Updated electrical inspections regimes in the EU: look at the new maps!

Updated electrical inspections regimes in the EU: look at the new maps!

FEEDS recently updated its reference document on “Domestic Electrical Inspections Regimes In The EU“. In this January 2024 version, you will find not only revised information about countries in the EU but also new information about non-EU counties which are our close neighbours: Norway, Switzerland and UK, because we think that all best practices are…

The EU will work further on fire statistics!

The EU will work further on fire statistics!

A big THANK YOU to Seán Kelly MEP and all other Members of the European Parliament who secured a Preparatory Action on fire statistics, as follow-up of the EUFirestat pilot project. There is a lack of EU statistics on fire safety of buildings. While around 5000 people die from fires in the EU, and many more are marked for the rest of their…

Keeping EU citizens fire safe in all buildings / EU Manifesto for 2024-2029

Keeping EU citizens fire safe in all buildings / EU Manifesto for 2024-2029

Keeping EU citizens fire safe in all buildings : 18 organisations including FEEDS launched a fire safety manifesto for 2024-2029. Fire experts, consumers and industry organisations call on the European Union to develop a fire safety strategy to support Member States, coordinate action and supplement their action when needed. The objectives cover prevention, fire statistics,…

FEEDS event follow up as part of the 2023 European Fire Safety Week
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FEEDS event follow up as part of the 2023 European Fire Safety Week

On Tuesday November 14, FEEDS organised its workshop on “Electrical Safety and deployment of heat pumps, photovoltaic panels and charging points in buildings”. FEEDS welcomed more than 40 attendees to this in-presence event organised in Brussels. The session was opened by MEP Seán Kelly: And was followed by our great speakers (click on the links…

FEEDS publishes SAFE ELECTRIFICATION CHECK LISTS

FEEDS publishes SAFE ELECTRIFICATION CHECK LISTS

On the occasion of the European Fire Safety Week and its workshop on “Electrical Safety and deployment of heat pumps, photovoltaic panels and charging points in buildings”, FEEDS releases the first Safe Electrification Check Lists which aim to provide the installer and the user with essential information regarding the electrical safety of the installation. FEEDS…

FEEDS event as part of the 2023 European Fire Safety Week: registrations open!
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FEEDS event as part of the 2023 European Fire Safety Week: registrations open!

FEEDS invites you to its workshop on “Electrical Safety and deployment of heat pumps, photovoltaic panels and charging points in buildings” 👉 Tuesday November 14, in person event in Brussels at the L42 business center, 9:00 – 12:45 What is it about? To achieve decarbonization objectives, electrification technologies such as heat pumps (HPs), photovoltaic panels…

“We have to accelerate the deployment of heat pumps, but we have to do it the right way” EuropeOn says

“We have to accelerate the deployment of heat pumps, but we have to do it the right way” EuropeOn says

EuropeOn (The European Electrical Contractors Association)’s post on Heat Pump Action Plan underlines crucial points to safely achieve the rollout of these devices which are key to decarbonise heating and cooling. 👉 “Electrical installations in existing buildings are often older and not designed to sustain higher loads as required by heat pumps (or EV chargers…

Enhancing Fire Safety for Greener Buildings: joint position with European Fire Safety Alliance and Fire Safe Europe

Enhancing Fire Safety for Greener Buildings: joint position with European Fire Safety Alliance and Fire Safe Europe

The ongoing revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) is a pivotal moment for the European Union to lead the way towards a greener and more sustainable future. As the EU strives for a decarbonized built environment, it is crucial to approach building renovation with a holistic perspective that places the safety of…

FEEDS talks about Energy Poverty and Fire Risk at the Energy Poverty Advisory Hub lunch talk on June 27th
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FEEDS talks about Energy Poverty and Fire Risk at the Energy Poverty Advisory Hub lunch talk on June 27th

The EPAH lunch talks are a series of webinars organised monthly to give a space to municipalities in Europe and other key stakeholders to share their experiences of local action to tackle energy poverty. The interest is to address different themes within the energy poverty issues. The June 27th session aims to shed light on…