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Code Consulting

Expert Experience

EBL's code consulting division provides a code emphasis for a variety of specialized code interpretation, fire protection engineering and fire/life-safety consultation services. Our staff of engineers and technicians are well experienced in multiple aspects of the build environment and code approval process. All projects are overseen by engineering professionals possessing a minimum of twenty years experience managing a variety of complex projects in the Fire Protection, Mechanical, and Electrical disciplines.

Broad Scope

We specialize in building code, fire code, Life Safety Code©, and special hazards consulting. We are staffed and organized to serve the unique needs of each client. With a highly skilled and experienced professional staff, we offer a broad scope of services in numerous markets.


  • Building Code - Local, County, State, Federal
  • NFPA’s National Fire Codes
  • Health Care Surveys – Joint Commission Statement of Conditions®, State Licensure, Federal Nursing Home Sprinkler Law
  • Federal, State, and Local Design Standards
  • Building and Fire Prevention Codes and Standards
  • National Electric Code & IES
  • Performance-Based Design Methods/Alternative Code Compliance Methods
  • Finite-Element Method
  • Accessibility Codes
  • Force Protection and Security
  • The “I Codes”
  • Maryland Building Rehabilitation Code
  • Fire Modeling
  • Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing Codes
  • LEED Analysis and Energy Conservation
  • Litigation Support
  • Life Safety Risks Assessments for Healthcare Organizations
  • Forensic Investigations
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