Fire Detection & Fire Suppression Expert Witness

IEI fire sprinkler consultants investigate alleged defects related to fire detection and suppression systems

Ivey Engineering’s fire detection and fire suppression expert witnesses have experience with all types of fire protection and fire sprinkler systems. These include wet, dry, deluge, clean agents (Halon, FM-200, Inergen,  carbon dioxide), electric and diesel fire pumping systems.

The company’s experts investigate damages caused by sprinkler systems. Such damages include pipe leaks, freezes, flooding, equipment leaks and leaks from underground piping.

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We Investigate Myriad of Issues

IEI investigates fire detection and fire suppression systems and components, such as sprinklers, pumps, day tanks, storage tanks, valves and alarm systems. In addition, our consultants inspect defects in pipes, valves, plastic pipe and fittings, pumps, dezincification and other corrosion problems.

Fire Sprinkler Related Construction Defects

IEI investigates alleged construction defects relating to fire sprinkler systems for plaintiffs and defendants. These defects include pipe installation, pipe welding, water pressure problems, materials, leaks, damage, coverage, corrosion, hazards and supports.

We Analyze Damage From Systems

Our fire detection and fire suppression expert witnesses have experience with all types of materials, including cast iron, ductile iron, malleable iron, CPVC, copper water tube, brass, and galvanized steel. We are experienced with all of the various connections including wet, dry, Halon, brazed, soldered, butt weld, socket welded, mechanical joint, threaded, screwed and grooved (Victaulic and Grulok).

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We Know Codes & Standards

IEI investigates health and safety issues, such as mold, explosions, fires, construction safety, construction injuries and product safety.

The firm is experienced in the application of all major model building codes and standards such as the:

  • Uniform Building Code (UBC)
  • Uniform Fire Code
  • International Building Code (IBC)
  • International Fire Code
  • NFPA Standard 13, 13D, 13R, 14, 20, 24, 25, 72 and 101
  • National Fire Code (Canada)
  • CSA Standards (Canada)

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