Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
RJA Licensed as House of Expertise in Abu Dhabi

RJA     Chicago, IL – Rolf Jensen & Associates, Inc. is pleased to announce that the firm has been licensed by the UAE Civil Defense Committee to serve as a ‘House of Expertise’ in Abu Dhabi, UAE. This licensure is required for a company to act as a registered fire consultant in Abu Dhabi as well as in other areas in the UAE.

As a registered House of Expertise, RJA can deliver the following services for the UAE region:
  • Review of fire and life safety plans
  • Consult on building/fire code related issues
  • Attend meetings with the Civil Defense on behalf of the architect/ engineer/developer
  • Production and stamping of fire submission packages (fire strategy reports, fireand life safety drawings)
  • Review of fire/life safety system designs (sprinklers, fire alarm, smoke control)
  • Inspection, testing and evaluation of actual installations (passive and active fire/life safety systems)

RJA has office locations in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE to meet the needs of our clients who are located or have projects in the Middle East. If your firm has current or future projects in the this region and you would like to learn more about the  services RJA offers in the UAE, please contact Shamim Rashid-Sumar in the RJA/Abu Dhabi office by calling +971 2 414 6663 or by email at

About Rolf Jensen & Associates
Rolf Jensen & Associates (RJA), part of The RJA Group, Inc., is a world leader in fire protection engineering and security consulting. Celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2009, RJA offers a broad scope of value-added services ranging from code analysis, master planning and fire/smoke/egress modeling to performance-based design, emergency response planning and commissioning. Operating from offices in the United States, Asia and The Middle East, RJA consultants have participated on more than 45,000 projects in 60 countries around the world. For more information, visit

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Rolf Jensen & Associates
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