Improving the quality of insulation supports the decarbonisation of industry

2021-02-18, Brussels

Improving the quality of insulation supports the decarbonisation of industry

On 1st March the EiiF (European Industrial Insulation Foundation) will publish its Study “The insulation contribution to decarbonise industry” evaluating the energy and CO2 savings potential in EU 27.

Insulation KEYMARK in full support of the “EU Green deal"

2021-02-12, Brussels

Insulation KEYMARK in full support of the “EU Green deal"

Thermal Insulation KEYMARK assuring quality with full 3rd party certified claims, enhances the ‘EU Green Deal’ policy for the next decades as part of their voluntary pan-European product certification scheme.

Maintaining VDI/KEYMARK Certification in Covid times

2021-02-02, Brussels

Maintaining VDI/KEYMARK Certification in Covid times

The COVID-19 still affects most parts of the usual activities. During this pandemic, manufacturers may experience different kinds of problems, e.g. unavailability of personnel, delayed incoming materials, supporting services not being supplied. KEYMARK empowered certification bodies may also face a variety of challenges like absent personnel and restrictions to the free movement of persons. 

The KEY-role of Registered Laboratories Within Insulation VDI / KEYMARK

2020-09-03, Berlin

The KEY-role of Registered Laboratories within Insulation VDI / KEYMARK

The revision of the Insulation VDI / KEYMARK Scheme Rules made it possible for the first time to present a common European, voluntary certification system for insulation materials in buildings and in building equipment and industrial installations. The "Quality Assurance Committee (QAC)" is the certification committee of the Insulation VDI / KEYMARK certification scheme. Here, the activities of the certification bodies empowered by the KEYMARK Management Organisation on behalf of CEN and the registered testing laboratories are controlled by appropriate expert groups.

QAC-Elections for Insulation KEYMARK

2020-06-16, Berlin

The QAC Chairmen for the Building Insulation KEYMARK and the Industrial Insulation KEYMARK were elected!

Piet Vitse, Chairman of the Building Insulation KEYMARK Quality Assurance Committee, and Roland Schreiner, Chairman of the Industrial Insulation KEYMARK Quality Assurance Committee for Industrial application products, both since 2017, have been re-elected on 16 June 2020 for a further 3-year period, according to the Scheme regulations.

New Security KEYMARK Scheme Rules

Security Keymark

2020-03, Berlin

Final draft for physical security KEYMARK ready for approval!

We are pleased to inform you that the Security KEYMARK for physical security products is ready for the market. The new Security KEYMARK Scheme Rules contain all information relevant for the KEYMARK certification of burglar resistant products intended to provide protection to people, property and infrastructure in industrial, public and domestic buildings. These scheme rules are being developed and subsequently maintained by the interested parties in this field consisting of European certification bodies and testing laboratories.

New KEYMARK Scheme Rules For Thermostatic Radiator Valves

2020-02, Berlin

New version of the KEYMARK Scheme Rules for thermostatic radiator valves available!

We are pleased to inform you about the main changes in the new version 4 of the KEYMARK Scheme Rules for TRVs according to EN 215:2019.

Service Contract for KMO Between CEN And DIN CERTCO Renewed

2019-12, Berlin

Contract with CEN for the daily management of the KEYMARK renewed for another 4 years!

We are pleased to inform you that as a result of a positive assessment by the interested parties within the KEYMARK sysmte the service contract with DIN CERTCO as KMO was renewed.

New CEN KEYMARK Database

2019-11-28, Berlin

Welcome to the new CEN KEYMARK database!

We are pleased to explain to you the reasons, the content, and the benefit of the new CEN KEYMARK database.

New version 2.1 of Insulation KEYMARK Scheme Rules

2019-11, Berlin

New version of the Insulation KEYMARK Scheme Rules available!

We are pleased to inform you about the main changes in the new version 2.1 of the Insulation KEYMARK Scheme Rules for thermal insulation products for buildings and industrial applications.

New Secretariat for Insulation KEYMARK

2019-10-01, Berlin

EiiF Foundation takes over the secretariat for the Insulation KEYMARK!

New CEN-CENELEC Internal Regulations, Part 4

2018-12, Berlin

New CEN-CENELEC Internal Regulations, Part 4 "Certification"

In 2018, CEN decided to replace the former CEN Certification Board (CCB) by the new established CEN KEYMARK Taskforce (KTF). Thus, the CEN-CENELEC Internal Regulations, Part 4 which are the basis for all KEYMARK systems, needed to be updated to take this change into account. They are now available in the current version of 2018-07.

New General CEN KEYMARK Website

2018-11-01, Berlin

Welcome to the new CEN KEYMARK website!

We are pleased to explain to you the reasons, the content, and the benefit of the new general CEN KEYMARK website.