"Satisfying Fire Protection Needs Today While Ensuring Life Safety Tomorrow"
First Defense Fire Protection Inc.
11957 Ramah Church Road, Huntersville NC 28078
704.948.3506 (p) 704.948.3507 (f)

Sales Department

FDFP Inc. Sales department is one of a kind. Understanding the fire protection market and providing estimates that are clear, precise, and to the point.

The Sales Department studies the market, nurtures customer relationships, obtains bid invites, compiles estimates, prepares proposals, negotiates contracts, secures contract documents once a project has been awarded, reviews contracts, manages the project until the design phase begins. All administration, contracts, pricing, and contract documents are handled through this department. Contact Jeff Maus for more details

Jeffrey D. Maus, CET  jeff@firstdefensefire.com

Upon graduation from Henry Ford College with degrees in Fire Science and Liberal arts, Mr. Maus has been involved in the fire sprinkler industry since 1984. Starting in the field installing pipe, he has worked "up the ladder" and has experience in every facet of the business, from stocklisting, design, hydraulics, coordination, project management, estimating & sales, and operations management.

His extensive background and commitment to excellence has allowed FDFP, Inc. to lead the industry in cutting edge technology and unsurpassed customer satisfaction. The leadership he possesses and loyalty he provides ensures our clients will be treated by the best staff available to handle your fire protection needs in a timely and professional manner

Duane Batchelor duane@firstdefensefire.com

Todd Lipford todd@firstdefensefire.com

Mr. Lipford has more than 25 years of experience in the fire protection industry involving installation, listing, designing, estimating and construction management with a proven track record for completing capital projects within budget, on schedule, and with an exemplary safety record. Todd has worked with many professional project teams all across the Southeast. Types of projects include Pre-Action Systems for Freezers, Deluge Systems in Tank Farm Areas, Wet Systems in Warehouses, Dry Systems in outdoor or unheated spaces, underground fire loops, fire pump systems and water storage tanks. He has taken jobs from the ground stage to completion in all types of environments and applications. Over the years he has worked closely with Insurance Underwriters and Local Authorities to obtain design requirement s and approvals prior to installations. This has shown to be of great benefit in making sure that our projects stay on schedule and all Underwriter/Local Authority requirements are met.

With Todd’s eight plus years of sprinkler design experience he is able to communicate with both the design team and field crews to make sure all projects are done per code requirements and stay within scheduled completion dates.


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