Open and airy atriums are a very common and requested design feature when it comes to new construction. These atriums can be very environmentally friendly and offer large amounts of natural light and natural flow. However, securing open atriums with fire and smoke protection standpoint can be tricky. This is especially true when integrating an open stairwell or escalator in addition to a traditional elevator.
The Model 4000 Perimeter Curtain from Smoke Guard is the answer. This vertically deploying fire-rated curtain can create an enclosure around the stairwell or escalator opening without the need for corner posts or columns. The fire-rated pleated curtain sits within a steel housing that is installed in the ceiling. It is available in custom widths and up to a 15 foot drop length.
For added design flexibility, the Model 4000 Perimeter Curtain can be configured inseveral ways; an enclosed, box-like format, or a faceted open-ended configuration with or without side-guide captures.
For more information on this product, give us a call today. The specialists at Smoke Guard can help design a perimeter curtain to fit your needs.