Joseph Plati, PE

Joseph Plati, PE

regional director and senior fire protection engineer

Joe is an industry veteran with nearly two decades of experience in providing code consulting and smoke control analysis services, primarily in the New York City market but also extending his expertise across the globe. A licensed fire protection engineer, Joe’s extensive background in code consulting encompasses egress analysis, passive fire resistance rating analysis, height and area analysis, smoke control system design and analysis, and determination of required fire protection systems.

Beyond code consulting, Joe possesses a remarkable track record in fire modeling. His diverse portfolio includes projects ranging from train stations and airports to high-rises, theaters, and stadiums. He has tackled complex design challenges in various settings, from buildings with atria and underground structures to cantilevered constructions unique to the New York City skyline. Joe has also made significant contributions to the safety of warehouse, distribution, cross-dock, and last-mile facilities, in addition to covered mall buildings.

Joe’s markets of expertise include large assembly (including transportation, museum, performance, and sports facilities), high-rise and super high-rise buildings, mixed-use podium and tower buildings, retail buildings and covered and open mall buildings, office, warehouse/distribution/cross-dock facilities, hotel, apartment, and condominium buildings, and historic and landmark structures.

Joe is ICC Working Group Chair for the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) and a member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). He has his both bachelor’s in mechanical engineering and his master’s in Fire Protection Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

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