Smoke Guard provides innovative and aesthetically appealing fire and smoke protection systems to fit any purpose and any opening in your building.
Our complete range of curtain systems is flexible—both physically and in application. Our protective systems can cover every opening, from small dimension dumbwaiters and pass-through counters to expansive atrium spaces and proscenium curtains for theater stage spaces.
When it comes to determining the fire safety requirements for your building, the International Building Codes can be confusing. Luckily, the experienced team at Smoke Guard is here to help! Take a look at the graphic below to see just how many facets of the IBC you will have to consider. ... READ MORE
Fire Protection in Aircraft Hangars: Group I vs. Group II
Aircraft hangars pose a unique challenge when it comes to fire protection. Depending on the size of the hangar and the materials used to build the structure, hangars are categorized into one of 4 groups. ... READ MORE
Fire Protection in Aircraft Hangars: Part 3
When constructing a new aircraft hangar, a builder may be interested to know what options they have when it comes to being categorized into a protection level. In some cases, there may be compromises that can be made that provide substantial cost savings.... READ MORE
Fire Protection in Aircraft Hangars: Part 2
Did you know that the presence of jet fuel in an aircraft hangar can greatly alter the level of fire safety required by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)? By allowing only unfueled aircraft in the hangar, you can greatly reduce the code requirements to a simple sprinkler system. However, since fueled aircraft are the norm, most owners and builders don’t find this as an option. ... READ MORE