James G. Madden

Senior Associate


James Madden has been in the fire protection industry for more than thirty-five years. His experience includes managing a fire protection supply company, software development, and training of the first sprinkler industry software design and hydraulic calculation program to interface with an AutoCAD-obtained C16 California state contractors’ license, which included estimating, design, and the installation of fire sprinkler systems. Mr. Madden has also successfully completed the 10-Hour Construction Safety and Health OSHA training.

Mr. Madden works with corporate accounts, such as Costco, providing fire sprinkler, fire alarm, and code consulting services.




Fire Sprinkler System Design (Education)

  • Lincoln High School - San Diego, CA:  Demolition of existing campus and design of the new campus *
  • San Diego State University, Aztec Recreation Center - CA: Renovation *
  • University of California at San Diego (UCSD), Roosevelt Hall:  Dormitory life safety renovation *


Fire Sprinkler System Design (Other)

  • Palomar Fire House - Palomar Mountain, CA
  • Le Conte Battery Energy Storage System - CA
  • UCSD, La Jolla Innovation Center - La Jolla, CA
  • San Diego Zoo Children’s Zoo Exhibits - CA
  • Costco Warehouse - Murrieta, CA
  • Costco Warehouse - Queen Creek, AZ
  • Downtown Los Angeles High-Rise Ordinance - CA *
  • Fairfax Library - Fairfax, CA
  • Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - CA *
  • Oceanside Critical Stabilization Unit - Oceanside, CA
  • Palomar Hospital - Poway, CA
  • San Diego International Airport, Customs Area - CA *
  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital - Grossmont, CA

* Indicates with previous firm


California State University, Fullerton
Bachelor of Arts, Management Information Systems and Finance, 1986