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What We Do

We excel at coordinating fire protection and life safety features into the overall building design, accounting for building aesthetics, function and cost while balancing building and fire code requirements.

We have extensive experience in fire protection engineering for large-scale construction projects throughout the world.

Our professionals are licensed in 27 states and as NCEES registrants are capable of being licensed in any other state when needed.

Who We Are

We ensure facility life safety through efficient system design and testing conducted by credentialed experts dedicated to customer satisfaction and public safety.  


Mr. Begley is a registered professional Fire Protection Engineer in 20 states. He has almost 20 years of experience and began his engineering career at Lockheed Martin Energy Systems in Oak Ridge, TN.

James P. Begley, PE, LEED AP

principal / founder

Bryan Douglass joined TERPconsulting in April 2012 as a Principal for the company. He received his Master’s Degree in Fire Protection Engineering and Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

Bryan L. Douglass, PE

principal fire protection engineer

Lanny Ray has over 17 years of experience and began his engineering career in 1996 at SimplexGrinnell in Washington D.C. In January 2011, Mr. Ray joined TERPconsulting as a Principal for the company.

W. Lanny Ray, SET

principal fire protection consultant

Jason Beck is a fire protection consultant and a member of the firm since 2011. He has over 7 years of experience in the fire protection industry. Jason also has extensive experience in the preparation of smoke control diagrams for high-rise properties.

Jason D. Beck, AET

fire protection consultant

Mr. Koenig is a registered professional Fire Protection engineer in California, Nevada and Virginia. In January 2014, Mr. Koenig joined TERPconsulting as a Fire Protection Engineer for the company.

William G. Koenig, PE

fire protection engineer

Mr. Griswold’s 10+ year career began in Las Vegas in 2006 with stops in Denver and the Middle East along the way. He is a licensed Certified Fire Protection Specialist and a 40 Under 40 engineering winner. As a fire protection consultant for TERPconsulting, he began our first remote office in Denver, CO in December 2016.

Wayne R. Griswold, CFPS, EIT

fire protection consultant

Ed Fixen has over 25 years of code consulting and fire protection engineering experience as a fire/life safety code consultant. Mr. Fixen is a registered professional Fire Protection and Mechanical engineer in the state of California.

Edward L. Fixen PE