Smoke-Control Systems and Homeland Security
- New Considerations in Smoke and Fume Handling. Goldsberry, Clare // Penton's Welding Magazine;Apr2009, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p22
The article reports on the importance of having an efficient and effective handling of smoke and fumes from welding and cutting operations in the U.S. It states that this issue is very important because smoke and fumes can damage the environment and the health and safety of workers. It is...
- Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of Natural Ventilation in a Two-Zone Building: Part A--Theoretical Analysis. Lina Yang; Pengcheng Xu; Yuguo Li // HVAC&R Research;Apr2006, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p231
The nonlinear behavior and solution multiplicity of airflow and natural ventilation in multi-zone buildings are significant for building ventilation and smoke control design. A two-zone building with four openings is considered in this study. Nonlinear dynamic behaviors are analyzed, and we...
- In-Situ Performance of Stratified Air Distribution Systems in Two Canadian Buildings. Dufour, Marianne Bérubé; Derome, Dominique; Ouazia, Boualem; Tardif, Michel; Zmeureanu, Radu; Potvin, André; Célis-Mercier, Silvestre // ASHRAE Transactions;2009, Vol. 115 Issue 2, p334
This paper presents the assessment of stratified air distribution systems based on measurements of thermal comfort and ventilation effectiveness, during the winter, spring and summer of 2008. The Displacement Ventilation (DV) system, installed in an auditorium, uses low velocity sidewall...
- Smoke Management In the 2006 IBC. Tubbs, Jeffrey S. // ASHRAE Journal;Oct2006, Vol. 48 Issue 10, p50
The article offers information on the 2006 version of the smoke management requirements of the International Building Code (IBC) in the U.S. Changes made in the IBC allows a greater design and flexibility for atrium spaces and that it requires more management system in the design of the smoke...
- BOILING OVER. Washam, Breck; Ridgway, Robin Mills // American School & University;Nov2004, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p363
Provides answers to several questions regarding the effect of the Boiler MACT regulation on schools and universities. Average amount of the hazardous air pollutants emitted by a university operation before it will be subject to Boiler MACT requirements; Additional pollution-control measures...
- Integrating a substantial lift smoke control system. // Detail (English Edition);Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 2011 Issue 2, p214
The article focuses on the integration of the Lift Smoke Control Premium systems by D+H Mechatronic on the service and passenger lifts of the Squaire building in Germany.
- You don't need a weatherman... // Discover;Apr98, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p20
Reports on the construction by Megatech chief executive Justin Vorfun of a giant bellows in Los Angeles, California, which is designed to help clean the city's air. Plans for more giant bellows; Grant given by the American Petroleum Institute.
- EPA Enacts Measures for Continued Reductions in Toxic Air Emissions. // Professional Safety;Apr2003, Vol. 48 Issue 4, p53
Reports on the enactment of the rules to reduce toxic air emissions from industrial facilities in the U.S. Health risks from hazardous air pollutants; Reduction in the annual toxic air emissions; Applicability of the regulation to various industries.
- New Guideline on Smoke Control Commissioning. // ASHRAE Journal;Oct2012 Ashrae Insights, p3
The article discusses Guideline 1.5-2012, The Commissioning Process for Smoke Control Systems to verify that the smoke control system achieves the owner's project requirements.