Each year, residential fires account for the majority of fire-related deaths and injuries in Canada and North America, as well as a tremendous cost to individuals and society. From single family dwellings to university dormitories to multi-storey apartment buildings; fires can occur in any type of residential building and their effects can be devastating. Proper construction and provision of fire safety measures can help to reduce the impact of fires.
PLC provides traditional engineering services such as code compliance reviews and fire protection system design, for new residential occupancies. PLC also conducts evaluations of existing buildings that do not meet current building codes and identifies cost-effective solutions to permit the continued use of the buildings. Often, performance-based solutions are required in order to provide an acceptable level of safety. PLC has a broad experience with:
- University Dormitories
- Historic Buildings