Specialised Fire Protection

Fire Engineering

Hunter Valley Fire’s role as a specialist Fire Safety Engineer is to apply current evidence based science, literature and engineering principles to ensure the protection of people and property in the event of a fire. 

The Hunter's Fire Protection Specialists

There are three components of fire protection; Active, Passive and Education. Here at Hunter Valley Fire we specialise in ‘active fire protection’. This means we are focused on providing the best way to protect a building against fire and in the event of, providing detection to raise alarm.

Detection

Fire detection systems, VESDA systems, fire escape control (emergency and exit lighting), reliability analysis of fire safety systems, installation and maintenance of fire protection systems.

Alarm

Fire alarm systems, occupant warning systems, smoke management and control.

Assessment

Fire engineering reports including alternate solutions, bush fire attack assessments.

Prevention

Fire prevention programs, production of fire system design drawings, as-installed drawings and fire system block plans, development of evacuation plans, passive fire protection. 

Suppression

Fire suppression systems,  fire hose reels, hydrants and portable extinguishers, enclosure integrity testing for retention of gas suppression systems.

Certification

Certification of fire safety measure for new and existing buildings, development of fire safety strategies and fire safety schedules for proposed developments, emergency procedures training, assuring compliance with current building legislation and former legislation (ordinance 70 & 71)

Systems

Hunter Valley Fire is experienced in advanced fire system design and programming for control and operation of fire detection systems. We can also incorporate systems into the interface of other systems such as; A/C systems, smoke control systems, gas suppression systems, BMS systems, plant equipment shutdown, sound systems and intercom systems for emergency purposes, access control equipment and automatic failsafe.

Environments

Hunter Valley Fire can design, install and maintain fire safety systems and measures in new and existing developments, such as:

  • Commercial Buildings
  • Industrial Buildings
  • Switch Rooms
  • Motor Control Centers
  • Power Generation Plants
  • Coal Mining and Coal Handling Plants
  • Water Treatment Plants
  • Correctional Facilities 
  • Schools, TAFE, Universities
  • Hospitals and Nursing Homes
  • Sporting and Recreational Clubs
  • Hotels
  • Motels
  • Shopping Centers
  • Vineyards
  • NSW Government Facilities