Volume 1: Fire dampers (European standards) E (integrity) and ES (integrity and leakage) classified. As used in ventilation systems to maintain fire compartments and/or to protect means of escape from buildings. Guidance on EN fire testing, classification, application and installation. Volume 1: EN fire dampers. (Grey book). 2nd edition
Provides practical advice so that fire damper manufacturers, system designers and installers are able to consider the appropriate issues and, at the design stage, to make the necessary decisions to ensure that dampers will function as intended by current regulations.
Also known as Fire and smoke resisting dampers (Grey book). Volume 1 is intended to provide guidance for fire and smoke protection for means of escape routes and for maintaining the fire compartment. Volume 2 will focus on the use of smoke control damper systems in combination with ductwork. Updated October 2011.
Association for Specialist Fire Protection
Formed in 1975, the Association for Specialist Fire Protection currently represents the major U.K. based specialist manufacturers and installers of structural passive fire protection systems. They produce technical information to ensure built in fire protection in buildings.
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