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Customer # 7147745454-55
D K CONSULTING
A division of KARCORP, Inc.
Suite 9B 121 N. State College Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92806



  Primary Services
 
Consulting, planning, design, and engineering for Low Voltage Building Systems.
 
  Brief Description of Services
 
D K Consulting provides solutions for Communications, Security, Fire Alarm, and Life Safety requirements for the building construction industry. We provide the engineering support and system planning to ensure functional systems and AHJ approval. We specialize in school and hospital requirements but are experienced in all occupancy types. We focus our complete attention to the Low Voltage segment of electrical design and engineering.
 
  Mission/Philosophy
 
D K Consulting is dedicated to be a high-quality, cost-effective, and timely resource for the planning and implementation of low voltage building systems. We are committed to accuracy in design and assure prompt, professional, personalized service.
 
  Company Background
 
D K Consulting was established in 1996 to assist Architects, Engineers, Facility owners, Contractors, and other Consultants with Low Voltage Systems required for the building construction industry.


  Company Staff
 
D K Consulting retains two Registered Professional Electrical Engineers on staff, a NICET Level IV Fire Alarm System Engineering Technologist, and AutoCAD Drafters. A Structural Engineer is retained for projects requiring seismic consideration of low voltage equipment mounting. D K Consulting works closely with several architects who provide architectural assistance when required for low voltage system requirements. D K Consulting maintains a ready pool of AutoCAD Drafters and support staff to provide manpower for large-scale projects with critical deadlines.
 
  About the Principal
 
Dan Karllo brings 17 years of experience with all phases of low-voltage system design and installation. Practical knowledge of codes, standards, construction methods, and system installation, obtained from hands-on experience, provides the foundation for anticipation and foresight required, ensuring project coordination and proper design.
 
Formative apprenticeship training on construction sites, learning initial rough in, installation, troubleshooting, programming, and final acceptance testing provided the basic building blocks for actual low voltage installation experience. Advancement through the ranks to foreman provided on site experience for problem solving and coordination issues. As Field Forman assisting the installation management team, Dan developed understanding and practiced the application of building codes and standards as applicable to sound, communication, security, fire, and life safety systems.
 
He has accumulated extensive experience negotiating acceptance criteria with authorities having jurisdiction and seeking final occupancy.
 
In 1989 Dan Karllo established the Engineering Department for LeCom Engineering, Inc. He provided leadership as the lead Engineer and designer for Low Voltage Systems as well as acting as manager for the engineering and drafting department. His consulting and engineering projects included evaluation of facilities for system retrofit, providing plans and specifications for plan approval and bid, also planning design build projects. He developed a variety of experiences and challenges through his involvement with a broad range of system types and occupancy types. Focusing on the Education and Health Care markets, much attention had to be paid to accuracy and detail, affording minimal error. Dan coordinated efforts to promote relationships with Federal, State, and Local Authorities Having Jurisdiction, ensuring reconciliation of conflicts and adherence to regulations.
 
Dan received a BS from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Through continuing formal education in electronics and engineering, he has enhanced and upgraded skills for low voltage design and planning. Dan has achieved Level IV for the National Institute for the Certification in Engineering Technologies for Fire Alarm Systems.
 
Today, working jointly with architects, engineers, contractors, building owners, and building officials, Dan provides coordination, planning, engineering, and innovative solutions which aid in resolving conflicts and promoting cooperation between trades to expedite the critical path leading to substantial project completion. His detail-oriented approach satisfies building regulations while maintaining functional aesthetics of the building architecture. Dan provides support and problem-solving capabilities to avoid costly design changes and delays in building occupancy.


Description of Services
 
  Facilities Evaluation
  • Review existing facilities to meet Fire Alarm and Low Voltage System Code Requirements.
  • Evaluate existing Low Voltage System equipment for system expansion.
  • Evaluate existing Low Voltage System equipment for Tenant Improvement or Building Construction adds.
  • Feasibility studies
  • Campus / Building conduit audits.
  • Cable Plant utilization audits.
  • Current and future system schematic documentation.
  • Building evaluations for Low Voltage System replacement or installation.
  • Building Security Audits.
  • Certification and acceptance testing
  Engineering and Design of Low Voltage Systems
  • Preparatory work for schematic and design development phase.
  • Provide fully calculated and designed Engineered Drawings for bid, construction, or agency review.
  • Provide Low Voltage System Specifications for bid and construction.
  • Prepare Systems equipment Brochure or Material Submittal.
  • Drawing submission to local, state, or federal authority having jurisdiction.
  • Peer review of design/build projects.
  • Design network systems or integrate multiple systems.
  • Innovate system solutions for end user requirements.
  Construction Services
  • Review of Construction Documents
  • Coordination of rough-in and installation
  • Coordination consultation with AHJ, clients, contractors, and other design professionals.
  • Installation Inspection
  • System startup coordination
  • System Implementation and Optimization Assistance
  • Acceptance Testing
  Code Consulting
  • Code conflict Resolution
  • Codes and standards Analysis
  • Design Criteria Development
  • Consulting and negotiation with AHJs
  • Code Equivalency Documentation
  Evaluation of Low Voltage Equipment
  • Evaluations of Low Voltage System equipment to meet the needs of the end user.
  • Evaluate existing or new system equipment for future use or obsolescence.
  • Organize Vendor showcase of proposed system equipment.
Other Services
  • Consulting for Low Voltage System Requirements or Requests.
  • Low Voltage System Maintenance and Testing Recommendations.




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