Koffel Associates Continues to offer National and Worldwide Training 

Bill Koffel recently taught the SFPE Application of Fire Risk Assessment workshop in Dubai sponsored by NAFFCO. Attendees were from the Middle East and included representatives from consulting firms, fire protection companies, private industry (Emirates Air), and several Civil Defense agencies.

Koffel Associates, Inc., opens office in Charlotte, North Carolina!

We are proud to announce that in January 2017, Koffel Associates, opened a new office in Charlotte, North Carolina! Sharon Gilyeat, P.E. brings 39 years of industry experience with her as she manages the new office.  We look forward to expanding our relationships with current and new clients in the area. More details coming soon!

CMS has issued a new Emergency Preparedness Rule for Health Care Facilities

The CMS Medical Learning Network hosted a public call to discuss the requirement on October 5, 2016.  Facilities need to implement these regulations by November 15, 2017.  Are you ready?


Immediate Changes to Findings as a Result of an Order from CMS.

TJC is in the process of updating the eSOC website to remove the 6 month grace period. What does this mean for your facility? Are you prepared?


CMS Adopts the 2012 Edition of NFPA 101, The Life Safety Code®

Click here to read more about the upcoming changes as a result of the adopt of the 2012 Edition of NFPA 101 by CMS.

For upcoming training by Koffel Associates on how the adoption of the 2012 Edition of NFPA 101 by CMS could affect you, click here to view our Webinars Page upcoming webinars on this topic.


Join us for our LIVE webinars where you can submit your questions to our instructors.

Upcoming Webinars include:

  • February 16th - Fire and Smoke Door Requirements

Click here for more information about our Webinars and links to register!!!


Interested in changes to NFPA 13 from the 2013 Edition to the 2016 Edition?
You can find published articles and presentations with important updates on our Publications & Published Articles Page.


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Koffel Associates is a fire protection engineering and life safety design and consulting firm, recognized as the expert in fire protection codes and standards. With us, you’ll receive the superior fire protection engineering and life safety design and consulting services you would expect from the industry’s renowned authority on codes and standards. Yet, we deliver our consulting; design & construction administration; codes & standards development; seminar development & training; product testing & evaluation/representation; and litigation support services in a uniquely responsive and personal package.

While meeting your needs with focus and innovation, we also meet the challenge of advancing the fire protection industry through our extensive, hands-on involvement in codes and standards development and training. We employ and are led by some of the industry’s best, including registered engineers, authorized trainers for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and International Code Council (ICC), and two worldwide instructors in Life Safety Code® for the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). We correspond most efficiently with Authorities Having Jurisdiction (AHJ) as some of our engineers previously served as AHJs.

We are your direct line to an expert. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS WHERE TO FIND US