Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association

SMACNA’s Revised Fire Smoke Damper Guide Available for Public Review

SMACNA’s newly revised Fire, Smoke, and Radiation Damper Installation Guide for HVAC Systems, 6th edition, is available for public review on the SMACNA website. The deadline to submit comments is May 15, 2019.

Members are invited to review and comment on the guide and its revisions online.

The revised edition includes significant revisions including new breakaway fire damper connections and inspection and testing requirements for new and existing fire, smoke and radiation dampers. A revised chapter for the design professional is included along with a detailed fire, smoke and radiation damper matrix based on the model building codes to assist designers/code officials and contractors on the selection of these dampers.

The guide is available for public review until May 15, 2019.

SMACNA’s technical manuals and standards address all areas of the sheet metal and HVAC industry. They are developed by SMACNA members and set the standards for the construction industry, the code community and government agencies around the world.