According to the 2019 statistical yearbook of the National Fire Brigade, in 2018, about 58,000 fires took place in Italy in environments affected by the CPR regulation.
RESIDENTIAL HOUSES: 53648
COMMERCIAL ENTERPRISES: 2144
These data are available in the 2020 edition of the CPR guide of AICE ( Italian Association of Cables and Electrical Conductors) entitled: CPR, The new Cables Age. The numbers make us understand the importance of safety in buildings in case of fire.
This document, addressed to project designers and installers, is an update of the complete guide to the Construction Products Regulation applied to Electric Cables and explains, among other things:
– the legislative scenario;
– the economic operators in the supply chain;
– the requirements imposed by the CPR regulation;
– Marks and Markings
La Triveneta Cavi and AICE
AICE, which La Triveneta Cavi has always been linked to, is an association of FEDERATION ANIE (National Federation of Electrotechnical and Electronic Companies), which in turn is part of Confindustria, and represents companies active in the energy cables and accessories, communication cables and electrical winding conductors sectors.
AICE member companies are 39 (for a total of 7,000 employees) and in 2019 they had a turnover of about 3,000 million Euros.
AICE guarantees its members a continuous update on the evolution of the European Directives in force and under development (LVD – Low Voltage Directive; EMC – Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive; CPR – Construction Products Regulation; etc.).
In particular, with reference to the CPR Regulation, AICE member companies have focused their investments on research and development of safe and reliable products to be used in applications where the health of people and the protection of things must be guaranteed in case of fire.