TECSA in Hawaii with the SFPE

TECSA took part in the usual international meeting organized by the Society of Fire Protection Engineers (SFPE) on performance-oriented fire-fighting engineering.

The 12th International Conference “Performance-Based Codes and Fire Safety Design Methods” was held in the period April 23-27 in Honolulu (Hawaii), USA.

Luca Fiorentini, director of TECSA, participated as a speaker for two interventions related respectively to a “risk based” approach for the establishment of a solid fire prevention strategy and the illustration of an Italian case study completely developed according to engineering techniques oriented to the connected performance with a hospital housed in a high-rise building. The case study, at the end of the presentation, was the subject of a specific round table which was also attended by the group of Finland under the guidance of chairman Ijsbrand Van Straalen (TNO). The development of the case study, conducted in several months of work, was coordinated by Luca Fiorentini and led by TECSA S.r.l. and Rimond S.p.A. with the support of some members of the National Fire Brigade, the Polytechnic University of Turin and the University of Roma Tre.

Here are the specific references to the TECSA S.r.l publications:

  • Luca Fiorentini, Maria Lappano, Nicolò Berteletti, Andrea Respighi, Rosario Sicari, Sonia Maria Scarpellini, Fabio Breveglieri (TECSA Srl), Stefano Guarnieri, Chiara Angeli, Lorenzo Lo Fino (Rimond SpA), Stefano Converso (University of Roma Tre), Bernardino Chiaia, Luca Marmo, Enrico Danzi (Polytechnic University of Turin), Fabio Dattilo, Salvatore Tafaro, Vincenzo Puccia (National Fire Brigade), “Case Study, Italy, High-Rise Health Care Facility: a risk & performance based approach” , SFPE 12th International Performance-Based Codes and Fire Safety Design Methods Conference, Honolulu (Hawaii-USA), April 23-27, 2018 (see excerpt).
  • Luca Fiorentini, “A Holistic Approach to Fire Risk Assessment: Creative to Robust, Barrier Based, Fire Safety Strategy”, SFPE 12th International Performance-Based Codes and Fire Safety Design Methods Conference , Honolulu (Hawaii-USA), 23-27 april 2018 (see abstract).

Luca Fiorentini, international expert, is an active member of the Society of Fire Protection Engineers both internationally (where he plays leading roles in numerous technical commissions and in the editorial boards of the scientific journals of reference of the association) and at a national level in the field of AIIA (Italian Association of Fire Fighting Engineering – Italian chapter of SFPE).