EPI develops detailed hydraulic modes of firewater and foam systems that are field validated to determine the root-causes of insufficient flow and pressure.  These detailed hydraulic models identify the most cost effective solution that is carried through the FEED, detailed design, procurement and construction management phases.  This technology based approach combined with EPI's high level of expertise enables us to determine the lowest cost solutions to meet API and NFPA  recommended practices.

 

Firewater Systems Study Benefits:

  • Determine the impact of identified pump degradation and silt build-up on current fire-fighting capacity for each operating unit and storage area
  • Identify if each unit has the fire water flow and pressure capacity for all monitors, deluge, and other firefighting equipment
  • Identify the lowest cost solutions to meet and exceed industry fire fighting standards
  • Perform blast and radiation analysis to determine FW demands

 

Fire Protection Engineering Services:

An in-depth understanding of today’s codes, standards, and new technologies impacts the overall implementation cost of fire protection systems.  EPI is an independent consulting company, having no affiliation with equipment and material manufacturers. This allows us to provide our clients with an independent, unbiased approach to each project.   Our Fire Protection Engineering services include the following:

  • Hazard Identification
  • Fire Protection Systems Design/Review
    • Firewater Pumps
    • Firewater Distribution Systems
    • Deluge/Water Spray Systems
    • Foam Systems
    • Fire & Gas Systems
    • Special Hazard Systems
    • Etc.
  • Hydraulic Analysis
  • Surge Analysis
  • Client Liaison/Negotiation
  • Inspection/Testing
  • Performance Based Design

 

Risk Management/Modeling

EPI provides risk management and loss control services that are designed to assess individual risk and to provide a hands on approach in order to offer the best solution to our client’s needs.  Our Risk Management and Loss Prevention services include the following:

  • Highly Protected Risks
  • Fire Protection System Analysis
  • Business Continuity Planning
  • Disaster Preparedness/Recovery
  • Windstorm Analysis
  • Site/Product Assessments
  • Loss Trending and Analysis
  • Loss Reduction Strategies

 

Process Safety Consulting

EPI's Process Safety solutions cover every phase of a facility’s lifecycle. Our certified safety professionals have a goal of providing high-quality, cost effective solutions that will increase the safety and reliability of a facility.  Our Process Safety Consulting services include the following:

  • SIL Determination
  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
  • Quantitative Risk Analysis
  • PSM and RMP Compliance Audit/Program Support
  • ALARP Assessments
  • Human Factors Analysis
  • Facility Siting Analysis
  • Layer of Protection Analysis (LOPA)
  • Fire & Explosion Modeling
  • Flame and Gas Detection Mapping
  • Incident Investigation
  • Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) Facilitation
  • Offshore Safety Case Studies

 

 

 

Firewater

 

Ensure Plant Protection

 

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