Smoke-Control Systems and Homeland Security

Felker, Larry
July 2004
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jul2004, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p0
Discusses the use of the existing damper system of a building to help mitigate the effects of a chemical, biological, or radiological attack. Consideration of potential attack points inside and outside the building; Strategies involving the use of air-handling units and fire and smoke systems in emergency situations; Examination of the building requirements before applying any form of damper control.


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