James Quiter

Arup | San Francisco, United States


James Quiter has more than 30 years experience as a fire engineer and is recognized as a leader in Fire Protection Engineering in North America and globally. Jim’s experience blends an understanding of fire protection engineering and performance-based codes with wide recognition as an expert in the US codes and their applications.

As a result of his active participation in the code-change process and participation on major projects throughout the world, he is well renowned within the US and International Code community. He has been a major participant in the US approach to performance – based codes. He chaired the NFPA 101(Life Safety Code) Task Force coordinating the efforts of the committees in developing the performance-based option. He is currently the Chair of the NFPA Building Code Correlating Committee and the NFPA High Rise Building Safety Advisory Committee. He is also Chair of the…

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