Whether your project is a new or existing retail space, TERPconsulting has an array of experience, from small boutiques to large department stores, designing tailored fire protection solutions to ensure the safety of shoppers, employees, and valuable merchandise.
When assessing the fire risks associated with different types of retail occupancies TERPconsulting’s fire protection engineers evaluate building size, occupancy load, types of merchandise, and potential ignition sources. This analysis informs the design of fire prevention measures, including fire-resistant construction materials, fire-rated storage areas, and fire-safe merchandising displays.
TERPconsulting’s experts are responsible for the design and installation of effective fire detection and suppression systems necessary in a shopping environment. Retail spaces often utilize sprinkler systems, smoke alarms, and fire extinguishers, and TERPconsulting’s fire protection engineers ensure these systems are strategically placed, well-maintained, and compatible with the store’s layout and merchandise.
In addition to offering accessibility consulting and tenant improvement (TI) permitting services, the skilled team of code specialists at TERPconsulting also verifies compliance with local fire and life safety codes and regulations obtaining necessary permits to maintain a safe retail environment.