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19.1.2021 UKCA – new UK product marking After four and a half years, EU and UK negotiators in Brussels have reached a post-Brexit trade agreement. The UKCA (UK Conformity Assessment) marking is a new UK... Read more
19.1.2021 R&D fire testing of Aluminium Construction Systems Factory Multiple fire resistance tests for our esteemed customer ALUSYSTEMS (Aluminium Construction Systems Factory Co. Ltd) have been successfully carried out at our facility according to HRR (Heat Release... Read more
19.1.2021 New test standard for smoke leakage of doors The ‘one-and-a-half-times rule’: who has not been confronted with it in the smoke control door industry in the Netherlands in the last few decades? And what’s more, the... Read more
18.1.2021 Witness your testing remotely Millions of workers across the world have converted to the world of remote working for the first time ever, and workplaces will never be the same. With increasing... Read more
18.1.2021 TUCSA webinar: fire risks of non-structural building systems during earthquakes & post-earthquake situations At the 21st Structural Steel Day held on 11 November 2020, Mr. Ilker IBIK, CEO of Efectis Era Avrasya, a member of TUCSA (Turkish Structural Steel Association), addressed... Read more
18.1.2021 Cone calorimeter furnace Efectis has recently purchased additional reaction to fire testing equipment, which will complete the range of reaction to fire equipment already in operation within the Efectis group. This... Read more
18.1.2021 New test standards in 2020 Efectis is involved in the preparation of new standards issued by CEN in Brussels. In recent years we have worked hard to realize new test standards and to... Read more
18.1.2021 Main changes in the new French warehouse regulations With effect from 1 January 2021, the recently published decree 2020-1169, the order of 24 September 2020 modifying the classification of hazardous industrial installations (ICPE), and some prescriptions... Read more
18.1.2021 Fire safety review of student accommodation buildings After the Grenfell tragedy, the risk of fire spread in high-rise buildings, i.e. higher than 18 m, have become a major concern. If the requirements of the Building... Read more
18.1.2021 Fire safety of façades, a combination of factors After the terrible fire at Grenfell Tower in London, many municipalities and building owners in the Netherlands are concerned with the fire safety of the façades of their... Read more
18.1.2021 News from the board At the beginning of this new year, I want to take this opportunity to wish you a healthy and happy 2021. There is no doubt that 2020 was... Read more
4.1.2021 Efectis approvals in Middle East Secure Market Access to UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, and Jordan  Efectis is authorized to issue the mandatory Certificates of Compliance (CoCs) for the above Middle East regions... Read more