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A specialty service engineering company offering objective technical investigations and expert opinions to a broad client base, including architects, developers, insurance companies, industries, law firms, and public agencies. DFA is based in Ottawa, and services are offered in both English & French, across Ontario, Quebec, Canada, USA, and the World.

Our Services

Our primary services involve forensic engineering and design, including, but not limited to:

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Fire & Explosion Origin and Cause Investigation

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Structural Failure Investigation

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Motor Vehicle Accident Investigation & Reconstruction

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Scope of Structural Repairs

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Computer-Aided Fire/Smoke Modeling & Simulation

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Structural Analysis &
Design of New Structures

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Component Failure Analysis & Product Liability

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Building, Electrical & Fire Code Compliance

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Building Envelope Assessment

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Pool Failure Investigation

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Airbag/Engine Module Data Retrieval & Analysis

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Sprinkler & Fire Protection System Assessment

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Industrial & Farm Equipment Failure

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Plumbing, HVAC & Septic System Assessment

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Fuel Oil Spill Investigation

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Personal Injury, Including Slip, Trip & Fall and Lighting

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Noise/Vibration Measurement & Analysis

Why Choose DFA

Our unique strengths:

Team-Based Approach

Each investigation benefits from the unique and wide-ranging experience of our tight-knit team.

Peer-Review Process

On-going peer review, consultation and mentorship provides quality assurance & control.

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Reasonable Fees & Costs

Low overhead and reasonable hourly rates result in lower costs for our clients.

Specialty Knowledge & Training

Our varying backgrounds also include training/experience in farming, mining, carpentry, construction, play structures & amusement rides, geology, marine equipment, bio-generation, and more!

Frequently Asked Questions

This page does not describe every specific engineering service that we offer. Please call us at 613-837-1235, or send us an e-mail at info@dfagroup.ca, so that we can discuss your specific needs. If we are unable to offer your required service, we will often be able to refer you to an excellent company that specializes in that area.

Our services are conducted at an affordable, competitive rate. A fee schedule is available upon request. Budgetary concerns can be discussed at the outset of an assignment or investigation. Also, we will remain in contact throughout the length of the assignment to ensure that your needs, budgetary and otherwise, are being met.

While most of our assignments are located in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec, DFA engineers have also conducted investigations in the United States, Africa, Northern Ontario, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, British Columbia, and Nunavut. We are available to travel for investigations throughout Canada, North America, or the World.

Every assignment has different factors that affect the length of time to completion, not the least of which is the needs of the client. If the timeline is a concern, we can discuss the requirements of the assignment at the outset, and set a target for completion at that time.

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Contact Us

Preliminary & Budget Consultations are Complimentary

Phone: 613-837-1235
Email: info@dfagroup.ca