Smoke Extraction and Smoke Control

Safe Escape Routes and Unhindered Rescue Access

In the event of a fire, smoke extraction and smoke protection systems help provide secure escape and rescue routes. Our experts help you plan and implement measures designed to extract smoke from those areas and keep them free of smoke. Our support covers everything from functional testing of shut-off devices, such as fire doors and fire dampers, to regulatory approval of fire prevention measures and regular testing of your smoke control systems.

Benefits at a Glance

With TÜV Rheinland as your partner in matters related to smoke extraction, exhaust and control, you:

  • Avoid planning errors and ensure smooth regulatory approval processes
  • Can be sure of fault-free operation
  • Can take advantage of one-stop shop service and nationwide support with no regional restrictions
  • Can take advantage of a large network of experts with many years of industrial and customer service experience

Our Services and Extraction Units

As part of the framework of the regulatory approval process, our experts review the technical measures implemented for fire prevention. Extraction units are tested for efficiency and functional reliability at regular intervals before and after commissioning. This helps you to ensure reliable smoke extraction in the event of a fire.

Our Services for Smoke Protection and Control Systems (RDAs)

To keep areas free of smoke, our experts help you plan and implement a smoke protection and control system. They inform you of applicable design and layout specifications required by statutory regulations as well as best engineering practices. They assess the required fire prevention measures in connection with these systems. As part of the framework of the regulatory approval process, they test fire prevention measures. Smoke protection systems are tested for efficiency and functional reliability at regular intervals before and after commissioning.

Our Services for Shut-Off Devices and Ventilation Units

Fire prevention dampers prevent fires from spreading through ventilation systems. Our experts check whether the required smoke and fire shut-off devices are present. We determine whether fire doors, ceilings, and fire prevention dampers are adequate for the intended purpose. And we check installation and carry out functional tests of the shut-off devices.