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15 Years Experience

The Housing and Building National Research Center (HBRC) in Egypt is a governmental agency subordinate to the Ministry of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities of Egypt. HBRC plays a leading role in enhancing the performance of the building sector through scientific research and application, codes development and enforcement. It is also responsible for technical studies and testing related to the Egyptian building laws and regulations. Supervision of implementations, Third party duties and Quality assurance services for reviewing engineering designs and projects documentations is also included in the scope of interest. Fire laboratory follows to HBRC, is accredited by the International Accreditation Service (IAS) of Testing Authorities, USA. Duties of Fire Lab include aiding of the efforts of scientific staff for efficient performance under supervision of Prof. Sayed Shebl Mohamed for different activities as lab Testing, Assessment, Technical Consultation and Third Party Quality Assurance (TPQA) based on the in situ inspection for reviewing the implementation work of the fireproofed protection layers and issuing technical reports and Labels. Duties also include all the concerning needed review, inspection, accepting the implementation of the installations, testing, and approval process to ensure an effective and well-proven means of fireproofing works in order to prevent spread of fire to an unacceptable level achieving temporary protection against collapse of support steel structures and allowing full firefighting potential deployed.
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