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Kansas City Headquarters 19910 West 161st Street Olathe, Kansas 66062
913-829-8650 www.poolefire.com email@example.com
Oklahoma City Office 5555 N. Grand Blvd., Suite 205 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112
INDUSTRY LEADERS & INNOVATORS Poole Fire Protection is a fire protection engineering firm that specializes in code consulting, life safety analysis, fire protection system design, and construction management services. We are industry leaders. Our company is heavily involved in the code communities which influence the development of the fire safety regulations that keep us all safer from fire and smoke hazards. We encourage our staff members to become actively involved in the codes and standards process.
We are innovators. Our engineers have years of experience as fire protection engineers, code consultants, risk managers, system designers, fire marshals, firefighters and/or life safety professionals. This unique blend gives our firm the upper hand at utilizing new techniques, providing a balance between real world experience and technical understanding. Our wide range of experience allows us to supply clients with cutting-edge fire protection system designs and innovative engineered alternative solutions for their projects.
A SMALL BUSINESS MAKING A GLOBAL IMPACT Poole Fire Protection, Inc. is a privately-held, woman-owned small business headquartered in the Kansas City metro area, with a satellite office located in Oklahoma City. Since our founding in 1991, Poole Fire Protection has provided public and private clients all over the world with innovative solutions to complex fire and life safety challenges. Our core team consists of licensed fire protection engineers and National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) certified engineering technicians. They are specifically focused on code consulting, risk analysis, hazard assessment and the design of fire suppression and detection systems. Countries where Poole Fire Protection has past or present projects
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Focusing on technical excellence that ensures the preservation of life and property, Poole Fire Protection’s employees make a life-saving impact on people throughout the world. In many ways, what sets Poole Fire Protection apart is our “think outside the box” mentality. We believe that this direction of thought is the product of a combination of education and passion for excellence! Companywide, from our projects to our business plan, we use accepted standards and apply creative thinking and problem-solving skills to fashion solutions that are genuinely our own.
OUR PRIMARY SERVICES CODE CONSULTING Fire Protection Engineering Code Analysis - Prescriptive and performance-based code reviews to determine conformance with required codes and standards Code Footprints - Technical information regarding a facility’s fire and life safety features conveyed in a simple, narrative format and supported by related diagrams Master Fire Protection Planning - Fire safety plans designed to meet code requirements and provide alternative approaches to compliance Fire Modeling - Computeraided models using scientific projections of fire growth, system activation, exit times and related variables to generate specific safety programs and designs
SYSTEM DESIGN System Design Services - Detailed design of fire detection, fire alarm, mass notification, automatic sprinkler, fire pump, standpipe, and special hazards protection systems Construction Management and Special Inspections - Coordination, oversight and special inspector services of work by contractors System Acceptance, Inspection and Testing - Reviewing and testing new system installations for code compliance; inspecting and testing existing systems for continued operability Third-Party Plan and Performance-Based Design Reviews Assessment of prepared plans for compliance with prescriptive code requirements and evaluation of performance-based designs and engineered alternatives for compliance with code intent and sound engineering practice
RELATED SERVICES Risk Assessments - Systematic fire and life safety evaluations to identify risks or potential exposures and assess facilities for acquisition and code compliance Fire Investigation and Legal Support - Investigation and expert testimony regarding fire code and life safety issues
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PUBLIC & PRIVATE SECTORS Different facility types can present unique requirements and challenges when it comes to fire protection and life safety systems. We enjoy the challenge of applying the codes to all segments of the built environment. Renovation of Macdonough Hall Building 102, at the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) – Annapolis, MD Performed all life safety and US fire code compliance actions per UFC 3-600-01 and NFPA 101. The building is located on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP). The design was performed to Secretary of the Interior standards for Historic Preservation; and consultation with the Maryland State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO). The facility design is registered with USGBC as LEED Certified.
Al Udeid Air Base – Doha, Qatar Provided life safety code analysis, third party peer review of the design documents, and construction administration services for the 8-building construction project. Fire protection systems included high expansion foam, wet pipe sprinkler, clean agent, foam releasing, fire pump/water storage tank and fire alarm/mass notification system.
Renovation of Colmery O’Neil VA Medical Center Building 6 – Topeka, KS Provided fire protection engineering and code consulting services per the Department of Veterans Affairs Fire Protection Design Manual for the renovation of A and B wings of Building 6. The area of renovation includes approximately 24,000 SF of exam, sleeping, office, and computer rooms among other occupancy types found in traditional health care facilities.
TESTIMONIALS “As always, Poole Fire Protection did not disappoint… Their team of experts provided fire protection solutions for a 50-year old building used to train 1,200 new basic military recruits each year. They were always flexible with changes to schedules or last-minute requests from our Government clients. Additionally, their Women Owned Small Business status helps our collective team achieve small business subcontracting goals.” – Kevin Williams, PMP, Project Manager, Premier Stanley JV LLC
“Poole Fire Protection’s knowledge and understanding of not only the ICC, UFC, and NFPA codes but also the intent of these codes resulted in a compliant, quality design that will provide safe facilities for Army personnel. Their project team was professional, courteous, helpful, and responsive during the entire project and most notably when seeking resolution of complex design issues. It is evident that Poole Fire Protection is a leader in the industry based on their technical experience, attention to detail, and genuine drive to provide a quality finished product for their client.” – Carrol Harris, PM, Center of Standardization, US Army Corps of Engineers, Ft. Worth District
“Poole Fire Protection responded with timely and actionable plans, drawings and documents that led to common ground for all concerned. They worked across multiple agendas to satisfy officials, contractors, customers, insurance underwriters and owners. In the end we have a Performance-based Design Alternative that allows us to be in the markets today.” – Tommy Jumper, President and CEO, Delta Peanut, LLC
“In summary, their responsiveness, technical knowledge, dedication to serve their client’s and the AHJ’s needs, and ability to connect with users and authorities alike, make Poole Fire Protection a leader in the fire protection industry. They should be seen as a valuable asset to any project, and I look forward to working with them again in the future.” – Anoush Fardipour, Building Official, Johnson County, KS
Kansas City Headquarters 19910 West 161st Street Olathe, Kansas 66062 Oklahoma City Office 5555 N. Grand Blvd., Suite 205 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73112 913-829-8650 www.poolefire.com firstname.lastname@example.org