Sharron has been involved in multiple aspects of the firestop and
passive fire protection business for over 20 years. As a successful
woman in a traditionally male-oriented business, she is a pioneer.
Sharron’s experience includes inspection, quality control, value
engineering, code consultation, education, training, documentation,
product development, sales, and customer support. Her portfolio of
projects ranges from a basic “stick-built” 4-story 100-unit condo, to
a 16.8 million sq. ft. $9.6 billion mixed-use complex.
“Saving Lives for the Life of the Building” ™
Sharron is very detail-oriented. She is excellent at pulling building
codes, standards, specifications, design, cost and schedule all onto
the same page in a way that will make the building safer and reduce
the liability for the owner and contractors alike. In the construction
arena, a delay of just a few days can result in millions of dollars in
additional expense, or even liquidated damages. “I’m always willing to
go the extra mile to ensure the success of a project,” she explains.
Sharron understands that both schedules and budgets can quickly run
off the rails if firestop is not incorporated into project planning.
The earlier the HLS team is involved on a project, the greater the
influence they can have. Sharron works with the entire project team to
ensure that everyone is aware of their impact on life safety. “After
working with Sharron on a project you will have a new respect for the
‘red stuff’ in the rated walls,” explains one contractor for a major
One of Sharron Halpert’s key strengths is her ability to be a good
communicator. She has experience as an educator, as well as in
customer-service. As a consequence, Sharron and her team recognize the
value of patience, and sharing knowledge with clients and vendors.
They are always willing to take additional time to explain issues or
brainstorm solutions with those involved in the project.