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Fire safety event: setting the scene for fire safe European buildings

Join us on 28 November at 8h30 in the European Parliament (Room A1H1) to debate with key stakeholders on fire safety in European buildings ...
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MEPs take another step toward increased fire safety in Europe

25 September 2018

Today, the European Parliament’s Committee on Budget (BUDG) adopted an amendment for a pilot project on fire safety to be included in the EU’s 2019 budget.

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New Commission study on fire performance of façades shows continued progress on fire safety

18 September 2018

On 3 September, the Commission published a study on the development of a European approach to assess the fire performance of facades of buildings.

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ITRE Committee confirms support for increased fire safety in Europe

10 July 2018

Today, the European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE) adopted an amendment for a pilot project on fire safety to be included in the EU’s 2019 budget.

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Members of the European Parliament stand up to advance fire safety in Europe

21 June 2018

Yesterday, a group of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) submitted a very promising pilot project proposal on fire safety to the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE).

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Fire safety: what can building renovations bring?

20 June 2018

After 18 months of legislative process, the amended Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EU 2018/844) has been published in the EU Official Journal.

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England: the Hackitt Report reviewing building regulations and fire safety is published

17 May 2018

The independent review led by Dame Judith Hackitt was commissioned by the British government following the Grenfell Tower fire.

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The revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive is fully adopted

14 May 2018

After the European Parliament on April 17, the Council adopted the revised directive on the Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD) on May 14.

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