Fire Protection

As buildings and infrastructure become more intricate, our team of fire protection engineers recognize the importance of deploying comprehensive strategies that protect properties, businesses and above all—lives. In addition to applying codes and standards, our team leverages advancements in science and technology to develop all-encompassing solutions accounting for the structure’s purpose, fire ignition and progression and the repercussions of fire and smoke.

Operating from a nationwide network of offices, Bowman caters to public and private clientele across diverse sectors, including aviation, industrial, power and utilities as well as mission critical enterprises. No matter the facility or market, we are committed to prioritizing life safety.



Code Consulting

  • Codes/Standards Research, Analysis and Evaluation
  • Code Equivalency Development and Documentation
  • Negotiation with Authorities
  • Facility Life Safety/Building Code Survey and Analysis
  • Due Diligence Evaluation


  • Fire Detection, Alarm and Mass Notification Systems
  • Foam Fire Suppression, including AFFF Replacement
  • Water Based Fire Suppression Systems
  • Special Hazard Suppression Systems
  • Smoke Control Systems
  • Performance-Based Design and Peer Review
  • Fire, Smoke, and Egress Modeling
  • Fire Protection Master Planning
  • Fire Flow/Fire Protection Water Supply Testing and Evaluation
  • Building Information Modeling (BIM)
  • Third-Party Review
  • Qualified Fire Protection Engineer (QFPE) Services

Construction Administration

  • Commissioning
  • Construction Administration
  • Functional Performance Testing
  • Smoke Control Special Inspection
  • Water Supply Testing
  • Qualified Fire Protection Engineer (QFPE) Services

Forensic Fire Protection Engineering

  • Identification of Subrogation Potential
  • Fire Protection System Performance Analysis
  • Fire/Smoke Spread Analysis – Computer Fire Modeling
  • Code Evaluation
  • Deposition and Trial Testimony


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