Emler Earns ICC Certification as Fire Plans Examiner

San Antonio, TX – February 4, 2009


Protection Development, Incorporated (PDI) is pleased to announce that Misty Emler has earned certification from the International Code Council (ICC) as a Fire Plans Examiner.

Misty is an Associate Fire Protection & Code Analyst with PDI where she also serves as the Permitting Section Manager. She earned her ICC certification as a Building Plans Examiner in December 2007. A graduate of Wayland Baptist University in San Antonio, Misty earned a B.S. degree in Occupational Education (Management) in November 2007.

Commenting on this latest achievement, PDI President & CEO Bob Andrews stated, “Misty Emler embodies the concept of life-long learning; her can-do attitude serves as an inspiration to all of us. I have enjoyed watching Misty’s continual professional and personal growth during her 9-year tenure with PDI.” Misty can be reached via e-mail at: memler@PDIFire.com.

About PDI

Founded in 1985 as a fire protection engineering firm, PDI provides a full spectrum of fire protection engineering services including sprinkler and fire alarm design, smoke modeling, and performance-based designs offering innovative solutions to complex fire and life-safety challenges. In addition, PDI provides consulting services for fire, building, and life-safety codes, including plans review and the issuance of commodity letters.

PDI also provides government third-party plan review services on behalf of local, state, and federal agencies. In addition to its engineering and consulting services,

PDI, through its Permitting Section, assists its clients in negotiating the complex permitting process, managing that process from initial application, through all necessary inspections, to final certificate of occupancy. PDI is a Bob Andrews Group Company.