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AS 2665-2001


Smoke/heat venting systems — Design, installation and commissioning

Included in Ductwork and air handling systems set
Specifies requirements for the design, installation and commissioning of a system of automatic smoke/heat release vents in conjunction with associated smoke reservoirs in buildings.
Published: 15/11/2001
Pages: 15
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Cited references
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Table of contents
About this publication
1 Scope and general
1.1 Scope
1.2 Application
1.2.1 General
1.2.2 Building Code of Australia
1.3 Referenced documents
1.4 Definitions
2 Design
2.1 General
2.1.1 System components
2.1.2 Areas requiring special consideration Abnormal fire hazard High risk areas in a building Sprinklered buildings
2.2 Vents
2.2.1 General
2.2.2 Effective aerodynamic area
2.2.3 Spacing
2.2.4 Vents in a roof having a ceiling
2.2.5 Method of operation General Temperature operation Smoke detection Manual override controls Failure position
2.3 Smoke reservoirs
2.3.1 Size
2.3.2 Depth
2.4 Inlet ventilation
3 Installation
3.1 Installation or vents
3.1.1 General
3.1.2 Pitch angle
3.1.3 Water from sprinklers not to wet the thermally released link
3.1.4 Security devices
3.1.5 System plan
3.2 Installation of smoke curtains
3.2.1 Smoke curtains suspended from the roof structure
3.2.2 Sawtooth roofs
3.2.3 Bottom edges in high risk areas
3.2.4 Holes for fastenings
3.2.5 Leakage
3.2.6 Smoke curtains in sprinklered buildings
4 Commissioning
4.1 Manual check
4.2 Remote manual control check
Appendix A
A1 General
A2 Venting of heat
A3 Release of smoke
A4 Smoke/heat release systems
Appendix B
B1 Areas of abnormal fire hazard
B2 Use of the building or space therein
B3 Materials in a space of abnormal fire hazard
Appendix C
Cited references in this standard
Automatic fire sprinkler systems (known as the SAA Code for Automatic Fire Sprinkler Systems)
Smoke/heat release vents
[Available Superseded]
Minimum design loads on structures (known as the SAA Loading Code), Part 2: Wind loads
Methods for fire tests on building materials, components and structures, Part 1: Combustibility test for materials
Design and installation of metal roof and wall cladding, Part 1: Metal
Content history
DR 99194
AS 2665-2001 Rec:2016
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