Smoke control is typically accomplished by either containing smoke to the zone of origin or managing the smoke with a defined space, typically a large volume. As defined in NFPA 92: Standard for Smoke Control Systems, the specific design objectives for a smoke control system will include one or more of the following:
- Containing the smoke to the zone of fire origin.
- Maintaining a tenable environment within exits
- Maintaining the smoke layer interface to a predetermined elevation.
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