Aric Aumond is a Fire Protection Engineer with experience in many aspects of fire protection engineering, with an emphasis on code consulting, hazard analysis and fire protection systems design. While attending the University of South Florida (USF) as an undergraduate student in Mechanical Engineering, he worked as a designer producing fire sprinkler and fire alarm shop drawings. Soon after starting, he was recommended a book – The Killer Show. This book accounts first-hand experiences of the events leading up to and during the Rhode Island night club fire of 2003 responsible for the deaths of 100 people and the evolution our current building codes. It was then, knowing he could help to prevent horrific tragedies like this, that his passion for the industry ignited. He continued to advance his knowledge in the field by obtaining his Masters in Fire Protection Engineering from The University of Maryland (UMD).
Through the progression of his career from large architecture and engineering firms to small specialized life-safety consulting firms, he continued gaining valuable organizational insight and engineering experience. Ultimately, his desire to help build and grow a value-centric organization led him to Performance-Based Fire Protection Engineering, PLLC.
Aric also holds a NICET II certification in Water Based Systems Layout, Certified Fire Protection Specialist (CFPS), and shares affiliation with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE).