Patrick Tesche, President
When it comes to designing buildings, implementing fire safety measures are paramount, as fire accidents are deadly and can destroy lives and wipe out assets in a matter of minutes. Though organizations strive to take the necessary preventive measures, the major setback that exists in the fire protection landscape is the lack of knowledge when it comes to proper installation of fire safety equipment and systems that are compliant with applicable codes and standards. Moreover, active and passive fire protection systems have to work in tandem to properly protect lives and assets when a fire occurs. As a complete fire protection engineering firm with expertise in both active and passive fire protection, Global Fire Protection Group (Global FPG) is a front-runner in providing fire and life safety engineering, consulting, and design services to its global customers.
Global FPG is a team of professionals with centuries of combined experience in fire protection services.
With registered engineers in all 50 U.S. states, DC, Puerto Rico, Guam, and eight Canadian provinces, the firm provides cradle to grave fire and life safety services. Global FPG specializes in providing solutions focused on jurisdictional interface, pre-construction planning alternative solutions, third party inspections, system audits, and training service in every corner of the world. “We do not represent a product or any manufacturer. We are an independent third-party subject matter expert and help our customers develop cost-effective fire safety solutions that meet their short and long term goals,” says Patrick Tesche, President of Global FPG.
On the passive fire protection front, customers struggling with complex compliance issues seek the assistance of Global FPG to protect their people and vital assets from the potential destruction caused by a fire incident. The firm’s services on the passive side are very much sought after by organizations in the healthcare, hospitality, industrial, commercial and leisure industries. Global FPG’s team understands today’s construction challenges and provides services customized to meet those needs such as Engineering Judgments (EJ’s), Alternative Means and Method Consulting and Design, Third-Party Inspections and Auditing. Global FPG’s inspection and auditing services not only provide their customers with detailed reports of non-compliant issues with photos and detailed location plans but unlike other agencies they also include solutions to correct the problem and utilize cloud-based technology, which enables them to deliver the reports within hours not days.
On the active side, Global FPG’s design professionals leverage the latest software tools, codes, and technology, to engineer and design the most efficient and effective fire protection systems. “We help our customers to overcome the hurdles that affect them from planning all the way through to their insurance rates by ensuring customer focused, cost effective solutions,” says Tesche.
Elaborating on their impeccable client servicing capabilities, Tesche says, “We work with construction managers, architects, and design teams right from the initial planning stage to identify materials that are compliant and solve issues faced in the life cycle of fire and life safety systems.” Global FPG adopts a personalized approach of not just listening but understanding their clients’ issues and objectives coupled with visiting the client ensures the highest level of service.
According to Tesche, the firm is also very mindful of their growth process and believes in controlled growth to ensure the continued delivery of exemplary performance. Global FPG also envisions expanding their services by recruiting and engaging more subject matter experts in their passive fire protection division. With a strong footprint in all the U.S. states, the plan is to increase their presence in South America and Europe in the upcoming months.