• We offerDifferent Services

  • We offer in-house fire protection engineering consulting, suppression system design, property loss control consulting, and fire safety engineering and management consulting.

Fire Protection Engineering

We offer in-house fire protection engineering consulting, suppression system design, property loss control consulting, and fire safety engineering and management consulting.

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Building Life Safety Plans

Your life safety plan needs to be tailored to the specific building type, how the building is used and the building structure. There are some essential questions that need to be discussed.

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On Site Inspections

Our qualified inspection team provides inspection services to ensure that sprinklers, alarm systems, and other suppression systems and devices are functioning properly, and meet all code requirements.

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Fire Sprinklers

Fire sprinklers include a network of piping filled with water under pressure that are installed behind the walls and ceilings, and individual sprinklers are placed along the piping to protect the areas beneath them.

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Fire Alarms

A fire alarm system has a number of devices working together to detect and warn people through visual and audio appliances when smoke, fire, carbon monoxide or other emergencies are present.

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Flammable Liquids

Flammable and combustible liquids are liquids that can burn. They are classified, or grouped, as either flammable or combustible by their flashpoints (catch on fire) and burn easily at normal working temperatures.

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All projects are drawn in AutoSPRINK, ALARMCAD, ACAD,
HYDRA CAD (if requested)

John KennellyDesignation

John M. Kennelly, PE, SET - Kennelly Fire Protection Engineering - Certified Building Contractor -State of Florida


About John Kennelly

* BS Mech Engineering- University of Florida

* Graduate FASTA (Florida Automatic Sprinkler Training Association), Training Program- Journeyman level fire sprinkler fitter

* Graduate Cape Fear CC Fire Alarm Program

* NICET Level 4 – Water Based Systems

* NICET Level 3 – Fire Alarms

* Former Fire Protection Engineer for City of Jacksonville, Fla, US Navy and US Army

* Registered Professional Engineer – Fire Protection Engineering – Fla, Ga, SC and other areas.

* Certified Building Contractor -State of Florida   CBC 019921

Frequently Ask questions

A licensed fire protection engineer (FPE) has knowledge of building construction, egress, fire suppression, fire alarm, and site planning. This allows for better coordination and consistency in the project.

These design professionals understand the science and technology needed to protect structures, people, and contents

FPE’s perform a wide variety of services and functions from: reviewing engineering and construction drawings, conducting hydraulic analysis on sprinkler and fire water systems, researching the behavior of fire under certain conditions,

and visiting industrial facilities such as refineries and manufacturing plants to inspect and provide recommendations to ensure proper fire protection is provided.

Yes, existing and new systems. We inspect for compliance, modifications-alterations, remodeling and repairs.

Yes, I am a Certified Building Contractor in the State of Florida.

Fire engineering is the application of science and engineering principles to protect people, property, and their environments from the harmful and destructive effects of fire and smoke.


Fire Designer (John Kennelly) is proud to have worked with many businesses such as Naval Hospitals, Distilleries, Law Schools and many others. Below are a few of our satisfied clients.