The Time is Right for Structural Engineers to Embrace Structural Fire Protection

SEI Member Update
May 2018

For the past century, project stakeholders have tolerated a strikingly inefficient and amorphous system for protecting structures from uncontrolled fire. Also, structural engineers are often absent from the structural fire protection design process. However, due to recent advancements put forth by ASCE/SEI, now is a great time for structural engineers to get involved with structural fire protection and lead its implementation in practice.