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.
Building codes around the globe are highly varied. Therefore, the smoke control requirements for high-rise buildings differ drastically.... READ MORE
Smoke Control in High-Rise Buildings: Part 3
Smoke control by definition only seeks to compartmentalize the smoke and limit its spread to other parts of the building. In skyscrapers, this is especially important as there are many occupants that have to evacuate.... READ MORE
Smoke Control in High-Rise Buildings: Part 2
As mentioned in the first part of this series, high-rise buildings provide a variety of complications when it comes to controlling smoke and fire in the event of an emergency. Due to large square footage a combination of systems are often used to create an effective form of smoke control and management.... READ MORE
Smoke Control in High-Rise Buildings: Part 1
Very tall buildings have several unique characteristics that increase the severity of potential fire events including higher occupancy, longer evacuation times, access issues for responders and potential water pressure/availability issues. Because of these potential obstacles, integrating adequate smoke control systems during the design process is essential. ... READ MORE