Mechanical Smoke Vent Systems

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Group SCS offers a full range of mechanical smoke vent systems for application in all construction sectors. We offer design, engineering, installation, commissioning and maintainance services of all the systems in our range through our Specialist Contracting Division. Additionally, our unique range of standardised smoke control solutions for common applications is available through our Approved Installer Network.
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Our online Submissions Tool guides users through the process of sending us their project information to obtain guidance on the selection and specification of our fully compliant smoke control systems.

Mechanical Smoke Shafts

Group SCS is an expert provider of Mechanical Smoke Shafts for protecting the means of escape in residential buildings and for firefighting access in commercial, retail, and public buildings. All system types are available to suit individual building requirements including push-pull, variable pressure, and “floppy door” systems. Additionally, environmental ventilation including cooling is an optional feature for all systems.

All products are fully compliant with all relevant standards including:

  • Fans: BS EN 12101-3
  • Lobby Ventilators: BS EN 12101-8
  • Stairwell ventilators: BS EN 12101-2
  • Control panels: BS EN 12101-10
  • Ductwork: BS EN 12101-7


Packaged Mechanical Smoke Vent System

UniForce is a standardised, pre-engineered mechanical smoke shaft system that will fit most high-rise residential buildings without the need for project-specific design or CFD modelling.

Pressurisation systems

Group SCS offers the design and installation of systems compliant to BS EN 12101-6 for all building classifications through our Specialist Contracting division.

What’s included in our Pressurisation Systems:

  • Supply fan sets assembled and tested off-site complete with onboard controls
  • Air release ventilation, including extract shafts, mechanical air release, automatic opening ventilators
  • Pressure relief ventilators
  • Comprehensive control system utilising open protocol software

See how we implemented a Pressurisation System in Cardiff’s Holland House:

Mechanical SHEV Systems

We deliver bespoke smoke control solutions for complex projects that require a unique approach on a case-by-case basis through our Specialist Contracting Division. These individually designed and manufactured mechanical smoke and heat evacuation systems suit a wide range of applications including retail centres, transport hubs, and commercial buildings.

See examples of our work on Westfield Shopping Centre and Birmingham New Street Station below.

Expert Smoke Control Advice for Your Projects

Our Specialist Contracting Division can design, engineer, install, commission, and maintain all of the systems in our range. Follow the link below to submit the details and drawings of your project and our smoke control experts will get back to you with detailed advice.

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