Fire protection design is a crucial segment of building services engineering. RTM provides a full consulting service for both fire protection and fire alarm systems including device layout, performance specification and general scope documents.

Our engineers offer solutions that meet or exceed the performance requirements of relevant codes and provide cost effective and tailor-made strategies. We understand the unique needs of diverse building types, spaces and level of hazards, and have knowledge in the implementation of various types of extinguishing systems including water mist, FM 200, and carbon dioxide. RTM’s engineering experience extends from the simplest to the most complex designs, covering a wide range of fire prevention and protection systems.

Our fire protection services include:

  • In-rack sprinkler designs with adherence to NFPA, FM and IRI standards
  • Design of both wet and dry systems
  • Fire tank design and detailing
  • Advanced fire alarm annunciation and fire detection systems
  • Special computer room systems with pre-action capabilities
  • Both diesel and electric fire pump systems
  • Fire pump room layouts

  • Conducting a thorough survey
  • Interviewing key facility staff
  • Identifying major costs
  • Providing accurate, reliable budgets
  • Identifying scope creep
  • Coordinating and mitigating impact of any required shutdown – identifying and planning for any loss of power or system is critical
  • Adhering to code requirements
  • Planning for the future
  • Identifying and obtaining focus on energy or other utilities incentives