Gives guidance on functional recommendations and calculation methods for smoke and heat control systems for covered parking areas for cars and light commercial vehicles. Covering open-sided and enclosed car parks as well as systems intended to protect means of escape for occupants of the car park or the building housing the car park, systems intended to assist active fire-fighting operations and systems intended to provide smoke clearance following suppression of a fire.
Supersedes BS 7346-7:2006. First published October 2006. Second (present) edition, August 2013. Came into effect 31 August 2013. As a full revision of the standard, the following principal changes have been introduced: car parks with stacker systems and reference to guidance on the ventilation of loading bays and coach parks.
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