19.06.2017 The Air Pollution Control Department focuses on raising awareness and public relations. Based on discussions in various working groups, a series of guidelines, rules and standards, and procedural manuals for everyday work have been created. What all these publications have in common is that they are based on the daily work and experiences of employees of the VDMA's member companies and other experts who were willing to contribute their practical knowledge. These practical guidelines are not only precise, to the point, and easily comprehensible; they're also adapted to the company's day-to-day work requirements. All publications by the specialist department Air Pollution Control, most of which are available for free download, are listed below.
New publication of the English translation of the VDMA Specification 24188
19.06.2017 VDMA Specification 24188, which was published with the publication date June 2011, has now been translated. The specification entitled “Smoke Protection Measures For Stairwells – Removal Of Smoke, Dilution Of Smoke, Smoke Extraction” is now available in German and English.
Smoke Extraction Policy Paper
19.06.2017 This paper describes the various requirements for smoke extraction and measures for rescuing oneself and others, as well as for extinguishing the fire and protecting property.
Standard sheet VDMA 24177 – Ventilatoren zur Rauch- und Wärmefreihaltung von Gebäuden im Brandfall (Fans for smoke and heat protection of buildings in case of fire)
19.06.2017 The revised Specification VDMA 24177 entitled “Fans for Smoke and Heat Control of Buildings in the Event of Fire” was published with the publication date 2009-12.
CEN/TC 142 WG 10 - "Holzbearbeitungsmaschinen -Sicherheit" (Woodworking machines - safety)
19.06.2017 The European standardization committee CEN/TC 142 'Woodworking machines – safety' is concerned with standardizations for design and manufacture in the areas of safety and ergonomics of machines and tools for treating and processing wood and similar materials, taking into account the specifications of the European Machinery Directive and their respective purposes.
Introductory article on the revised DIN EN 12779
19.06.2017 Safety of woodworking machines – Chip and dust extraction systems with fixed installation – Safety requirements.
Forum Gebäudetechnik (Building Services Equipment Forum)
19.06.2017 Founded in 2011 in cooperation with seven associations within VDMA, the VDMA Forum Technical Building Equipment is dedicated to the challenge of integrated concepts in technical building equipment, among other issues.