Koffel Associates is a fire protection and life safety engineering design and consulting firm, recognized as an expert in the fire protection and life safety aspects of codes and standards. Headquartered in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area (USA), Koffel provides consulting; engineering design & construction administration; codes & standards development; seminar development & training; product testing & evaluation / representation; and litigation support to public and private clients worldwide. The firm has been providing consulting services in the Middle East for over a decade and has an office in Doha, Qatar. Koffel has representatives serving on numerous NFPA Committees, including 13, 25, 30, 72, 80, 92,101, and 5000. Since 1986, Koffel Associates’ team of industry leaders and staff—fire protection engineers; registered engineers; NICET-certified technicians; code officials; and authorized National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and International Code Council (ICC) trainers—have met the design and consulting needs of its clients. http://www.koffel.com/