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A Welcomed Undertaking
The International Fire Engineering Guidelines (IFEG) has been the go-to handbook of Australian fire engineers for years but this could all be changing soon. Engineers Australia has formed a team comprised of leading fire engineers to provide guidance on the content of the new Australian Fire Engineering Guidelines (AFEG) at the behest of the Australian…
Interior Awards 2020 | NZ
Following its successful opening to the public earlier this year, the design team and stakeholders of Commercial Bay celebrated another win as New Zealand’s Interior Awards 2020 winner. The prominent project was honoured for its “dynamic and expressive interior” taking home the Civic Award and the Supreme Award. This project required a significant commitment from…
Website Update | New Services
Since Holmes Fire first came to be in 1997, the services we have provided have reflected changes in the industry and our team’s technical ability. In response to increasing interest in passive fire protection and cladding fire safety, we have updated our website to provide you with further information about these services. Visit our homepage…
Legislation Changes for Professional Engineers in NSW
Following the paths of Queensland and Victoria, NSW Parliament recently passed a new law under the Design and Building Practitioners Bill that will require professional engineers to be registered to practise from July 1st. The new law will require that anyone wishing to provide professional engineering services in the fields of civil, structural, electrical, mechanical…
Wellington Architecture Awards Shortlist Announced
The Wellington branch of Te Kāhui Whaihanga New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) recently released the list of finalist project for the Wellington Architecture Awards 2020. Holmes Fire is delighted to note that out of the 43 projects chosen for the shortlist, our Wellington team has delivered Fire Engineering and Fire Protection services for 10 projects. With the…
We’re Open for Business
We’re here to support our project teams and clients. We’re moving our projects forward and holding meetings, where possible, over video conference or telephone. We’re working with our project teams to facilitate appropriate construction administration.
Structural Fire Engineering Course for Certifiers | UPDATE
Holmes Fire has teamed up with RICS to offer a half-day training course that provides attendees with a comprehensive understanding of the core principles of Structural Fire Engineering, without being overloaded with technical detail.
Celebrating Diversity @ Holmes
We know diversity and inclusion is a significant opportunity to build stronger, more creative, more resilient teams at Holmes. Each member’s personal journey, vibrant personalities and aspirations offer unique perspectives to complex problems and contribute to the culture we’re so proud of.
The New Faces of Holmes Fire | AU
Our team is filled with dynamic, diverging and inquisitive personalities from all over the world, together they foster the positive culture that we’re so proud of.
In 2019 we found a further 25 people internationally who embodied the Holmes Fire energy. Find out how the four new members of our Australian team have found life at Holmes so far.
Happy Holidays from Holmes Fire
Wishing everyone a happy and safe holiday break, may the new year favour you and your loved ones with health, wealth and happiness!
HF Sydney Soccer Team | End of Season Report 2019
Back in September, talks were revived amongst the Holmes Fire group regarding creating a sports team. With interest at an all time high, the Holmes Fire Sydney soccer team was thus born. The team consisted of a large array of abilities, ranging from those who had never kicked a ball before to those who had…
Register for ACC’s Xmas Seminar | 9 December 2019
The Association of Accredited Certifiers (AAC) will be holding an afternoon seminar on the 9th of December followed by drinks and canape’s to celebrate the festive season. The first of two topics being covered is the new ‘Fire Safety Verification Methods’ which will become an option for compliance in May 2020. The presentation will include…
Holmes Fire Seattle Welcomes a Familiar Face
Holmes Fire has seen considerable growth in our business in the last few years with new offices opening in New Zealand, Australia and the US. While the expansion of our operations presents significant opportunities to our business it also, more importantly, it creates opportunities for OUR PEOPLE.
Taking up one such opportunity is Keryn Goble who has just joined our Holmes Fire Seattle team as a Project Director after 13 years in the Auckland office!
Applications of Structural Fire Engineering Conference | ASFE’19
The 6th international Applications of Structural Fire Engineering (ASFE’19) conference was held in Singapore on the 13th and 14th June with our very own Linus Lim presenting on advanced non-linear structural fire engineering undertaken by Holmes Fire.
Home Fire Sprinkler Week: May 19 – 25 2019
It’s #HomeFireSprinklerWeek in the US so we’ve compiled a few resources that outline all the benefits involved when installing a sprinkler system in your home. It may not be mandatory where you live, but you’ll find the benefits, like cost savings, reduced greenhouse emissions and reduced property damage, are universal.
Holmes Fire Opens in Melbourne
We’re excited to announce that Holmes Fire is now operating in Melbourne. Following the success of over 20 years in Sydney, and 2 years in Brisbane, the Melbourne office will allow us to more easily service and add value for our increasing number of clients in Victoria.