In my last blog, we discussed the small PRVs that go on wet sprinkler systems to limit their pressure below 175 psi. That brought to mind a small PRV in another application that is used to keep something different cool: an electric motor-driven centrifugal fire pump. I can’t talk about electric fire pumps without also […]
Senior Consulting Engineer Amy Anderson has over 20 years of property loss prevention engineering and experience specializing in fire protection. Amy graduated from Clemson University with a degree in Chemical Engineering and is a licensed Professional Engineer in Fire Protection as well as a Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator.
Amy has an extensive engineering background with experience evaluating a variety of buildings and occupancies, and advising clients on the prevention of property and business loss. While specialized in the evaluation of diverse chemical facilities, Amy is equally confident in textile plants, plastic production plants, warehouses, metal working facilities, commercial kitchens, offices and hospitals.
Amy regularly investigates property damage claims involving fire protection systems and their potential failures. She consults with representatives of property owners, fire protection system installers, and fire protection inspection and service companies. Amy also evaluates system failures in dust collectors and other dust handling equipment that result in fires, explosions, or deflagrations.
Amy has an in-depth knowledge of many fire protection codes and standards including NFPA, ICC, and FM Global. She is a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, National Association of Fire Investigators, National Fire Protection Association, and the Society of Fire Protection Engineers.