Euralarm News

Euralarm calls on building renovations to be aimed towards achieving higher energy efficiency rating, as per EPBD

Following the new Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), many renovations of existing buildings are to be expected in the coming years. These renovations must lead to buildings that are more energy efficient than they are today. This will require the installation of Building Automation systems for commercial buildings above 290 kW installed power. Although each country needs to develop its own renovation plan to tackle the expected renovations, one thing is certain that with automatio...

Euralarm appoints Paul van der Zanden as the new General Director

Paul van der Zanden is the new General Director of Euralarm. Paul holds over 30 years of experience in the global security market. The new General Director is committed to making Europe a safer place where more people have access to reliable fire protection- and security systems as well as services. Existing economic models are changing rapidly and new technologies and regulation will create both risks and opportunities. This will have an impact on the security and fire safety industry. Euralar...

EUSAS-Euralarm Conference by Airbus showcases fire detection & security in the aviation sector

EUSAS and Euralarm, hosted by Airbus, recently organised their second joint conference, which was this year on the topic of aviation safety and security. It showed once again the importance of technological development for an industry endeavoured to protect lives with a particular relevance to the aeronautics and air transport sectors. Aviation safety & security The US Federal Aviation Administration reports yearly over 100 false fire alarms on airplanes, resulting in unplanned landings an...

Modern public security systems enhance safety and security for citizens

It can be taken as proven that the trends in urbanisation, the mobility of the population and the demographics, have had and will continue to have tremendous impact on our daily lives. These impacts were and are supported by disruptive technology changes (such as the evolution of the internet and mobile communication) and result in higher dependencies of almost all economic and social processes. Compared with former generations, we are spending most of our time in buildings or closed mobile con...

Smart cities revolution incomplete without safety and security of public and infrastructure

The city of the future needs smart, secure and resilient infrastructure solutions According to the United Nations, the world population will reach almost 8.5 billion by 2030. As populations grow, so do cities. Even now more than half of the world’s inhabitants live in urban areas, and more than one million move from the country to the city every week. This trend places enormous demands on people and infrastructures. Because only when communication, energy, safety, s...

BSIA Annual Review 2014 - 2015

According to David Wilkinson ensuring that members are represented throughout standards development is one of the core BSIA functions The British Security Industry Association (BSIA) has published its Annual Review for 2014-15, revealing that the trade body continues to expand its influence in the development of British and European standards. Member representation on more than 30 BSI committees In the past 12 months, the BSIA has contributed to the development and review of...

IFSEC 2015 keeps security industry abreast with latest technologies & developments

IFSEC International will launch a brand new zone within the show - Innovation Arena 2015 has already seen major incidences that have tested the security industry across the globe and as threats continue to evolve IFSEC Internationalhas a crucial part to play in keeping the industry abreast of the latest technologies, developments and best practices. Taking place at ExCeL London IFSEC International 2015 will run from 16-18 June. IFSEC International has been at the heart of...

IFSEC 2015 releases details for Safe Cities feature

Safe Cities will provide thought leadership sessions to provide more insight into this concept IFSEC International 2015 has released details for this year’s Safe Cities feature which will focus on the protection of larger urban areas, critical national infrastructure and business continuity at London’s ExCeL from 16-18 June. Suited for senior and strategic personnel responsible for the protection of major assets within a city, Safe Cities will provide high lev...