Consultants, Inc. (PCI) was founded in 1994.
With its roots in industrial fire and explosion protection, the
company grew with a balance between pre-fire design and analysis and
post-fire investigation, reconstruction and litigation support work.
Today PCI boasts experience in everything from laying out sprinkler
systems to determining the cause of an explosion.
Its clients span a wide population of industries and the company
focuses on maintaining one of the highest quality-to-cost ratios in the
pre-fire customer base includes but is not limited to building
and business owners, sprinkler and fire alarm contractors, engineering
firms without licensed fire protection engineers on staff, power
generation facilities, architects, professional organizations, and local fire
departments. The company's
services can be categorized as follows:
· Fire Protection Systems Design
· Code Compliance and Equivalency
· Safety Evaluations
· Education and Training
is licensed in the design and analysis of all types of passive and active
systems. We specialize in automatic
sprinkler systems and automatic fire detection/alarm systems. The
company's services consider the latest nationally recognized and industry
specific codes and standards and the most up to date techniques and
methodologies. We also have a
good working knowledge of the relationships between the various codes.
This is important to understand how and when to apply certain
provisions, what the allowed exceptions are, and what to do when there are
losses involve everything from building destruction to loss of life, and
in many cases litigation inevitably results.
The determination and documentation of cause and origin, flame spread, detection/notification,
sprinkler system operation and effectiveness, and fire department
all very important to determine who (if anyone) is to blame and how the
loss might have been prevented. For
commercial and industrial establishments, the dollar loss is often very high, and thus it
is important for building owners and insurance companies to hire competent
fire investigators and fire protection experts to help protect themselves.
PCI has worked on hundreds of cases since it was
founded in 1994. These range
from residential fires to explosions in commercial facilities.
is often present while the fire is still smoldering, assisting the fire
department and insurance adjusters in determining the origin of and reason
for the fire. Other times the
company is hired at a later to date to provide expert opinions on the
events that transpired.
most cases the analysis involves the determination of system failures
(either passive or active) that led to property loss, business
interruption, or loss of life. Is
the building properly protected? Is
the owner really the one to blame? Is
there a possibility of arson? Are
there any subrogation possibilities? These
are just a few of the common questions that PCI experts can help determine
and can help convince juries using state of the art visual aids.
have spent a great deal of time developing our document management system,
which makes information collection and presentation simple and
professional for even the largest cases. Call for a free demo today.