On 16 April 2014, the European Union adopted a new set of rules for placing radio equipment on the European market, and putting them into service: the Radio Equipement Directive (RED). Anything which uses radio for communications will need to meet these new requirements to be placed on the market in the EU. This includes radio-transmitting electronic fire safety and security devices.  

Zug, Switzerland, December 19th, 2016 - Euralarm published today a new white paper on outsourcing the maintenance of fire safety security systems, specifically intended for building owners and managers. The purpose of the white paper is to bring awareness of the risks of outsourcing maintenance and to give guidelines on how to avoid or minimise these risks. 

Brussels, December 22nd, 2016 – Euralarm, Europe’s trade association representing the European electronic fire safety and security Industry, is stepping up its involvement in the Joint Initiative on Standardisation to solve current fire and security issues such as the publication of standards under the Construction Products Regulation, and prepare for the future.

Euralarm's French Member SVDI organises on January 24th, 2017 in Paris a Symposium on the topic of predictive treatment of system-generated data. SVDI is a national union representing professionals in the sector of safety, video-protection and fire detection. 

CEN-CENELEC, the European standardisation platform published yesterday on its website a position paper on the implications of the Construction Products Regulation (CPR) on the European Standardisation System.

Last month, Euralarm representatives attended the CEN TC391 workshop on standardisation taking place in Delft, Netherlands. 

Euralarm Belgian Member ALIA, representing installers and distributers of electronic security products, systems and services in Belgium, organised last month the 5th edition of its Security Day 2016 on the topic of Intelligent Surveillance Cameras. Some 300 people attended the events including Euralarm President Enzo Peduzzi.

Euralarm and EUSAS will be organising a European conference on research into fire technologies that will shape the future standards. The conference will take place in Berlin on Tuesday 7 and Wednesday 8 February 2017. 

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