FDS returns to Nine Elms

Published:  06 October, 2016

Fire Design Solutions, smoke ventilation, fire safety

Fire Design Solutions (FDS) is to supply, install and commission a number of its smoke ventilation systems for Merano Residences (right in picture) in the redevelopment area of Nine Elms of the south bank of the River Thames. Merano Residences will comprise 40 luxury apartments with two and three bedrooms. The first three floors will also house offices, a cafe and an underground car park. This is FDSís fourth project at Nine Elms.

As part of the projectís fire strategy, FDS will install its mechanical smoke-ventilation system (MSVS), which can rapidly remove smoke to provide a means of escape and clear access routes for the fire service.

FDS will also install a corridor environmental system. Connected to smoke shafts, the system will prevent overheating in common areas and revert to fire safety mode if required.

All the apartments will have FDS sprinkler systems, as required by Approved Document Part B of the Building Regulations for residential developments higher than 30 m.

Natural ventilation is not available for the car park, so FDS will install its car-park ventilation systems. As well as removing smoke, the system responds to carbon-monoxide levels.

For more information on this story, click here: October 2016, 134

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