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DA05 Guide to Fire and Smoke Control in Buildings using AS 1668 Part 1

Published: 2021 | Pages: 50

DA05 provides a holistic overview of smoke control in buildings, as applied by Australian Standard AS 1668.1-2015 The use of ventilation and air conditioning in buildings. Part 1: Fire and smoke control in buildings. It covers the basic fundamentals behind the six “methods” of smoke control and outlines how and where AS 1668.1 applies them, depending on the smoke control strategy called for by the building and building regulations.

This Design Application manual is based on a training program developed by AIRAH members with over 100-years of combined experience participating on the Standards Australia technical committee responsible for AS 1668.1. This manual is an essential companion to AS 1668.1-2015 and is a must-read for anyone involved in smoke control in buildings.

DA05 sections

  1. Scope and introduction
  2. Purpose and application of fire and smoke control
  3. Introduction to AS 1668.1-2015
  4. Selecting a smoke control system
  5. Designing a smoke control system
  6. Developing a smoke control system
  7. Fire protection of openings
  8. System activation and operation
  9. Testing and commissioning smoke control systems
  10. Appendices.

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