European Parliament reminds the importance of Fire Safety Competencies to accompany the renovation wave
17 September 2020
Today, the European Parliament has adopted in plenary the Own initiative report ‘Maximising the Energy Efficiency potential of the EU building stock’. This reports goes beyond strictly energy efficiency aspects and reminds the importance of addressing fire safety during the renovation of the building stock. Via several mentions to fire safety, the report supports a holistic, performance-based and material-neutral approach that relies on the competencies and skills of professionals.
The report was adopted by 526 votes in favour (+), 77 against (-) and 94 abstentions (0).
The importance of Fire Safety Competencies to accompany the renovation wave will also be on the agenda of an online event organised by EuroFSA and hosted by the shadow rapporteur Pernille Weiss (EPP – Denmark) on the 29 September.