The SFPE Guide for Peer Review in the Fire Protection Design Process (2020 edition) addresses the initiation, scope, conduct, and report of a peer review of a fire protection engineering work product.
It provides relevant guidance for fire protection engineers, project engineers of other disciplines, architects, code officials/authorities having jurisdiction, fire department representatives, building owners or owner representatives, and insurance interests.
The new 2020 edition includes:
■ A listing of definitions related to peer review terminology
■ More defined description of qualifications in line with the SFPE Recommended Minimum Technical Core Competencies for Practice of Fire Protection Engineering
■ Information complementing the SFPE Code of Ethics for Fire Protection Engineers
■ Added details to the important components of a peer review
■ Added content related to the limitations of the document