Alternative Solutions  / Performance Solutions

Dobbs Doherty specialise in Performance Based Fire Engineering Design. Performance Based Fire Engineering applies engineering principals to develop tailored fire engineering strategies which achieves the fire life safety objectives of the BCA. These tailored fire engineering strategies provide more efficient design solutions which better achieve the architectural vision, financial and operational objectives.


Dobbs Doherty are leaders in fire safety engineering and have experience in all building types, occupancies and configurations.


Dobbs Doherty have specialist skills and provide services in the following areas:

  • Performance Based Fire Engineering Design
  • Structural Fire Protection
  • Occupant behaviour and evacuation
  • Agent based occupant egress modelling
  • Fire Risk Assessments
  • Fire Safety Audits
  • Computational Fluid Dynamic (CFD) Smoke and Fire Modelling
  • Risk Assessments
  • Design of active and passive fire safety systems
  • Design certification
  • Cladding