Fire Safety Engineering

What is Fire Safety engineering?

‘Fire Engineering is the application of scientific and engineering principles, rules [Codes], based on an understanding of the phenomena and effects of fire and of the reaction and behaviour of people to fire, to protect people, property and the environment from the destructive effects of fire’

AFEC offers a comprehensive range of Fire Safety
Consultancy services such as:

  • Pre-planning Fire Safety Advice
  • Preparation of Fire Safety Reports to advise Architects on Fire Design
  • Construction Stage Supervision
  • Fire Risk Assessments
  • Certification of Buildings for Compliance with Regulations
  • Fire Safety Appraisals of Existing Buildings
  • Smoke Control System Design
  • CFD Fire and Smoke Spread Modelling
  • Structural Fire Behaviour Modelling
  • Evacuation Modelling
We use state-of-the-art engineering tools to provide cost-effective fire safety strategies for our clients.

These objectives will be achieved by
a variety of means including:

  • The assessment of the hazards and risks of fire and its effects
  • The mitigation of potential fire damage by proper design, construction, arrangement, and use of buildings, materials, structures, industrial processes, transportation systems and similar;
  • The appropriate level of evaluation for the optimum preventive and protective measures necessary to limit the consequences of fire
  • The design and development of fire detection, fire suppression, fire control and fire related communication systems and equipment
  • The direction and control of appropriate equipment and manpower in the strategy and function of fire fighting and rescue operations
  • Post-fire investigation and analysis, evaluation and feedback