• LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Youtube

Fire Protection Engineering

At WSP in Canada, the Fire Protection Engineering group offers knowledge and experience in the specialized field of fire protection engineering to clients in both the private and public sectors.


Our services focus on the protection of people and property from the harmful and destructive effects of fire and smoke through the application of science and engineering principles. Our expertise and knowledge of Building and Fire Codes allows us to offer prescriptive, as well as performance based approaches and alternative solutions for more complex buildings.

With over 150 qualified experts in Canada and across the globe, we work with clients to develop innovative and project-specific solutions to satisfy regulatory requirements and offer design flexibility. By fulfilling these goals, our Fire Protection Engineering team continues to carry out the WSP mission to be a solution-driven advisor with outstanding expertise, and further our vision to always be the first choice for clients and partners.

We offer investigation, evaluation, design, construction review, commissioning and testing services related to a broad range of fire protection specialties including:

  • Fire pump & fire protection water supplies
  • Sprinkler and standpipe systems, hydraulic calculations
  • Special application extinguishing systems and laser smoke detection systems
  • Smoke management systems
  • Fire alarm and voice communication systems
  • Passive fire protection including fire proof and fire stop systems
  • We provide consulting engineering solutions related to:
  • Building and fire code consulting
  • Fire and evacuation modeling
  • Fire safety planning
  • Building audits and condition reports
  • Client representation to the Authority Having Jurisdiction
  • Alternative solutions, performance design and engineering opinions




Jean Luc Riopel
National Business Development Lead