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David J. LeBlanc


Technical Fellow

Areas of Expertise

Fire + Life Safety Systems Design
Code Review + Compliance
Fire Alarm + Detection Systems
Fire Suppression Systems Design + Consulting
Fire Modeling
Smoke Control Systems
ADA + Accessibility Codes
Litigation Support + Analysis
Integrated Testing + Commissioning
Building, Fire + Life Safety Codes
Passive Fire Protection


David LeBlanc, PE, FSFPE, is a Vice President, Strategic Advisor with over 30 years of fire protection systems, design, and fire and life safety code consulting experience. He has extensive knowledge of building and fire codes and has performed countless compliance drawing reviews, variance/appeals and egress analyses.

He is also an expert at performance-based codes, fire modeling, fire protection systems design, and smoke control special inspections and commissioning. Mr. LeBlanc provides litigation support for building, fire, and life safety codes as well as expert opinions on fire and life safety systems. He also works with clients and Authorities-Having-Jurisdiction (AHJs) to negotiate resolutions for code, fire protection, life safety and performance-based design solutions.

Mr. LeBlanc has a broad range of project experience including high-rises, universities, offices, commercial facilities, hotels, residential dwellings, hospitals, museums, industrial facilities, laboratories, airports, casinos, correctional institutions, atrium, government and mixed-use facilities.

Currently, Mr. LeBlanc serves as a technical member of NFPA 72, National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code, NFPA 4, Integrated Fire Protection and Life Safety Systems Testing, and NFPA 3, Commissioning Fire Protection and Life Safety Systems.

Education / Certifications
  • MS, Fire Protection Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Registered PE: CT, RI, MA, CA