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CertAlarm partners accredited and notified for new EN 54-5 and 54-7

Published Date: 
03-Feb-2021

The EU has harmonised its standards for point heat detectors and point smoke detectors which will be mandatory from August 31, 2022. CertAlarm now also offers these certifications.

Whilst many manufacturers are currently working on understanding the requirements of UKCA, the new marking for placing relevant regulated products on the market in England, Scotland and Wales, it should not be forgotten that there is another deadline coming up for the certification of point type heat and smoke detectors.

Certification quotes with one click

Published Date: 
10-Dec-2020

Manufacturers who wish to get their security or fire product or system tested and certified to gain access to European markets can now easily obtain multiple quotes by filling out CertAlarm’s project information sheet via the new Online Quoting Platform just once. As a result they will obtain quotations from all or selected CertAlarm partners, all of which are experienced and accredited Certification Bodies and Test Laboratories.

CertAlarm celebrates World Standards Day

Published Date: 
14-Oct-2020

Today is the World Standards Day. This year’s theme is protecting the planet with standards. Standards cover all aspects of energy savings, water and air quality. They lay down standardized protocols and methods of measurement. Their broad use helps reduce the environmental impact of industrial production and processes, facilitates the reuse of limited resources and improves energy efficiency. We at CertAlarm like to contribute to the protection of the earth by offering certification schemes that guarantee compliance to European product, system, installation and service standards.

New Chair of Technical Advisory Group

Published Date: 
10-Sep-2020

CertAlarm, an organization offering a pan-European quality mark in the fire protection and security systems industry, has appointed Dr. Benoît Stockbroeckx  as new Chair of its Technical Advisory Group (TAG). The TAG is CertAlarm’s organ to provide technical guidance on issues such as the interpretation of the respective standards or on the monitoring of the competence and integrity of the participating certification bodies and test laboratories.

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