Design and supervision of firefighting systems encompass various aspects related to fire safety and prevention in buildings and facilities.

Allied Consultants expertise is crucial in ensuring that structures are adequately protected against fire hazards and that appropriate measures are in place to mitigate the risks.

Here are some common elements that fall within Allied scope in this field: 

Fire Risk Assessment:

Allied will conduct a comprehensive assessment of the building or facility to identify potential fire hazards. This includes evaluating the layout, occupancy, construction materials, electrical systems, flammable substances, and other factors that may contribute to fire incidents.

Fire Protection System Design:

Based on the risk assessment, Allied will develop a fire protection system design. This includes determining the appropriate placement and types of fire detection systems, fire alarm systems and fire suppression systems (such as sprinklers or gas suppression systems.

Code Compliance:

Allied consultants are knowledgeable about local and international fire codes, regulations, and standards. They ensure that the proposed fire protection system design meets all applicable requirements and guidelines set forth by regulatory authorities.

Specification Development:

Allied consultants will develop detailed specifications for firefighting materials, equipment, and installation methods based on CSI format. This helps ensure consistency and quality in the selection and installation processes.

Bill of Quantity and Cost Estimation:

Allied will provide detailed bill of quantity for firefighting systems, and upon request, may provide cost estimates for equipment and installation. They can help clients make informed decisions based on budget constraints and long-term cost savings.

Project Management:

Depending on the project, Allied consultant may provide project management services, coordinating with contractors, architects, engineers, and other stakeholders involved in the firefighting system installation.

During the installation:

Allied consultants offer ongoing support and supervision services on the firefighting works to ensure that applicable standards and the installation quality are on the right track. This includes, but not limited to: follow up on all findings (NCR’s, RFI’s …etc.) issued on the project to, or by the contractor under the contract, review and approve materials and shop drawings, provide a Monthly Quality Report meeting the Owner’s requirement, complete any QA/QC Questionnaires or Reports required by the Owner, review the payment issued by the Contractor…etc.

Commissioning and Testing:

After installation, Allied may assist in witness the commissioning of the firefighting systems, ensuring that it operates as intended and meets performance expectations. They may conduct system testing, verification, and provide recommendations for optimization if needed.