Howe Engineers: Professional Fire Protection Engineers and Code Consultants


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Howe Engineers is a full service Fire Protection Engineering and Code Consulting firm located in Massachusetts.  With over 100 years of combined experience in the industry, we offer expert consultation and design solutions to a wide range of clients including Architects, Owners, Engineers, and Contractors.  Although we practice all areas of fire protection engineering, our strengths are in the following fields:

Fire Protection Engineering & Design

  • Complete Automatic Sprinkler Design
  • Fire Pump Design
  • Prescriptive Fire Alarm Design
  • Performance Based Fire Alarm Design
  • Engineered Smoke Control System Design
  • Structural Fire Resistance Rating Analysis
  • Performance Based Design
  • Special Hazards Review and Design

Analysis and Consultation

  • Building and Fire Code Analysis
  • Preparation and Presentation of Code Variances and Equivalencies
  • Accessibility (ADA/Disability) Compliance Consultation
  • Existing Building Review and Analysis
  • Life Safety Evaluations
  • Crowd Manager Training
  • Peer Review
  • Third Party Plan Review
  • Expert Witness
  • Special Hazards System Analysis

Cutting Edge Computer Modeling

  • Comprehensive Computer Fire Modeling for Smoke Control
  • Comprehensive Computer Heat Transfer Modeling for Fire Resistance Rating Designs
  • Comprehensive Computer Timed Egress Modeling
  • Performance Based Design
  • Peer Review

Construction Administration, Inspection & Review

  • Complete Construction Administration Services
  • Special Inspections for Smoke Control Systems
  • Construction Project Management for Life Safety Systems
  • Certificate of Occupancy Testing and Expediting
  • Life Safety Systems Commissioning


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