Dave Schlant joined M/E Engineering, P.C. in 1999 as a Senior Engineer with 11 years' experience in the consulting engineering community in Buffalo, NY. He was named Plumbing/Fire Protection Group Manager in 2002 and became a shareholder in 2011. Dave has been involved in project management as well as plumbing and fire protection systems design for a wide variety of health care, institutional, industrial, educational, hospitality, gaming and commercial facilities. Dave is a licensed professional fire protection engineer specializing in the design of automatic sprinkler, standpipe, fire pump, clean agent and dry chemical fire suppression systems. He has also been responsible for numerous industrial gas and liquids systems designs. His expertise includes specialized applications associated with Green Building Design. Dave received his BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from SUNY at Buffalo in 1986 and his MBA from SUNY at Buffalo in 1990. Dave is a Licensed Professional Engineer in New York State, New Hampshire and Colorado. He is also a Licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer in California and a Licensed Professional Fire Protection Engineer in Massachusetts and California.