SMACNA FIRE SMOKE & RAD
Fire, Smoke and Radiation Damper Installation Guide for HVAC Systems
|Publication Date:||1 September 2002|
This guide reviews the pertinent language contained in the model codes, the terminology used in the codes and other relevant documents, and the requirements of plans and specifications as: (1) developed by architects, engineers, and systems designers; (2) reviewed by code officials; and (3) installed by contractors. In addition, this guide will illustrate specific methods for installing fire dampers, smoke dampers and ceiling dampers for HVAC systems.
The purpose of this guide is to outline the considerations in speci@ing and installing fire dampers, smoke dampers, combination fire and smoke dampers and ceiling dampers in WAC systems; provide contractors, system designers, and code officials with an understanding of their respective responsibilities as mandated by the model codes; and illustrate the use of specific methods of application in HVAC systems.