ACT – Essential Property Services advises that under various state regulations, smoke doors have been nominated as an essential services and used in older type buildings for decades. It is only just recently that the Building Code of Australia (BCA) and AS 1851-2005 ‘Maintenance of fire protection systems and equipment’, (smoke door inspections) have significantly upgraded the provisions relative to installation and the maintenance requirements for smoke doors by a building surveyor in a determination/schedule… (more)

Fire Safety Compliance: Essential Services

Refer to our Essential Services identification table for further information on individual Essential Services and smoke door compliance stemming from building regulations.