FSEU Press Release – UK bans combustible materials on new high-rise and high-risk buildings’ facades

Brussels, October 1, 2018: James Brokenshire, secretary of state for housing, communities and local government, announced today at the Conservative Party Conference 2018 that combustible materials will be banned from the facades of “all new high-rise residential buildings, hospitals, registered care homes, and student accommodations” over 18 meters.

FSEU Press Release – European Commission proposes two approaches to assess the fire performance of building facades

The key argument supporting the “main” approach seems to be that existing test data would be kept for the countries which are already using the British and German methods (only four countries out of 28), though only 55 tests are available on the BRE website for the British method.

FSEU at FIREX International 2018

It was a great opportunity for FSEU to be at FIREX International 2018, engaging with stakeholders and learning about the latest developments in the fire safety sector.

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Fire News Flash 🔥Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays! Fire Safe Europe is happily remembering all the great achievements on fire safety in 2018.

FSEU webinar – Learning from other sectors where fire data is being successfully collected and analysed

Fire Safe Europe (FSEU) held the second webinar of the data collection webinar series “Learning from other sectors where fire data is being successfully collected and analysed” on 4 December. The webinar was a success and gave much needed insight into how the maritime sector deals with fire data.

FSEU Press Release – Members of the European Parliament ask the European Commission to choose a strong approach to assess the fire performance of facade

Ahead of the European Commission’s decision on a EU approach to the fire assessment of facades, 13 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) wrote a letter championing the Commission’s proposed “alternative” approach

FSEU webinar – Learning from international organisations that gather, analyses and use fire data

Fire Safe Europe (FSEU) held the first webinar of the data collection webinar series “Learning from international organisations that gather, analyses and use fire data” on 6 November

FSEU webinar – Facades fire safety: choosing the right method

Fire Safe Europe (FSEU) held its webinar on Facades: choosing the right method.

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