GHL is a fire engineering and building code consulting firm based in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Since 1992, we have grown to become a team of fire engineers and building codes specialists. Our strength lies in our diversified background and experience, enabling us to provide a wide range of services, including building permit application, building code compliance review, performance based design and alternative solutions, and legal opinion and forensic investigation.

Mission Statement

At the core of what we do is help our clients to achieve their design goals. We are passionate about solving challenges in building code and related fire safety regulations using our fire science expertise.


We value creativity, practicality, and a team-oriented approach to problem-solving. We strive to provide our clients with sound fire engineering solutions that align with the design objectives.


GHL is dedicated to providing high quality, efficient service. We earned the OQM program designation from the Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia (EGBC) (Certification #88947). GHL utilizes a systematic review process by experienced registered professionals familiar with Building Codes, their various interpretations and intent, and methods of implementation. This approach facilitates professional services of a quality appropriate for Building Code coordination. GHL works consistently within an atmosphere of teamwork and mutual cooperation dedicated to delivery of excellence for the client, personally and for the company.