SMOKE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
“Smoke is inherent in all fires and contains dangerous products of combustion that have critical influences on life safety, property protection and operations by firefighters in buildings.” (Milke, James A., and Klote, John H., NFPA Handbook, 20th Edition).
PLC staff possesses the necessary knowledge on smoke properties and movement to quantify hazards and to design effective smoke management systems to meet a range of design objectives. PLC has been involved in smoke management and smoke control for the following facilities:
- High Buildings
- Control Rooms and Control Equipment Rooms
- Large Industrial Production Buildings
- Underground Powerhouses
PLC technical staff is sensitive to the special needs of different occupancies and clients. Services include a range of activities from the development of system design criteria and carrying out detailed or performance designs, to construction supervision, commissioning and testing.