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Smoke control systems shall be tested by a special inspector.
[F] 1705.17.1 Testing Scope
The test scope shall be as follows:
  1. During erection of ductwork and prior to concealment for the purposes of leakage testing and recording of device location.
  2. Prior to occupancy and after sufficient completion for the purposes of pressure difference testing, flow measurements and detection and control verification.
[F] 1705.17.2 Qualifications
Special inspection agencies for smoke control shall have expertise in fire protection engineering, mechanical engineering and certification as air balancers.

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