Adapt to changing markets with life safety and fire protection solutions to grow your business

Global commercial real estate continuously requires forward-thinking design approaches to improve asset marketability for tenants and investment returns. Our team has partnered with building owners, property managers and architects for nearly 80 years to help navigate fire and life safety code compliance and mitigate safety concerns from pre-construction to potential retrofit. We help you manage everything from Third Party Review to Commissioning to negotiation with the Authorities Having Jurisdiction.
We provide you with the latest performance-based commercial design solutions and engineering best practices while helping to determine applicable codes and standards. We are at the forefront of international codes and standards, engineering best practices, performance-based consulting, and fire & life safety audit criteria. Our team also specializes in construction and system investigation during the lifecycle of a building and assists in designing a go-forward plan and helps manage the upgrade.

Related Capabilities


Develop an accessible compliant design and manage the risk of future claims. 

AHJ Representation + Plan Review

Review drawings for compliance with applicable codes prior to submission to AHJ.  

Cladding + Façade Evaluation

We evaluate the fire properties of existing building cladding through sampling and testing, to quantify risk.

Fire + Life Safety Building Commissioning

We provide quality control process to verify that your systems will perform as intended.

Catastrophic Response

When disaster strikes, a timely response is critical to saving lives and property. Our experts are available 24/7.

Building Sciences

We evaluate the performance of building and structures.

Pedestrian + Evacuation Modeling

Our pedestrian modeling tools help you assess the occupant movement in new buildings and existing facilities.

Response Planning

Response plans incorporate site-specific actions and consistent best-practice procedures.

Business Continuity

Effective business continuity plans identify critical business processes to limit operational impact.

Fire Science

Providing fire investigation rooted in science.

Litigation Support

When suspicions arise, disputes occur or litigation is threatened or initiated, reliable and admissible information is power.

Due Diligence, Corporate Intelligence + Background Investigations

Uncover critical information in advance of investments, partnership opportunities, dispute negotiations or employment offers.

Cyber + Information Security

Create a line of defense protects your digital information from unauthorized access, disruption, modification or destruction

Residential Physical + Technical Security

Identify critical vulnerabilities in residential physical and technical security and address them to better manage risks

Security Design + Consulting

Manage risk, reduce vulnerabilities and improve resiliency for architectural, engineering and construction projects

Executive Protection + Protective Operations

We help clients develop and manage executive protection programs and protective operations by embracing the best practices,…

Security Assessments

An independent + expert perspective on risks and gaps in security operations and recommendations to address them.

Workplace Violence Prevention Program Development

A comprehensive workplace violence prevention program reduces the possibility of harm while enhancing security and resilience


Through our web-based SMARTPLAN™ software, companies can easily access and effectively integrate emergency response plans.

Biomechanics + Biomedical Engineering

Our team of forensic scientists determine if machinery, instruments or facilities issues caused injury or fatality.

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