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15+ Years of Advanced, Engineered Flood Protection for Residential and Commercial Applications


Flood Vents protect houses and buildings in floodplains by preventing hydrostatic pressure buildup that can destroy walls and foundations. This mitigation technique is referred to as Wet Floodproofing.

Smart Vent Products, Inc. is the worldwide leading manufacturer of foundation flood venting systems and takes pride in having a FEMA-Accepted and ICC-ES Certified flood vent product line. Architects, Builders, Code Officials, Engineers, Homeowners, Insurance Agents, Realtors, and Surveyors are all turning to Smart Vent Foundation Flood Vents to protect homes from the devastation and destruction that floods can cause. Smart Vent is providing over 80 million sq. ft. of certified flood protection around the world today.

SMART VENT Flood Vents are Engineered Openings and are certified to meet all Building Codes, FEMA Regulations, and NFIP Flood Insurance Requirements. Founded in 2001, all products are made in the United States out of Marine Grade 316 Stainless Steel. We are fully committed to ideals of responsible corporate citizenship, and making efforts to educate consumers, design professionals, and government officials on floodplain management techniques.

SMART VENT offers a full line of models to fit any application, residential or commercial. Models range from the Dual Function SMART VENT Series, offering flood protection and natural air ventilation, to the Insulated FLOOD VENT Series. Besides CMU Block/Foundation Models we offer Wood Wall Models (ideal for garage walls), Overhead Garage Door Models, and Pour-in-Place Buck Models for Poured Foundation Walls. A full line of accessories are available including Trim & Sleeve Kits, Fire Dampers, Rain Shields, and Powder Coat Paint Options.

Along with different models, SMART VENT offers a wide range of sizes & configurations to accommodate different building elements and square footage. Sizes range from 16-in. x 8-in. and 14 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in., both certified to cover 200 sq. ft. per vent of flood protection, 16-in. x 16-in. certified to cover 400 sq. ft. per vent, 32-in. x 16-in. certified to cover 800 sq. ft. per configuration, and custom multi-frames for large commercial projects covering up to 3,000 sq. ft. per multi-frame.

The SMART VENT technical support group consists of Certified Floodplain Managers, Engineers, and a full team of Technical Field Representatives, all who are eager to assist you with your floodplain project. Call us at (877) 441-8368 or email info@smartvent.com.

You may know us just for our flood venting solutions but did you know that we have a Flood Loss Prevention Team of Certified Floodplain Managers dedicated to reviewing Elevation Certificates to determine non-compliance and what measures can be taken to retrofit the building into compliance?

We also work with Authorized Insurance Agents, Surveyors, and Installers to connect all the dots to ease the process of reducing your NFIP Flood Premium and minimizing your flood loss.

Is your home in a flood zone? Contact us for a Flood Zone Determination and Insurance Quote.

Upload your Elevation Certificate at www.yourfloodrisk.com for an evaluation by one of our Certified Floodplain Managers using the Flood Risk Evaluator™ (FRE). We determine which mitigation solutions are best suited for your situation and an Authorized Installer will provide you with an estimate.


Product

Dual Function Smart Vent

Dual Function Smart Vent - 1540-510

This Dual-Function SMART VENT foundation model provides flood protection along with natural air ventilation. Louvers inside the vent door pivot open and closed with temperature. Fully open around 75 degrees F, and fully closed around 35 degrees F.

This model is certified for 200 sq. ft. of flood protection per vent and is 16-in. x 8-in. (standard CMU or block size) constructed of marine grade 316 stainless steel, and is 3-in. in depth. Powder coat paint options are available.

SMART VENT Stacker

SMART VENT Stacker - 1540-511

This Dual-Function Stacker SMART VENT foundation model provides flood protection along with natural air ventilation. Louvers inside the vent door pivot open and closed with temperature. Fully open around 75 degrees F, and fully closed around 35 degrees F.

This model is certified for 400 sq. ft. of flood protection per vent and is 16-in. x 16-in. constructed of marine grade 316 stainless steel, and is 3-in. in depth. Powder coat paint options are available.

SMART VENT Multi-frame

SMART VENT Multi-frame - 1540-150202E (1540-0039)

This Dual-Function Multi-frame SMART VENT foundation model provides flood protection along with natural air ventilation. Louvers inside the vent door pivot open and closed with temperature. Fully open around 75 degrees F, and fully closed around 35 degrees F.

This model is certified for 800 sq. ft. of flood protection per vent and is 32.5-in. x 16-in. constructed of marine grade 316 stainless steel, and is 3-in. in depth. Powder coat paint options are available.


Dual Function Smart Vent

Insulated Flood Vents - 1540-520

This Insulated FLOOD VENT foundation model seals out cool or warm air with a solid door and weather stripping. The 2-in. insulated core inside the vent door has an 8.34 R-value.

This model is certified for 200 sq. ft. of flood protection per vent and is 16-in. x 8-in. (standard CMU or block size) constructed of marine grade 316 stainless steel, and is 3-in. in depth. Powder coat paint options are available.

SMART VENT Stacker

FLOOD VENT Stacker - 1540-521

This Insulated Stacker FLOOD VENT foundation model seals out cool or warm air with a solid door and weather stripping. The 2-in. insulated core inside the vent door has an 8.34 R-value.

This model is certified for 400 sq. ft. of flood protection per vent and is 16-in. x 16-in. constructed of marine grade 316 stainless steel, and is 3-in. in depth. Powder coat paint options are available.

SMART VENT Multi-frame

FLOOD VENT Multi-frame - 1540-150202E (1540-0239)

This Insulated Multi-frame FLOOD VENT foundation model seals out cool or warm air with a solid door and weather stripping. The 2-in. insulated core inside the vent door has an 8.34 R-value.

This model is certified for 800 sq. ft. of flood protection per vent and is 32.5-in. x 16-in. constructed of marine grade 316 stainless steel, and is 3-in. in depth. Powder coat paint options are available.


Wood Wall Model

Wood Wall Model - 1540-570

This Insulated WOOD WALL FLOOD VENT model seals out cool or warm air with a solid door and weather stripping. The 2-in. insulated core inside the vent door has an 8.34 R-value.

This model is certified for 200 sq. ft. of flood protection per vent and is 14.5-in. x 8.5-in. It is designed to fit between wood studs on 16-in. centers. Available in Insulated-style only. This model is constructed of marine grade 316 stainless steel and is 3-in. in depth. Powder coat paint options are available.

Overhead Garage Door Model

Overhead Garage Door Model - 1540-524

This Insulated OVERHEAD GARAGE DOOR model seals out cool or warm air with a solid door and weather stripping. The 2-in. insulated core inside the vent door has an 8.34 R-value.

This model is certified for 200 sq. ft. of flood protection per vent and is 16-in. x 8-in. making it ideal to retrofit into an existing garage door. This model installs with supplied back plate and bolts, constructed of marine grade 316 stainless steel, and is 3-in. in depth. Comes standard in white powder-coated stainless steel.


SmartVent Custom

SmartVent Custom

SmartVent Custom Screened

SmartVent Custom Screened

Multi-Frames (for commercial applications)

SMART VENT has a team of engineers and Certified Floodplain Managers on hand to help you with your next commercial project. We have the capabilities of designing and manufacturing custom frames to accommodate our 16-in. x 8-in. & 14 1/2-in. x 8 1/2-in. flood vent doors. These custom frames allow you to get the required flood protection for the project square footage with fewer openings. These frames and flood doors are available in powder coat colors: white, wheat, gray and black. We offer full CAD capabilities that allow you to implement the custom frame design easily into your project drawings. We will assist in proper vent placement and help with all phases of the project to assure the flood vent system is installed correctly and is to your specifications. To start the custom frame design process, please contact our technical support team at (877) 441-8368.

White Powder Coat Paint

White Powder Coat Paint

Beige Powder Coat Paint

Beige Powder Coat Paint

Gray Powder Coat Paint

Gray Powder Coat Paint

Black Powder Coat Paint

Black Powder Coat Paint


 
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