Hughes' experienced, problem-solving consultants ensure design and construction projects comply with fire and safety codes, maintain the integrity of architectural design, preserve historical authenticity, and address a wide range of project-specific requirements.
Hughes provides total building commissioning services - verifying and documenting the performance of a building and its systems to insure that it meets the owner's design needs and requirements. Our services include complete life safety systems commissioning as well as project turnover to the building's operation and maintenance staff and complete training and documentation.
Hughes' scientists and engineers offer the industry’s most comprehensive services to test, assess and implement fire protection concepts and products. Our broad spectrum of services includes analysis, new product rollout, testing of unique fire protection strategies for special hazard as well as new processes or equipment designs that are not considered in current code provisions.
Hughes provides specialized expertise in accessibility consulting for existing buildings and design for new construction. Our accessibility experts are architects and engineers with a unique combination of experience in code analysis, design and coordination of the built environment, and specific focus on the complex requirements of the ADA, FHA, ANSI, and other relevant standards and guidelines.
Hughes' innovative solutions minimize the environment impact of manufacturing processes and operations. Our engineers and consultants draw on their in-depth knowledge of pollution prevention techniques, environmental regulation compliance, conservation, and remediation to solve environmental issues facing our clients.
Hughes' experienced experts design practical, cost-effective fire protection systems that ensure life safety, meet code requirements and meet the highest standards of life safety. HAI routinely handles challenging designs which may involve life safety, mission continuity, property protection, heritage preservation, and environmental protection.
Hughes' engineers and scientists deliver technically superior analyses and scientifically credible expert witness testimony on a wide range of subjects, including fire incident reconstruction, engineering analyses, testing, and compliance with codes and standards.
Next Knowledge, a Hughes company, delivers advanced web-based fire and electrical safety training in convenient, self-paced modules. HAI subject matter experts also provide live instruction in programs covering fire alarm systems, sprinklers and fire pumps, flammable liquids and emergency evacuation.
Hughes' engineering professionals can help you assess your facilities for compliance issues and helping you understand and mitigate the potential risks of combustible dust explosion hazards.
Hughes has engineers and consultants who specialize in risk and external hazard analyses, probabilistic risk assessments, risk-informed engineering, and risk mitigation services for nuclear power plants, transmission and distribution facilities, industrial, manufacturing and other industry sectors.
Hughes specializes in electrical system analysis, evaluation, testing, and research. We provide technical services to a broad range of customers in both the public and private sectors.
Hughes routinely solves compliance issues for unique requirements: atrium designs, large complex structures, and protection of priceless collections.
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