Enhancing Safety in modern buildings: exploring the fundamentals of smoke extraction systems.

The hidden dangers of ignoring smoke control system repairs

An architect’s guide to compliant smoke control design for high-rise residential buildings.

Smoke shaft or pressurization system? Which is best for protecting escape routes in buildings?

Smoke Control Dampers: Your Colt Guide.

Smoke control and fire damper maintenance

Your Maintenance Responsibilities are Changing. Find out How.

How to size smoke vents for residential apartment blocks.

Why regular brise soleil maintenance is so important.

The Colt guide to AOV maintenance.

Seven good practices for effective pressurization systems.

The Colt Service Training Centre: taking smoke control maintenance seriously.

How smoke control systems help firefighters keep people safe

EN 12101-2 and the importance of responsible smoke ventilation repairs.

Your Smoke Control FAQs Answered: Part 2

Your Smoke Control FAQs Answered: Part 1

Fire safety in car parks with electric charging points.

Your Smoke Control System Maintenance Responsibilities: The Colt Checklist.

Smoke Control Design Principles for Warehouses and Single-Storey Buildings

Effectively Maintaining Smoke Control Systems in Shopping Centres.

Fire curtain maintenance

Common potential issues and pitfalls with smoke shaft systems.

Common maintenance issues that can cause a smoke control system to fail.

Amendments to the Building Safety Bill.

Smoke shafts and pressurisation systems: legislation.

Covid-19 and the maintenance of life-safety systems such as smoke control.

Smoke shaft or pressurization system? Which is best for protecting escape routes in buildings?

The building safety bill and smoke control maintenance.

Using crossflow ventilation to create a successful fume extract solution

What are AOVs?

Fire safety: the responsibilities of the responsible person.

Why maintaining your smoke vents properly is so important.

Using CFD to provide the right ventilation solutions in power generation.

Preventing overheating in multi-storey residential buildings.

Maintaining smoke control systems in multi-storey residential buildings

Natural vs mechanical: ventilation in power plants.

Using CFD to design smoke ventilation in power generation.

Using SFG20 to maintain smoke control systems.

Combining fume extract, smoke clearance and day-to-day ventilation

The anatomy of a smoke control system

Why brise soleil maintenance is so important

Car Park ventilation: dealing with overheating in underground car parks.

What smoke and fire curtains are and how they work.

Industrial fume extract solutions from Colt

Specifying, commissioning and testing smoke ventilation systems.

Maintaining smoke control systems in car parks.

Effectively ventilating and cooling manufacturing facilities

Smoke Control in buildings with atria

Your smoke control maintenance FAQs: the 2023 update

The easiest way to create a healthy workplace environment.

Smoke control system servicing from Colt.

Smoke control in shopping centres: design approaches and challenges

Smoke control requirements in educational buildings: what you need to know.

Ventilation Design for Wastewater Treatment Plants

Designing effective smoke ventilation into car parks

Is evaporative cooling better than air conditioning for your business?

Industrial ventilation solutions for environments with high heat outputs

The importance of robust smoke control maintenance

How do UK fire safety design regulations compare to those of countries in the EU?


How to control diesel engine exhaust emissions in warehouses

Storm season approaching? Check your Brise Soleil.

How your building can help in the fight against COVID-19

How good ventilation can help to combat COVID-19 in buildings

What do Fire Curtain Certificates EN 16034 and EN 13241 mean?

What the Draft Building Safety Bill Will Mean for Service and Maintenance of High-risk Buildings

Pressurisation to productivity: clearing the smoke in F1 wind tunnels

Corridor ventilation: smoke and temperature control

Technical Review of Approved Document B (Fire Safety)

NO₂ vs CO – what you need to know?

Fire curtains: What you need to know

The complementary duo: Enhancing AHU’s with a natural ventilation solution

Smoke ventilation servicing: what to expect during a visit

The impact of door size on smoke control design

Colt’s Ventilation Solutions Resolves Factory’s Excess Heat build-up

Smoke ventilation system maintenance: what you need to know

7 reasons why you shouldn't use HVAC control systems for smoke ventilation

Parasitic loads: powering ahead with natural ventilation

Digital printing: printing to perfection

BCO lecture on smoke control in high-rise residential buildings.

Why air quality really matters

CIBSE Patrons appoints Colt’s MD Nick Buckingham to its Steering Committee.

IMechE lecture on clarifying the importance of Smoke Control

Technical Review of Approved Document B (Fire Safety)

Covid 19 - Testing and Maintenance of Life Safety Systems

Putting the onus on owners

The path to the future

Colt Case Study - Camplings Linen

No time to relax our vigilance

Choose Colt to create comfortable working conditions.

Colt, Compliance and Competence

Your guide to specifying and commissioning smoke control systems.

Smoke inhalation is the most important cause of fire related mortality and morbidity

How to effectively ventilate engine exhasut emissions.

Preparing car parks for the risks of charging electric vehicles

Brise Soleil

Sources of inlet air for factory ventilation

Smoke control system design and installation. Common mistakes and why it is vital to avoid them.

The accountable person – why smoke control maintenance is vital

Dealing with humidity in factories: ventilate or heat?

Regulations are changing for the better – you need to understand them.

Smoke is different to fire. Why you need a specialist maintenance provider.

Are fire alarm control systems any good for smoke ventilation?

Is evaporative cooling safe?

Smart thinking on smoke control - why planning ahead is vital.

Looking after smoke control in car parks.

The benefits of using evaporative cooling in bakeries.

What are the benefits of setting up a service contract with Colt?

How does fire design in the UK compare to other European countries – performance versus prescription?

Reduce your energy bills this summer with a hybrid ventilation system.

Government advice for owners of buildings with smoke control systems.

How to optimise staff comfort and productivity.

The health benefits of using evaporative cooling.

Maintaining smoke control systems in residential tower blocks

Why use smoke control? A simple guide from Colt.

The Ocado warehouse fire, Andover.  Short term benefit outweighs long term resilience?

What is the best cooling solution for your business?

The benefits of natural light and how to achieve it in your factory

When is a U value real?

5 reasons why you shouldn't use HVAC control systems for smoke ventilation

How to reduce energy use in your factory this winter

Open or Closed Protocol in Fire Systems: which is best?

7 key features of a smoke ventilation control system

Fire and smoke curtain webinar Q&A

Choosing control systems and power supplies for smoke and fire curtains

Summer's here - are your staff ready?

When is natural ventilation the right solution for power plants?

Do we need hot boxes in smoke control?

9 tips for smoke and fire curtain installations

Fire safety through compartmentation with smoke and fire curtains

Controlling temperatures in food production

What type of vent do you need for a smoke shaft system?

Designing a smoke control system to achieve extended travel distances

Key considerations for smoke shaft systems: 2. Natural or mechanical?

How to improve productivity when the temperature rises

How to select the correct air filters for your HVAC system

Car Park Ventilation: How much attenuation should a design include?

When is smoke control needed in a car park?

Feeling the heat? Upgrade your existing ventilation system!

Consider the ancillaries when specifying weather louvres

Why are actuated windows a bad idea for smoke control systems?

Q&A from 'ventilation solutions for overheated corridors' webinar

How to avoid overheating in common corridors of residential buildings

How to select modulating controls when specifying glass louvred ventilators

Q&A from 'the fundamentals of evaporative cooling' webinar

The top three considerations when specifying glass louvred ventilators

Specifying the right cabling for your smoke control system can save lives

Are you missing out on the savings that come with evaporative cooling?

Q&A from 'smoke control versus pressurisation' webinar

What are the options for smoke control when changing the use of a building?

Have testing regimes in standards got out of touch with reality?

Q&A from 'The general principles of smoke control' webinar

"Can I trust you?" A brief guide to supplier credit ratings

The latest SCA guidance on smoke control in apartment buildings.

The recently updated BS 9991 and dual power supplies

Design considerations for ventilation and smoke control systems when refurbishing a commercial or industrial building

SCA Guidance on Smoke Control to Common Escape Routes.

Smoke and fire curtains webinar Q&A

Webinar: SCA Guidance on Smoke Control to Common Escape Routes.

Designing for gaps in smoke curtains

Detailing of side guides and bottom bars for smoke and fire curtains

Does your business comply with ESOS? Don’t leave it too late!

Solutions for overheated corridors in apartment buildings: Q&A.

EcoDesign: will new regulations prevent jet fans from being used in car park ventilation schemes altogether?

A solution to overheating in common corridors of high rise buildings

BMS and smoke ventilation systems: what the control system must deliver

BMS and smoke ventilation systems: reducing complexity in smoke ventilation systems controls

BMS and smoke ventilation systems: what are controls protocols?

How to make the right cable selection for smoke control

Building Information Modelling: are you ready for 2016?

Useful design resources for smoke ventilation in high rise buildings.

Smoke and environmental ventilation: Q&A.

Smoke control: how to avoid depressurisation of lobbies.

Ventilation of atria - naturally!

Car park ventilation webinar Q&A

Car park ventilation CPD-accredited webinar

How to make car park ventilation schemes more energy-efficient

All the resources you need to correctly specify weather louvres

The general principles of smoke control webinar Q&A

How to reduce the risk of a fire curtain sticking.

High air quality and hygiene with low energy consumption in the food industry? It can be done with ionisation!

Protecting escape routes: Smoke shafts v pressurisation webinar Q&A

A cooling system that generates energy: Yes it's possible!

Seven good practices for pressurisation systems

Commissioning and maintaining smoke control systems webinar Q&A

Choosing a cooling solution for a factory: Total Cost of Ownership

RRO: the responsibilities of the "responsible person".

Smoke and fire curtains webinar Q&A

Are you sure your natural ventilator really is energy efficient?

Smoke and fire curtain control system power supplies: keep it simple!

Specifying Fire Curtains: over-complicate things at your peril!

Colt webinar: smoke and fire curtains

Sprinklers in residential buildings: don’t compromise on smoke ventilation!

Smoke and environmental ventilation of multi-storey buildings webinar Q&A

Smoke and natural ventilation systems: why one sub-contractor is best

Everything you ever wanted to know about designing smoke shaft systems

What’s stopping you using evaporative cooling?

Car park ventilation webinar Q&A

Building Information Modelling: what are the issues?

Car park ventilation CPD webinar