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Ahern has grown to become Davenport, Iowa’s trusted advisor for complete fire protection design, installation, and service/inspection. Our code experts will ensure your facility is properly protected and your systems remain functioning as intended.
- 100% of our inspections are conducted by licensed sprinkler fitters or technicians certified through the National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET).
- Ahern employs over 20 special hazards experts, who average 10 years of industry experience.
- Last year, we prefabricated orders for over 233,000 sprinkler heads. 100% of these orders were delivered on time.
- We’ve provided piping systems to 47 U.S. states and 7 international countries.
Figge Art Museum
Despite several challenges and an aggressive deadline, Ahern completed its work one month ahead of schedule at the Figge Art Museum. Located in Davenport, Iowa, this 70,000 square-foot museum was designed by a London architecture firm. The firm requested the sprinklers be concealed as much as possible. With a seven-hour time difference, Ahern held odd communication schedules in addition to its weekly progress meetings.
Wells Fargo Building
Ahern’s expert crews rose to the challenge of this 52,040 square-foot high rise retrofit project in Davenport, IA. This historic facility posed a concern early in the planning phase due to lead paint, as well as the Historical Society’s desire for minimal altering to the building’s original features. Ahern’s foreman received a Lead Paint Certification and was able to address the areas of concern while performing the installation. The 517 sprinkler heads and 1,204 ft.