Maintaining smoke control systems in multi-storey residential buildings

Natural vs mechanical: ventilation in power plants.

Using CFD to design effective smoke and ventilation systems in power generation and energy from waste facilities

What is SFG20 and why is it beneficial to maintaining my smoke control / AOV system?

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.

Smoke and fire curtains. What they are, how they work and the UK regulations surrounding them.

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 answered

Fresh, clean indoor air: one of the easiest ways to keep your buildings safe and healthy

Smoke control servicing: what to expect from a Colt smoke control maintenance expert

Smoke control in shopping centres: design approaches and challenges

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

Smoke and fire dampers maintenance. Your legal obligations and how to ensure your systems stay compliant.

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

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

A CASE STUDY ON VENTILATION DESIGN IN WAREHOUSES

How to control diesel engine exhaust emissions in warehouses

Despite the nice friendly names, storms are often anything but. Time to 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

Granger Hertzog’s brief to Colt was to ensure the comfort of the staff all year round

Colt, Compliance and Competence

Specifying, testing and commissioning smoke control systems – your ultimate guide.

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

How to deal with engine exhaust emissions when local exhaust ventilation is not an option

Preparing car parks for the risks of charging electric vehicles

Brise Soleil

Considering the sources of inlet air to ensure effective ventilation in your factory

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.

Staff comfort and productivity when temperatures rise. How to optimise conditions in your building so safety, comfort and quality are at 100%.

Fresher than fresh air! The health benefits of using evaporative cooling to control workplace temperatures

Maintaining smoke control systems in residential tower blocks

Why use smoke control? A simple guide to what smoke control is and how it helps protect tenants, staff and businesses.

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

Evaporative cooling or traditional air con? Which is best for your business in 2019?

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 revision to the SCA Guidance on Smoke Control to Common Escape Routes in Apartment Buildings explained

The recently updated BS 9991 and dual power supplies

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

Webinar on the latest revision to the SCA Guidance on Smoke Control to Common Escape Routes in Apartment Buildings: Q&A

Smoke and fire curtains webinar Q&A

Webinar on the latest revision to the SCA Guidance on Smoke Control to Common Escape Routes in Apartment Buildings

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!

Ventilation solutions for overheated corridors in apartment buildings webinar – 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?

Smoke and environmental ventilation in high-rise buildings: useful design resources

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

How to avoid depressurisation of lobbies when using mechanical shaft systems for smoke control

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 can we avoid the risk of external influences causing a fire curtain to stick?

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

The RRO and fire safety demystified: the responsibilities of the ‘responsible person’ explained

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!

CPD-accredited webinar: Design considerations when integrating smoke and fire curtains into a building

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

General principles of smoke control webinar Q&A

Can car park ventilation schemes be more energy efficient? Yes – and they should be!

Natural ventilation in power generation facilities: roof ventilators or wall louvres for high level extract?

Building Information Modelling: what are you waiting for?

How to design in energy-efficient ventilation systems webinar

Key considerations for smoke shaft systems: 8. Dual purpose systems

Key considerations for smoke shaft systems: 7. Power

Key considerations for smoke shaft systems: 6. Extended travel distances

Key considerations for smoke shaft systems: 5. Noise

Why natural ventilation is best for power generation facilities: The facts and figures

Key considerations for smoke shaft systems: 4. What type of shaft vent?

Innovative solutions to reduce odour by 90% at plant producing biodiesel from food waste

Overheating in corridors: when natural ventilation is not enough, evaporative cooling comes to the rescue

Q&A from 'Protecting Escape routes: Smoke shafts v pressurisation' webinar

Q&A from Dr John H Klote's webinar on design fires for smoke control

Key considerations for smoke shaft systems: 3. On the roof

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

Key considerations for smoke shaft systems: 1. The builder's work shaft

Inverter control for car park ventilation: Good or bad idea?

Q&A from our ventilation solutions for overheating corridors webinar

What to do when you have a condensation problem

Questions and Answers from our smoke and fire curtains webinar

Airtight residential buildings: good for the environment but bad for our health?

How to deal with engine exhaust emissions when local exhaust ventilation is not an option

Why coffee roasting houses need both cooling and ventilation

Questions and answers from our 'Evaporative cooling for data centres' webinar

Questions and answers from Paul Compton's 'Pressurisation systems in residential and commercial buildings' webinar

Economical, environmental, safe: you can have it all in your data centre with evaporative cooling!

Dual ventilation in residential common corridors: an interesting solution

CPD certified webinar - Pressurisation systems in residential and commercial buildings

What is evaporative cooling? Read our White Paper to learn the facts

Evaporative cooling and elephants: debunking common misconceptions

Factory cooling: have you considered the total cost of ownership?