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Wiginton Fire Systems is one of the few fire protection design-build firms in the United States staffing professional engineers registered in fire protection. Our professionals each have a minimum of 20 years of engineering experience in fire protection, including manufacturing, insurance consulting and fire protection contracting.

Possessing in-depth knowledge of all the various perspectives through a broad experience base and through membership and participation in code making bodies such as the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), industry associations, such as the National Fire Sprinkler Association and the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) as well as membership and involvement in end-user associations such as the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP), the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA and the International Association of Refrigerated Warehouses (IARW), Wiginton engineers, and certified engineering technicians are uniquely qualified to advise our clients, not only from a fire and building code perspective but also from a long term real estate and operational perspective. By keeping up with the fast paced innovations of the fire protection industry, we are able to incorporate the very latest fire protection technology, such as Tyco Quell™, CMSA and ESFR design parameters.

Bridging the gap between Engineer, Architect, General Contractor and Owner, Wiginton technical services benefits include:

  • Sound engineering solutions that yield one source accountability and seamless on-time and on-budget installations.
  • Utilization of the latest in codes and sprinkler technology to meet your specific project needs.
  • Services backed by exceptional professional liability insurance coverage limits.
  • The ability to coordinate with other engineering disciplines to avoid field conflicts and to ensure a smooth approval process.
  • Design-build capacity with the ability to take complex projects from engineering, to fabrication and installation, reducing cost and adding value along the way.

George W. Stanley,

Sr. V.P., WFPE

NICET Level IV, Fire

Protection Engineering
Technology, Automatic
Sprinkler System Layout
NICET Level II, Fire
Protection Engineering
Technology, Inspection &
Testing of Water-Based
Licensed Fire Sprinkler Contractor – AL, AK, DE, FL, IL, IO, LA, MD, MS, NJ, NC, OH, OK, SC, TN, TX, VA
Licensed General Contractor – AK, LA
Member of NFPA Discharge Committee
Member of NFPA Residential Committee
Member of NFSA Engineering & Standards Committee
Member of Society of Fire Protection Engineers

Ernesto “Ernie”
Rodriguez, P.E.

V.P., Engineering, WFPE

B.S. Electrical Engineering
Licensed Professional Engineer, State of Florida, 1997
Licensed Fire Sprinkler Contractor- CA, MA. AZ