Euralarm releases revised and expanded edition of study on False Fire Alarms in Europe

Euralarm’s Task Group False Alarms has released a second edition of the study on false fire alarms in Europe. In this new edition the results and findings of the first edition have been enhanced by the analysis of the situation…

Euralarm Position Paper on NLF evaluation

Euralarm, the European association representing the electronic fire safety and security industry, has given feedback on the NLF. The association’s response to the questions of the European Commission were laid down in a Position Paper. Improvements Euralarm remains convinced that…

Euralarm President Jon Könz selected for the CEN-CENELEC Industry Advisory Forum

Jon Könz, President of Euralarm, has been selected as a member of the CEN-CENELEC Industry Advisory Forum. The Industry Advisory Forum consists of 18 members who were selected based on their particular experience and knowledge in the identified CEN-CENELEC Strategy…

Euralarm releases guidance document on integrated fire-protection solutions for lithium-ion batteries

The Extinguishing Section of Euralarm has published a guidance document on integrated fire-protection solutions for lithium-ion batteries. This new Euralarm guideline provides information on the issues related to the use of lithium-ion batteries, how fires start in batteries and on…

Supply chain issues in the fire and security industry

Since the corona pandemic introduced the world to the concept of ‘the new normal’, nothing is normal anymore. A simple incident can be disastrous for something as vital as the supply chain as we have seen with the blockage of…

Kidde Fire Protection joins Euralarm

Following a decision of its Board, Euralarm has welcomed its newest member, Kidde Fire Protection. The company will join the Extinguishing Section of Euralarm. The section monitors the technical and political trends and takes action to guide, influence their development…

Jon Könz new Euralarm President

During the 51st General Assembly of Euralarm, the European association representing the fire safety and security industry, the members have chosen Jon Könz as new President of Euralarm. He succeeds Martin Harvey who was President for the past three and…

Euralarm releases Position Paper on EC proposal for a Regulation on Artificial Intelligence

Euralarm recently released a Position Paper on the EC proposal for a Regulation on Artificial Intelligence. The Position Paper follows some informal discussions with DG CONNECT and contains proposals on several articles in the Regulation on Artificial Intelligence. Following the…

Euralarm welcomes FirePro as new member

Following a decision of its Board, Euralarm has welcomed FirePro as new member. The company will join the Extinguishing Section of Euralarm whose activities cover automatic extinguishing systems using gas, water, foam, powder and aerosols, oxygen reduction systems, portable equipment…

Positive vote on EN 50710 opens the doors to the provision of secure remote services

Euralarm’s Services Section reports an important step forward for service providers and end-users of remote services: the very positive vote on the EN 50710, Requirements for the provision of secure remote services for fire safety systems and security systems. The…

The Open Security & Safety Alliance joins Euralarm

The Open Security & Safety Alliance (OSSA), an industry body comprising stakeholders from all facets of the security, safety and building automation space, today announced it has joined Euralarm, the association of European manufacturers, installers and service providers from the…

Euralarm presents position on internet-connected radio equipment and wearables

Euralarm, the European association of the fire safety and security industry, has commented on the upcoming delegated act for internet-connected and wearable radio equipment as part of the Radio Equipment Directive. The comments and proposals are given in view of…

Euralarm organises online industry webinar on gaseous fire extinguishing systems

October 2020 – Following its General Assembly Euralarm will organise an industry webinar that will run from 16:00 – 16:50 (CET) on October 29, 2020. The webinar is intended to look at the key regulations and standards that affect gaseous…

Kiwa first associate member Euralarm

Euralarm has welcomed its first associate member: Kiwa, a trusted and proven partner in the field of fire safety and security. The autonomous global company is specialized in testing, inspection, certification, training and consultancy services. With these services, Kiwa contributes…

Euralarm Annual Report 2019-2020

Euralarm has released its Annual Report 2019-2020. The release  of the report coincides with the 50th anniversary of Euralarm. As a result of the COVID-19 crisis the report is released after an Extraordinary General Assembly which took place online. This…

Euralarm: adopt Date of Withdrawal as effective implementation date of standards

Euralarm released a Communiqué with recommendations on updating national Codes (like a Building Code, Fire Code, etc.) when new Standards become available. The development of new or revised standards follows a certain process that is finalised with the ratification of…

Drax new Euralarm member

Euralarm has welcomed Drax Technology as new member. The company will join the Fire Section of Euralarm which activities cover the technical and political trends and taking action to guide the developments. Together with a diverse number of stakeholders in…

Euralarm GA and Industry Forum – May 27, Brussels, Belgium

Euralarm pleased to inform you that registration is now open for the 2020 Industry Seminar & 50th-Anniversary Celebrations that will take place on May 27 in Brussels, Belgium, in conjunction with Euralarm’s General Assembly. Euralarm is offering Early-bird rates until…

New Technical Managers for Euralarm

The professional team of Euralarm has been strengthened with two new Technical Managers. Michael Scharnowsky has been appointed Technical Manager of the Fire and Extinguishing sections; Benoit Stockbroeckx will be the new Technical Manager for the Security and Services sections.…

Euralarm welcomes new member 3M

Following a decision of its Board, Euralarm has welcomed 3M as new member. The company will join the Extinguishing Section of Euralarm which activities cover automatic extinguishing systems using gas, water, foam, powder and aerosols, oxygen reduction systems, portable equipment…

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