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Fire Code Consultant Gregory Cahanin

Gregory J. Cahanin, CP
Fire Code, Cause, and Origin Consultant
2522 M.L. King St. N.
St. Petersburg FL 33704
phone: 727-896-7719
Gregory J. Cahanin Fire & Code Consulting works with clients to evaluate designs and buildings against code requirements, and resolve compliance issues identified by building or fire code officials. Services are available to architects, designers, property owners, and manufacturers.

  • Fire Protection Analysis
  • Fire Rated Construction
  • Specifications Sprinkler specification and design
  • Fire Alarm System specification
  • Atria Smoke Management Systems
  • Hazardous Materials Handling and Storage
  • Life Safety Code Compliance
  • Pre-submittal Plan Review
Gregory Cahanin Fire Expert PhotoGregory J. Cahanin has worked in the Fire Protection and Life Safety field for over 40 years. He is nationally recognized as a Life Safety and Fire Protection expert, working with manufacturers on product and fire code development in addition to working with designers and building owners to achieve compliance.

Background - Mr. Cahanin served as a Senior Life Safety Engineer with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), the organization that writes Fire Protection Codes and Standards. He was staff liaison for building construction standards and the Fire Prevention Code. Special project work included support of the International Division of NFPA in a survey of fire protection for all oil production facilities of LaGoven SA in Venezuela; an evaluation of the existing airport terminal in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil; and a code comparison study for the National Institute of Building Sciences. Mr. Cahanin investigated multiple fatality fires for NFPA and his reports are nationally published and peer reviewed. Mr. Cahanin holds Professional Grade Membership in the Society of Fire Protection Engineers. Mr. Cahanin has earned three undergraduate degrees in Fire Science and Fire Protection and a Master in Public Administration.

Projects of Note:
  • Hemingway Pilar Rum Distillery
  • Hemingway Pilar Rum Bottling Plant
  • Space Machine Brazing Dip Facility
  • Sarasota Opera House Smoke Control System
  • Hydrotech Rubberized Asphalt Melters
  • Cornell Cookson UL Standard Development
  • Smokeguard Corporation Elevator Lobby Standards
  • Mahaffey Theater Renovation
  • Thermotex Corporation Theater Fire Curtains
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