2/270 Orange Grove Rd, Sailsbury, QLD, 4107
ferm@ferm.com.au
(07) 3277 6314

Fire Engineering

“Turning challenging projects from concepts to reality”

Fire safety is the foundation of our company. With years of specialised experience in the fire & construction industry our team takes pride in professional development in all facets of fire safety engineering. This in turn allows us to develop advance fire performance engineering methodology to assist our clients on the most challenging projects, right down to National Construction Code (NCC) prescriptive requirements.

Our expertise in building designs and fire product knowledge, allows us the capability to develop fire safety designs for a multitude of building requirements.  Offering services that cover all aspects of fire engineering, from concept stage to commissioning. Specifically, building code reviews, fire system audits and inspections, risk assessment, fire prevention through fire safety design and expert advice on legal or insurance cases.

Our engineering team are trained in the trade construction of fire systems and physical testing. They bring a common sense approach from a broad knowledge of building systems, structures; smoke control, fire sprinkler and protection to enhance life safety. These give true performance designs, applying the National Construction Code; national and international guides and standards to meet clients brief for innovative buildings.

With a commitment to protect and prevent, we work towards making advancements in our standards and legislations, by collaborating with national and international agencies (eg. Engineers Australia, FPA Aust, NFPA, SFPE and IFE) for the safety of future generations.

  • Service Overview
  • Consultancy Advice
  • Design & Tendering
  • Reporting
  • Inspect & Certify
We are able to assist and work alongside project stakeholders from offering total fire system advice; review of construction plans and respond to design queries. • Fire, mechanical engineering design • Fire engineering reports and risk assessments • Fire safety audits, testing and commissioning • Inspection and certification • Project management of full turnkey solutions • Fire engineered product design and testing
Not sure what you need? - We assist our clients by assessing and tailoring our services to their project needs (eg. design options and budgets, etc). This could be from just providing an opinion letter to developing unique solutions to complex problems based on our extensive building service experience and fire product knowledge. We work alongside: • Owner/Developer • Design Consultants (eg.Architects) • Engineers and sub-consultants (eg. Hydraulic, structural etc.) • Building Certifiers • State Fire Safety Brigade • Project Managers • Builders and installers
Designs are developed using Australian Fire Design Guidelines or other Australian and international standards, including those supplied by Factory Mutual and the National Fire Protection Association. We offer detailed design, certification and tendering services for: • Mechanical services (eg. Industrial and commercial ventilation, smoke control exhaust, and stair pressurisation) • Thermal modelling of energy profiles • Emergency lighting and evacuation plans • Fire safety management planning and training • Fire protection system (eg, sprinkler, special hazards, detection and alarm, FIP, extinguishers, hydrant and hose reels) • Pumps and water supply assessments
We actively apply and comply with performance codes. Ferm offers auditing services for existing buildings, certification of new and existing fire safety installations, and third-party certification of specialist fire protection systems and mechanical services. We can report on active and passive fire safety systems for all classifications of buildings. • Fire engineering reports (eg. concept, briefs, radiation, egress, alternative building solution, etc) • Code compliance audits in line with BCA and NCC • Inspection & defects report • Building specification and service budgets • Fire risk assessment and testing (eg. cladding review) • Fire, smoke and egress modelling • A2.2 Certification
We offer construction phase services, third-party inspection certificates and completion documents (Qld form 16). Ferm has certified staff who can act as supervisors with Queensland Building Services Authority accreditation or as managers for fire protection systems in turn key projects. Our services include: • Installation project management • Design review and evaluation • Site progress and quality inspections • Commissioning evaluation • Maintenance reviews and audits • Preparing safety procedures • Fire engineering reports (eg. concept, briefs, radiation, egress, alternative building solution, etc) • Code compliance audits in line with BCA and NCC • Inspection & defects report • Building specification and service budgets • Fire risk assessment and testing (eg. cladding review) • Fire, smoke and egress modelling • A2.2 Certification

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