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Understanding Smoke Vent Closures

A Look at Manual, Winch, and Motorized Control Systems

In buildings and structures, smoke vents play a crucial role in ensuring the safety of occupants in the event of a fire. These vents are designed to exhaust smoke and heat, allowing for a safe evacuation and reducing potential damage to the structure. While the opening of smoke vents is essential, equally important is their closure. In this article, we will explore three common methods of smoke vent closure: manual, winch, and motorized control systems. Each method offers unique advantages, and understanding their differences can help facility managers and building owners make informed decisions about their fire safety systems.

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What is the Best Rated Acoustical Smoke Vent?

Is your building design using the industry’s best acoustical smoke vents? 

Now it can with the new AcousticMAX™!

Rooftop smoke vents are an important part of any building as they allow smoke and heat to escape during a fire. Made from high-quality materials that can withstand extreme temperatures, acoustic smoke vents are designed to block the intrusion of the exterior environmental noise of your building. These vents may be easily installed on commercial roof systems, may be customized to fit your specific needs, and are easy to maintain and keep clean. Acoustic smoke vents are perfect for theaters and performing arts centers.

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