About Umbra

about umbra

Umbra works in secure &
non-secure environments.

A sister company to Williams Engineering Canada, Umbra is an engineering firm that specializes in life safety, security, and fire protection, including commissioning of life safety and fire protection systems (ULC S1001).

Umbra is an industry pioneer devoted to perfecting fire and life safety codes, even participating in collaboratively writing the 2011 national standard, Integrated Systems Testing of Fire Protection and Life Safety Systems (CAN/ULC S1001-11), which includes the requirement of an Integrated Testing Coordinator (ITC) to oversee commissioning.

Umbra works in secure and non-secure environments across the government, institutional, educational, commercial, and industrial sectors. Our team includes both specialized electrical engineers and journeymen electricians who provide superior, reliable life safety and security systems.


As life safety, security, and fire protection specialists, we strive to engineer superior, customized systems with seamless system integration.


We’re both leaders and experts in fire protection, life safety, and security engineering, and we aim to continue transforming our discipline through our work and our involvement in code and standard creation and modification.