The Society of Fire Protection Engineers

defines, develops, and advances the use of engineering best practices; expands the scientific and technical knowledge base; and educates the global fire safety community to reduce fire risk.

SFPE Europe

We are excited to announce the establishment of SFPE Europe. The official royal decree was issued in September and work is now underway to set up operations.

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New Publication Release

The Sprinkler Hydraulics: A Guide to Fire System Hydraulic Calculations, 3rd edition by Harold S. Wass Jr and updated by Russ Fleming is now available.

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Why You Should Join SFPE as a Member Today

Joining SFPE is the most important connection a current or future fire protection engineer can make.

SFPE offers members the resources they need to excel in their careers, stay on top of the latest industry developments and research, and connect with the best minds in fire protection and fire safety engineering. SFPE membership gives you the edge you need to take charge of your career and work toward our common goal of engineering a fire safe world.


Earn credits, advance your career

  • SFPE membership includes complimentary webinars offered as Member Monday Webinars held multiple times monthly to give you timely insight and valuable guidance on a wide range of topics affecting the profession, as well as the ability to earn PDHs. Membership also grants you access to the archives, available on-demand to view on any device. 

Exclusive Member Discounts

  • In addition to exclusive access to educational resources, technical publications, and other member-only benefits, membership offers valuable discounts on the following:
    • 40% discount on most publications
    • 75% discount ($299, list price $1,199) on the SFPE Handbook of Fire Protection Engineering, Fifth Edition 
    • Up to 20% off conferences and continuing education programs 

Networking Opportunities

  • Members say networking opportunities are one of the most valuable member benefits. Collaborate with the best and brightest in the profession by volunteering on a standing committee, participating in webinars and seminars, joining a special interest group, or attend a global conference.

  • Augment your local chapter affiliation with membership to build a global peer network.


Fire Protection Engineering Magazine

This SFPE flagship publication is the only magazine written for and by fire protection engineers, exclusively to members. Published quarterly, Fire Protection Engineering features articles on timely topics and challenging issues facing the profession. It is available in print and digital format.

Fire Technology Journal


Fire Technology is the international, peer-reviewed quarterly journal of SFPE and National Fire Protection Association. It covers a range of fire safety science and engineering topics in industrial, operational, cultural and environmental settings.

Available at springer.com

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SFPE is an ANSI accredited standards developer and in a continuing effort to advance and improve fire safety engineering practice, SFPE develops fire protection engineering standards and engineering guides that will provide fire protection engineers access to current information and practices in today’s evolving world.

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