AUST – Essential Property Services advises that the Building Code of Australia allows the use of heat vents in buildings to expel heat in the event of a fire evacuation. The use of heat vents provides extra time at floor level for occupants to evacuate the buildings. The location of heat vents is determined by engineers, and approved by the building surveyor/building certifier, who will nominate the heat vents in the building’s essential safety measures determination/schedule… (more)

Fire Safety Compliance: Essential Safety Measures

Refer to our Essential Safety Measures Identification table for further information on individual Essential Safety Measures including AS 1851 requirements for as built drawings.

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