Date News
16-Jan-2020 Euralarm round table debate on EN 50131-1 revision

The European requirements related to the Intruder and Hold-up Systems (I&HAS) are covered by the EN 50131 series. The  system  requirements  in part one  are the foundation for all other standards in this range which cover the different  parts of an I&HAS system.

19-Sep-2019 Kiwa organises festive opening event for their new fire lab in The Netherlands

CertAlarm’s partner Kiwa recently announced the opening of their new state-of-the-art fire lab in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands. To celebrate this, they are hosting a festive opening event “How to deal with complexity and integrality of future trends?" on the 13th of November 2019.

“Collaboration is key in our sector. That is precisely why at CertAlarm we are happy to see the opening of the new fire lab, as a consequence, it will improve the cooperation between us and Kiwa”, says Anja Kinsky, General Manager at CertAlarm.

06-Sep-2018 New ATS guideline

As of 7. September 2018 all CertAlarm partners (Contracted Certification Bodies and Recognized Test Laboratories, http://certalarm.org/ca/partners) will test and certify according to CertAlarm’s new ATS guideline. In the past, a transmitter could be given the EN 50136-1 certificate, when the device had only been tested to EN 50131-10 and EN 50136-2. The new guideline stipulates that to achieve the prestigious EN 50136-1 Alarm Transmission System Certificate, the test must include EN 50136-3 (for receiving equipment).

04-Jun-2018 CertAlarm sponsors Euralarm Symposium in Bucharest

In 5 years, the Euralarm Symposium has established itself as a strategic event on innovation and developments of regulatory nature impacting one of the most successful industries in Europe: electronic security and fire safety.

“Euralarm is – next to CertAlarm – at the forefront of a movement advocating for an integrated European market. That’s why it is crucial for us to support and be present at this year’s symposium”, says Anja Kinsky, General Manager of CertAlarm.