SFPE Engineering Guide to Performance-Based Fire Protection


Stay at the forefront of fire and life safety with the 2nd edition of the SFPE Engineering Guide to Performance-Based Fire Protection.

Developed in recognition of the increased acceptance of performance-based design, and including experience and advancements in computer modeling and engineering techniques, this edition is a vital tool for engineers, architects, building code officials, and AHJs.

Both a starting point and a comprehensive reference, the Guide provides a flexible process for performance-based design and the assessment of building fire safety, within both prescriptive and performance-based code systems.

Use it to help you:

  • Determine and document the achievement of fire safety goals for a particular project over the life of a building.
  • Identify and work within the latest accepted parameters that should be considered in performance-based analysis or design.
  • Develop fire protection measures that ensure acceptable levels of safety, without unnecessary constraints on other aspects of building design or operation.

The Guide includes detailed coverage on:

  • Defining project scope
  • Identifying goals
  • Defining stakeholder and design objectives
  • Developing performance criteria
  • Developing design fire scenarios
  • Developing and evaluating trial designs

Get equipped for the new era in performance-based codes.


Item #: SFPE06

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