automatic fire vent

automatic fire vent

1. A device installed in the roof of a large single-story building which operates automatically in the event of fire, providing an opening to the outdoors; removes smoke and confines the fire so that it can be fought more effectively.
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The Bilco Company's Lumivent is a domed automatic fire vent that provides natural daylight, energy efficiency, and the protection of automatic fire venting.
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