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Daniel Blanchat, MS

  • LADBS Deputy Inspector of Smoke Control

  • Third Party Special Inspector of Smoke Control Systems in San Diego & Reno

  • MS in Fire Protection Engineering, California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo

  • BS in Physiology & Anatomy with a Minor in Chemistry, California State University, Fresno

  • Member – National Fire Protection Association

  • Member – Society of American Military Engineers

  • Member – Design-Build Institute Of America

  • LinkedIn

About Daniel

Daniel joined Rigsbee Engineering as an experienced senior fire protection engineering consultant and certified LADBS Deputy Inspector of Smoke Control with a decade-long track record of delivering exceptional client service. With expertise in plan review, code consulting, and knowledge of fire alarm and life safety systems, Daniel specializes in regulatory compliance and safety enhancement.

Prior to joining Rigsbee Engineering, Daniel served as a Consultant at Jensen Hughes, where he worked on diverse projects inclusive of design and inspection services for schools, airports, parking garges, and high-rises. Previous to Jensen Hughes, Daniel worked as an Associate at AECOM, conducting code analysis, reviewing fire alarm plans, and utilizing AutoCAD and Revit for system design.

With a Master's degree in Fire Protection Engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, and a Bachelor's degree in Physiology & Anatomy with a minor in Chemistry from California State University, Fresno, Daniel is known for his forward-thinking insights, adaptability, and valuable contributions to the team.

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