Fire protection issues are particularly complex in historic and cultural institutions where fire safety engineers face the combined challenges of protecting priceless property, and ensuring life safety for thousands of attendees per day. Often, they must design non-intrusive systems that meet these challenges without impacting the historic fabric of the building. Hughes reputation for excellence in fire engineering is evident in our client list. Our wide range of experience ranges from protecting rare zoological samples storged in flammable preservative fluids to preserving the architectural integrity of historic building while maintaining life safety..
Historic Preservation Services
Hughes experts identify and review design criteria for fire and life safety features and prepare code reports summarizing requirements and the proposed design approach.