Fire Protection Engineering Services

In high-rise New York buildings, fire can do a lot of damage - fast. Our systems call the fire department at first sign of smoke to help keep you and your building safe.

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Detects More Than Just Smoke

Our systems are equipped to detect heat, smoke, and carbon monoxide, ensuring you'll aways be aware of a problem in your building.

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Our rapid design process is flexible and agile, and allows us to have turnaround times 50% faster than anyone else in the industry.

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Fire Protection Engineering Services

New York Engineers (NY Engineers) provides engineering design and management services for major projects in New York, New Jersey and Chicago and other parts of the US, as well as internationally for commercial, industrial, residential and retail. These engineering services include fire protection engineering services, sprinkler engineering services, electrical engineering services, mechanical engineering services, plumbing engineering services, value engineering, energy modeling, building commissioning, CAD to Revit modeling and BIM services, construction administration, utility filings and engineering reports.

Fire Protection Engineering - an integral part of New York Engineer’s MEP specialism.

NY Engineers is established in the field of fire protection engineering. When you hire us, you hire an established engineering firm with years of experience in fire protection engineering working with the best people, technology and processes in the industry and wider MEP expertise.

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Our fire protection engineering services

As an organisation we have provided fire protection engineering services during the last decade, mostly in New York, but also in other parts of the US, such as New Jersey and Chicago as well as internationally, including for major manufacturing, commercial, residential, hotels, education, healthcare, government and non-profit projects and environmentally certified assets. NY Engineer’s team has provided a specialist fire protection engineering design and management service during the last two decades.

Meeting a range of needs

NY Engineers’ team of qualified fire protection engineers is experienced in providing a range of fire protection engineering services for multiple types of fire protection engineering design project to match a variety of service needs based on the specific sector that you need assistance with. It works closely with the qualified MEP engineering teams as well as our other engineering service teams.

Our fire protection engineering services are often required to help achieve international, national or state safety compliance, information management, environmental management or quality certification (such as ISO19650, 1SO14001, 1SO9001, US Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED certification, New York Government Department of Buildings and US Landlord approvals). They are also often needed as part of MEP or construction services cost bidding, upholding quality MEP or construction workmanship, and/or enabling a smooth MEP or construction process.

Our experienced and qualified team of fire protection engineering project designers, technicians and managers can utilize the latest technology and processes, to design, manage and deliver 2D and 3D drawings and comprehensive graphical and non-graphical design and information, including BIM for your electrical engineering project, as required at any point during the project lifecycle, from inception through to completion, commissioning and beyond.

The 4 steps of the NY Engineers fire protection engineering service are:

  1. Project planning (consultation and quotation)
  2. Fire protection engineering (including CAD drafting, CAD conversion, CAD to BIM conversion, and as required)
  3. Project reviews (design change management / quality control)
  4. Project delivery (multiple formats available)
Fire protection engineering design

At New York Engineers we offer a quality fire protection engineering design service for all stages of a construction or building services project that provide heat, smoke and carbon monoxide detection, Design and specification efficiency and allow automated emergency calls to fire departments.

Our fire protection engineering designs include floor plans, diagrams, schedules, equipment, specifications and construction details relating to fire protection equipment, related fittings and accessories. These are all reviewed, signed and sealed by a licensed professional fire protection design engineer.

Temporal 3 Fire Alarm System service

Temporal 3 Fire Alarm Systems are needed following the enactment of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 72 for the internationally standardized evacuation signal, now popularly known as the temporal 3 (T3) pattern.

New York Engineers expert fire protection engineers can design and specify temporal 3 fire alarm systems according to the standards set in the right locations and modify existing systems to comply with building codes and NFPA 72 requirements.

We provide a useful temporal 3 fire alarm system design and specification service that helps reduce the likelihood that occupants will fall victim to fire damage due to lack of response.

Coded Fire Alarm System service

Coded fire alarm systems have audible and/or visual alarm signals with distinctive pulsing or coding to alert occupants to a fire condition and to the location or type of device that originates an alarm.

New York Engineers team of fire protection engineers can design and specify coded fire alarm systems according to the standards set in the right locations and modify existing systems to comply with NFPA 72 requirements and building codes.

We provide a complete coded fire alarm system design and specification service that helps reduce the likelihood that occupants will become victims of fire damage through lack of response.

Addressable fire alarm system service

Introduced by many manufacturers in the mid-1980s, addressable fire alarm systems, allow you to pinpoint exactly which device has been activated. They are useful in premises with large areas. In them, fire detectors and devices are connected to a central control panel that can determine exactly which detector or call point has initiated the alarm.

New York Engineers fire protection engineer team can design and specify addressable fire alarm systems for the correct locations according to current standards and NFPA 72 requirements.

We provide a timely addressable fire alarm system design, specification and inspection

service with addressable alarm panels to monitor the air flow through smoke detectors to prevent the occurrence of false alarms.  

Full voice alarm system service

Full voice fire alarm systems are voice-enabled fire alarm and emergency communication systems and installed to alert occupants about fire emergencies. NFPA 72 is the code governing the use of voice alarm communications.

New York Engineers can design and specify intelligible full voice fire alarm systems according to current standards and NFPA 72 code.

We provide an accurate full voice fire alarm system design, specification and inspection service to assist in the relocation from areas of high to low risk during a fire emergency.

Carbon monoxide detector service

Carbon monoxide detectors are used to detect the presence of deadly carbon monoxide and can be

Carbon monoxide can be a major hazard where people use engines, furnaces, forges, or any other equipment that use oxygen to produce energy through combustion.

New York Engineers can design and specify carbon monoxide detectors according to current standards and NFPA 72 code.

We provide a rigorous carbon monoxide design, specification and inspection service to assist in preventing fatalities caused by carbon monoxide poisoning.

Heat sensor service

Heat Sensors are designed to detect fires, which are especially high in flames and emit little smoke at the start and may be hard wired or battery operated, electronic or mechanical, fixed-temperature and/or rate-of-rise types.

New York Engineers team of expert fire protection engineers can design and specify heat sensors according to current standards and NFPA 72 code.

We provide a complete heat sensor design, specification and inspection service to reduce the likelihood of fatality from a fire.

Fire alarm control panel service

A fire alarm control panel (fire alarm control unit or fire alarm panel) is a controlling component of a fire alarm system. Each panel receives information from devices designed to detect and report fires, monitors their operational integrity and provides automatic equipment control, and information transmission necessary to prepare the facility for a fire based on a predetermined sequence.

New York Engineers fire protection engineering team can design and specify fire alarm control panels according to current standards and the NFPA 72 code.

We provide a comprehensive fire alarm control panel design, specification and inspection service to contribute to enhanced life safety.

Combination fire smoke damper service

Fire dampers are used to maintain the required ratings of fire rated barriers (walls, partitions, floors) penetrated by ductwork. They close upon high duct temperature and smoke detection and can ship with override controls to pressurize individual spaces.  

New York Engineers fire protection engineering team designs, specifies and inspects combination fire smoke dampers to meet current standards and the NFPA 72 code.

We provide a combination fire smoke damper design, specification and inspection service that allows them to meet code.

Duct smoke detector service

Duct smoke detectors provide early detection of smoke and combustion products present in air moving through HVAC ducts. These are designed for prevention of smoke recirculation in air handling system areas. Fans, blowers and complete systems may be shut down in the event of smoke detection.

New York Engineers fire protection engineers can design, specify and inspect combination fire smoke dampers to meet current standards and NFPA 72 code.

We provide a combination fire smoke damper design, specification and inspection service that enables them to meet code.

Fire alarm strobe service

Fire alarm strobes are not only useful for way lighting the way but are used for those who are handicapped of hearing to alert them of danger, where fire alarms are unable to. Pulsing light can wake up them from sleep.

New York Engineers fire protection engineering team can design, specify and inspect combination strobes to meet current standards and NFPA 72 code.

We provide a fire alarm strobe design, specification and inspection service that enables them to meet code.

Fire protection engineering management

New York Engineers provides fire protection engineering management services to combine solve electrical engineering problems and the organizational, administrative, and planning abilities of management to oversee the operational performance of complex engineering driven enterprises.

We often provide fire protection engineering management services for HVAC projects.

Our fire protection engineering management services are overseen by licenced electrical engineers.

For more information on our fire protection engineering service related to contract administration, see: contract administration service.

For more information on our fire protection engineering service related to utility filings, see: utility filing service.

ADA compliance is required for fire alarms in three ways: as signaling for the hearing impaired, as signaling for the blind, and for access to manual fire alarm boxes for those physically challenged.

New York Engineers licensed fire protection engineers can carry out the necessary documentation for ADA compliance.

We provide an ADA fire alarm compliance service that assists in protecting the hearing impaired, blind and physically challenged from the adverse effects of fire. 

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Engineering reports

For more information on our fire protection engineering service related to engineering reports, see: engineering report service.

Value engineering

For more information on our fire protection engineering service related to value engineering, see: value engineering service.

Building commissioning

For more information on our fire protection engineering service related to building commissioning (and building condition assessments), see: building commissioning service.

 

Our fire protection engineering service benefits

Through our efficient team, updated technology and efficient processes, we provide you with high quality, cost effective fire protection engineering services with the following benefits:

  • Heat, smoke and carbon monoxide detection
  • Design and specification efficiency
  • Automated emergency call to fire department
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Find out more about our fire protection engineering projects

Learn more about our fire protection engineering projects in major manufacturing, commercial (office, restaurant and retail), hotels, healthcare, education, government, non-profit, residential and/or retail sectors)

Through offering our fire protection engineering service offering across all sectors we strive to ensure your fire protection detects more then just smoke (heat and carbon monoxide), is efficient and call the fire department directly in an emergency situations.

Contact us today to meet your needs.

Reach out to us at New York Engineers for a free consultation to discuss your fire protection engineering service or other MEP service needs today: +1 212-575-5300

We assure you of a professional, high quality, cost-effective fire protection engineering service for the duration of our appointment.

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