Bret B. Tresidder, P.E.

Experience Summary

Mr. Tresidder has over twenty years of fire protection system design, assessment, and installation experience. His experience includes fire detection, alarm, and control systems, sprinklers for a broad range of hazards, preaction systems, halon, and low and high expansion foam systems. He has performed fire protection systems assessments, designed fire detection, alarm, and suppression systems for several university and college facilities including laboratories, classrooms, and dormitories, offshore platforms, manufacturing facilities, warehouse and distribution facilities and numerous other occupancies. Mr. Tresidder's professional background includes code consulting and assessment, detailed design of fire protection systems for both new and existing facilities, and acceptance testing. He has worked on projects domestic and abroad.

Mr. Tresidder has handled a wide range of projects for a diversity of clients. His fire protection system experience ranges from government testing laboratories, petroleum terminals, offshore oil platforms, aircraft hangars, air force facilities, and laboratories to hospitals and office buildings. These projects have involved new construction, retrofit and high-rise applications. Mr. Tresidder's experience spans from plan layout, specifications and hydraulic calculations to the application of codes, plan review, and contract administration. He has developed his recent projects on HYT Corporationís computer-aided drafting (CAD) system and has been instrumental on developing practical, constructible, cost-effective solutions for clients as a result.

Prior to HYT Corporation, Mr. Tresidder was a Fire Protection Engineer with Crawford & Company. Prior to that engagement, he was a project manager with Northstar Fire Protection Company.

Expertise in:

  • Fire Protection Systems Analysis

  • Fire Protection System Design

  • Code Compliance

  • Hazard Evaluation

  • Hydraulic Modeling

  • Construction Administration

Education and License:

  • B.S. Fire Protection and Safety Engineering - Illinois Institute of Technology

  • Registered Professional Fire Protection Engineer, California

Additional extensive project experience history is available. Please contact HYT Corporation and we will provide a summary of personal project experience relevant to your project.