Solutions GmbH, Gießen


Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Festag
Hekatron Vertriebs GmbH


Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Hegger
FVLR Fachverband Tageslicht und Rauchschutz, Detmold


Prof. Dr. Ing. Dietmar Hosser
Technische Universität, Braunschweig
Institut für Baustoffe, Massivbau und Brandschutz


Dipl.-Ing. Udo Jung
TROX GmbH, Neunkirchen-Vluyn
TROX X-FANS GmbH, Bad Hersfeld


Prof. Dr. Ing. Wolfram Klingsch
Bergische Universität, Wuppertal


Dipl.-Ing. Bernd Konrath
IFI Institut für Industrie- Aerodynamik, Aachen

Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Reinhard Ries
Branddirektion Frankfurt am Main


Hardy Rusch
VdS Schadenverhütung


Jürgen Walter
Branddirektion Frankfurt am Main

Christine Montigny

Technical Manager Air Pollution Control


+49 (69) 6603 1860


+49 (69) 6603 2860


Katrin Diepold

Assistant Air Pollution Control


+49 (69) 6603 1859


+49 (69) 6603 2859