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Christopher Cummiskey, PE

Mechanical/Fire Protection Engineer


Boston Service Center - EFI Global
155 West St., Suite 6



Telephone 2





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  • Professional summary

    Mr. Cummiskey has more than 15 years of experience in both engineering and fire protection roles, 9 of which are in the field of fire protection and mechanical system engineering. His diverse experience includes fire protection system design and review, electrical system review, mechanical and HVAC system review, failure and root cause analysis, electrical/mechanical system design, construction oversight and certification of fire protection and life safety building components. Analysis of electrical and mechanical systems and components to determine failure modes.

    Areas of expertise include the following:

    • Appliance failures
    • HVAC Systems
    • Gas systems and components
    • Water system losses
    • International Building Code
    • International Fire Code
    • NFPA Codes
    • Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems (NFPA 13, 13R, 13D)
    • Standard for the Installation of Standpipe and Hose Systems (NFPA 14)
    • Standard for the Installation of Stationary Pumps for Fire Protection (NFPA 20)
    • The National Electrical Code (NFPA 70)
    • The National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72)
    • Standard for the Installation of Air-Conditioning and Venting Systems (NFPA 90A)
    • The Life Safety Code (NFPA 101)
    • Various state and local codes
  • Education

    Masters of Science, Fire Protection Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, 2

    Bachelors of Science in Mechanical Engineering, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, 2007

  • Certifications

    Oil Burner Technician, MA, License #BU-319030

    Professional Engineer, MA, License #49546

    Professional Engineer, RI, License #9897

    Professional Engineer, CT, License #28863

    Professional Engineer, NY, License #090783

    Professional Engineer, NH, License #14980

    Professional Engineer, ME, License #14273
    Professional Engineer, VT, License #018.0118696

    Professional Engineer, OH, License #85921

    National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES) Record #48189

    Certified Fire and Explosion Investigator, National Association of Fire Investigators, #22081-13382

    Certified Fire Plans Examiner (CFPE-13-0063), National Fire Protection Association, 2013

    NFPA 1403 Live Burn Instructor, Rhode Island Fire Academy, 2006

    NFPA 1041 Fire Instructor, Rhode Island Fire Academy, 2006

    NFPA 1001 Firefighter Level I & II, Rhode Island Fire Academy, 2005

    Certified Fireplace & Chimney Inspector, Fireplace Investigation, Research & Education Service


  • Disciplines
    • Catastrophe Response Team - Forensic Engineering and Investigation
    • Fire Investigations - Fire Protection Engineer
    • Fire Investigations - Failure Analysis
    • Engineering - Fire Protection Engineering
    • Engineering - Mechanical Engineering
    • Engineering - Mechanical Equipment, HVAC
    • Engineering - Mechanical Equipment, Machinery
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