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Smoke Vent Testing & Maintenance

Smoke vents & automatic opening vents (AOVs) allow smoke, heat & fumes to disperse quickly from a specific area of a building during a fire, giving people more visibility and time to escape and firefighters more time to respond.

Smoke and heat exhaust ventilation system maintenance

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Smoke ventilation systems are designed to protect people and property to provide protected areas as required by Approved document B and BS9999: 2015 which makes them a vital part of a buildings fire safety strategy in helping people to escape.

Smoke control systems or automatic opening vents (AOVs) integrate with a range of inputs including; fire alarm systems, Smoke Sensors, Manual Call Points (Break Glass, Key or Rocker Switch) and even 

In addition to weekly testing, BS 9999 also states that an agreement should be in place for 6 monthly and yearly inspections to be carried out.

We can arrange your maintenance contract around your schedule, ensuring as little possible impact on your day to day running.

Our maintenance and inspection engineers ensure you meet all statutory requirements and ensure your building's smoke and heat exhaust ventilation (SHEV) system is compliant and has the necessary service logs and test schedules, giving you peace of mind.

Our technicians test all connections, electrical actuators, mechanical fans, dampers, automatic opening vents (AOVs), batteries and control panels and repair any faults as necessary in accordance with BSEN12101-2-2017 standards.

Training can be provided to key personnel on site with regards to how the systems operate and procedures for weekly and monthly checks.

We have the capacity to provide real service

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With teams of engineers throughout the country, we are best placed to provide true levels of service not matched by many of our competitors. Our out of hours hotline is manned constantly 24/7, 365 days a year.
Our Accreditations
  • BT Redcare
  • Kitemark
  • Fire Industry Association
  • BAFE Fire Safety Register
  • Paxton Access Registered Installer
  • SSIAB
  • Constructionline
  • CHAS Accredited Contractor
  • Gent 24 Approved Intaller