Avery Kartes

Avery Kartes

P.Eng., CFEI, CVFI, Forensic Engineer

Specialties: Fire & Explosion

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Office : Ottawa

Phone : 613 234-1668     ext. 5107

Email : akartes@cep-experts.ca




Avery Kartes joined CEP’s Ottawa team in September 2020. She holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Biomedical Mechanical Engineering from the University of Ottawa, obtained in 2013.



At CEP Forensic, Avery investigates and reports on insurance claims for insurers and independent adjusters, and litigation for law firms. This includes fire origin and cause determinations, failure analysis, equipment malfunctions as well as the evaluation of engineering reports from other firms. Ms. Kartes’s broad experience and understanding of how fires develop and spread, as well as her understanding of mechanical processes, has led to the successful resolution of many fires and failure-related claims.


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  •   Fire Investigations
  •   Origin and cause
  •   Failure analysis
  •   Vehicle and structural/compartment
  •   Explosion investigation and analysis
  •   Code Compliance Studies
  •   Building Code compliance of industrial, commercial and residential buildings
  •   Fire Code compliance
  •   National Fire Protection Association standards
  •   Exits, fire separations, accessibility
  •   Protection Systems
  •   Fire alarm systems
  •   Sprinkler systems
  •   Mechanical Engineering
  •   Fire protection and automatic fire sprinklers
  •   Mechanical equipment and industrial processes
  •   Plumbing systems