“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. ūüĎČ “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…

Answer the European Commission survey on fire safety for charging infrastructure and electric vehicles

Answer the European Commission survey on fire safety for charging infrastructure and electric vehicles

Mapping of legislation/guidelines/codes relating to fire safety for recharging infrastructure and electric vehicles in underground/above ground covered parking areas The Sustainable Transport Forum (STF) was set up to assist the Commission in implementing the Union‚Äôs activities and programmes aimed at fostering the deployment of alternative fuels infrastructure to contribute to the European Union energy and…

18 organisations call to establish a structural coordination of all EU Commission initiatives related to fire safety of European buildings

18 organisations call to establish a structural coordination of all EU Commission initiatives related to fire safety of European buildings

On Monday June 12, a high-level letter was sent to European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans calling for a strong coordination of initiatives related to fire safety of buildings.  This letter, co-signed by FEEDS, aims to encourage a more structured coordination of all policy initiatives impacting or related to the fire safety of European buildings…

EU Green Week 2023 Webinar: The Role of Electrical and Fire Safety Skills in the European Green Deal
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EU Green Week 2023 Webinar: The Role of Electrical and Fire Safety Skills in the European Green Deal

7 June 2023 (14h30-16h30 CEST) As official partners of the European Green Week 2023, Fire Safe Europe and the Forum for European Electrical Domestic Safety (FEEDS) will hold an event on the role of electrical and fire safety skills in the European Green Deal. The event will take place on the 7th of June 2023…

FEEDS talks about Energy Poverty and Fire Risk at C4E Forum, May 25th
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FEEDS talks about Energy Poverty and Fire Risk at C4E Forum, May 25th

The 4th edition of the unique community-building and networking event on energy efficiency in Central and Eastern Europe ‚Äď The Central & Eastern European Energy Efficiency Forum 2023 (C4E Forum 2023) will take place between the 23rd and 26th of May 2023, in the central location of ҆amor√≠n near Bratislava, Slovakia. Learn more: C4E website…

An original campaign in Australia to deliver life-saving electrical safety messages for kids and their families

An original campaign in Australia to deliver life-saving electrical safety messages for kids and their families

In Queensland, Australia, one in every six of serious domestic electrical incidents relates to children. Children often struggle to understand the dangers of electricity because they are naturally curious and tend to explore their environment without fully understanding the consequences of their actions. Children should be taught how to properly handle electrical devices and appliances…

EPBD trilogue: joint position to support safety provisions

EPBD trilogue: joint position to support safety provisions

EPBD trilogue: together with the European Fire Safety Alliance and a total of 13 european organisations, we call for policy makers to support the electrical, gas, CO and fire safety provisions proposed by the European Parliament into the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive. The revision of the EPBD is an unmissable opportunity to consider building…

FEEDS and European Fire Safety Alliance met with MEPs Seán Kelly and Maria Da Graça Carvalho

FEEDS and European Fire Safety Alliance met with MEPs Seán Kelly and Maria Da Graça Carvalho

On March 23, FEEDS and European Fire Safety Alliance met with MEPs Se√°n Kelly and Maria Da Gra√ßa Carvalho to discuss fire and electrical safety, particularly: Statistics : Se√°n Kelly will propose to the Parliament a follow-up to the successful EUFireStat pilot project. The aim is to test the implementation of the harmonized approach for…