It is the goal of Thorpe Design, Inc. is to become your trade partner. We will provide custom fire sprinkler designs to fit your specifications.

Numerous owners and builders are benefiting from the performance of Thorpe Design, Inc. as their fire sprinkler systems contractor.

A partial list of our current trade partners includes; Pulte Homes, Taylor Morrison, Shea Homes, Regis Contractors, William Lyon Homes, SBI, KB Home, Discovery Builders, Blue Moutain & many more.


Unsolicited statements from our clients include; “Professional and very courteous with our homeowners”, “on time with schedule, very prompt to take on any issues”, “excellent interaction with other subcontractors in the field”, and “have exemplified persistence, patience and determination in their work ethic”.

Thorpe Design, Inc. is structured with three specialized construction managers that provide individualized care through fully staffed departments:

Tract & Multi-Family Department – Under the leadership of Corey Gray (925) 383-0737, this department has successfully completed installation of residential sprinkler systems for over ten thousand homes since many of the sprinkler ordinances were passed in the year 2000. This dept. is also responsible for developments that include town homes, condominiums, apartment buildings and mixed-use projects. Sizing range from tri-plex to multi story / multi structure projects.

Custom Homes Department – Scott Burke (925) 766-2397, responsible for projects from small detached structures, to homes exceeding twenty thousand square feet for the most discriminating owners. We have styles, finishes and designs that we make the fire sprinklers an aesthetically pleasing element of your home.

Commercial Department – Jim Plummer (925) 437-7170, responsible for ground up, retrofit, tenant improvement, underground private fire service and overhead wet pipe fire sprinkler systems. This department has completed over 200 projects in 2006.

Service – Dennis Radabaugh (925) 584-0021 In addition to our construction capability, we offer full 24-hour service at (925) 634-5758. We can also provide you with quarterly inspection services and state required five-year certifications.

Our capabilities are further enhanced by an in-house professional engineering staff, and an internal warehouse delivering over one million dollars in inventory to our client’s jobsites each year. We look forward to employing the skills and talents of our over eighty employees to serve your fire sprinkler system needs.


Patrick Hulleman

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