Who We Are

Detection & Suppression International was founded in 2000 by Christopher B. Ennis, CET and P. Mark Thomasson, SET, CFPS. Over the past 10 years, DSI has grown to a staff of over thirty professionals. Management alone has over 160 years of experience in the "Special Hazards" fire suppression and protection industry.

DSI's home office is located in Houston, Texas, but services customers in the United States from Coast to Coast. DSI also services Mexico, Central and South America, and other international locations from our offices in Houston.

DSI specializes in fire suppression solutions for its clients. Some of the largest and most successful companies in the world have trusted DSI to protect their critical data centers from losses due to fire. Protecting these world-class companies has given us experience and expertise, and we can put that experience and expertise to work for you.

DSI is your strategic resource for providing custom fire protection and suppression solutions to ensure the protection of your facility from fire and/or explosion. We have extensive experience in performing work in critical facility environments such as telecommunication, data processing, and control rooms. Our staff of professionals include NICET certified technicians and designers who have a comprehensive knowledge of the design, installation, and service requirements to properly protect your mission critical facilities.

Services are available from the beginning to the end of a project, starting with consulting services in the design stage, installation and certification of the fire suppression system, and preventative maintenance and inspections after the system is complete.