Fire Alarm & Suppression
Expertise in regulatory compliance
aeSolutions provides consultation on requirements to meet regulatory compliance required by OSHA, Life Safety 101, International Building Code, International Fire Code, and NFPA 72. We can provide a turn-key fire protection solution that meets all of these regulatory requirements including everything from detector placement to installation and start-up services.
Review/Develop Fire Detection Philosophy
Fire detection philosophy is the design basis for an effective system.
Identify Chemicals/Combustibles of Concern, Alarm Levels and Technologies
Hazardous Chemicals and Combustibles must be detected at the correct levels.
Collect Ambient Conditions Data
Measure background heat and infrared sources both indoors and outdoors.
Collect Process Safety Information
Fire and Smoke migration is dependent on airflow and physical boundaries.
Identify Hazard Scenarios
High risk points of release related to flammable/ combustible materials needs to be identified.
Collect Relevant Site Information
Initial Detector Placement
Detector placement can be made using experienced judgement.
Fire and smoke detector positions are reviewed against simulated fire scenarios of a certain size.
Assess Safety Availability Performance
Detection equipment is assessed for availability on demand performance.
Planning & Verification
Develop Front-End Specification
Update Design to Achieve Performance Targets
Fire detection system design is updated until all criteria are met.
Issue Fire Detection Safety Requirement Specifications
Specification gives information for detailed engineering to proceed.