Fire & Life Safety

Henderson fire protection engineers know design, life safety technology, and construction. Our diverse group of fire protection specialists includes licensed engineers with backgrounds in fire protection, mechanical, chemical, civil, and architectural engineering; NICET certified technicians; and fire service professionals. We provide thought leadership and expertise on multiple code and standards technical committees for the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), and other national organizations.

At Henderson, we are problem solvers. We will find the right solution for your healthcare, federal government, high rise, assembly, collegiate, sports, retail, residential, and commercial projects.


  • Full-Scale Fire Testing
  • Fire Alarm Design
  • Water Supply Analysis
  • Fire Sprinkler & Standpipe Design
  • Fire Pumps
  • Water Storage Tanks
  • Clean Agent Systems
  • Smoke Control Analysis & Design
  • High Piled Storage Analysis
  • Mass Notification Systems Design
  • Hydraulic Calculations


We could tell you all day how we always find new ways to innovate, but we’d rather let our projects speak for themselves. Browse our project gallery to discover what we’ve been working on.

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We’re experts in a range of disciplines and provide a wide array of building system design engineering services across a variety of building types, specializing in six market sectors: Business, Community, Grocery & Distribution, Health, Retail, and Venue.


We’re an organization of smart thinkers and passionate creatives, and we love to share what we know. Scroll our thought leadership library for technical expertise, design discoveries, educational takeaways, and more from the brains behind the buildings.

Thought Leadership
Computational Thinking in the AEC Industry
Thought Leadership
ICSC Centerbuild
In The News
Henderson Expert Advises on Life Safety Considerations for Health Care Construction Projects
In The News
Plumbing Engineer Magazine Interviews Henderson Experts for November 2023 Cover Story
In The News
Henderson CEO Participates in Generative AI Roundtable Discussion
In The News
Henderson’s MCI Airport Project Highlighted in Passenger Terminal World Annual Showcase
In The News
EC&M Interviews Henderson CTO About Impact of Generative AI
Thought Leadership
P3 Higher Education Summit
Thought Leadership
Refrigerant Options and Recommendations for Designing Cold Storage Facilities
Thought Leadership
Understanding Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions Goals and Resources
In The News
EC&M On Air Podcast Interviews Henderson Chief Sector Officer
Thought Leadership
Henderson’s Takeaways from FMI’s 2023 Energy & Store Development Conference


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