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2024

People’s fear must be taken seriously

28.02.24 -  In a small Danish port, a group of citizens are opposed to the possibility of CO2 being stored in the underground where they live.

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DBI Certification can certify products for ventilation ducts

28.02.24 -  Components for ventilation ducts can now be certified in Denmark.

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Building structures with more biogenic materials

27.02.24 -  We need more climate and environmentally friendly solutions in construction.

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More focus on battery explosions

23.02.24 -  Battery fires and explosions are a serious issue we should deal with.

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2023

New project to pave the way for Power-to-X in ports

19.12.23 - DBI’s new ‘SafeSBU’ project aims to provide a set of guidelines that will support a fast and safe implementation of Power-to-X in ports.

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Suppression system for electric vehicle fires in multi-storey car parks shows promising results

15.12.23 - DBI has tested a solution for multi-storey and underground car parks.

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DBI to untie Gordian knot for fires at sea

11.12.23 - An increase in the number of ship fires has put focus on the challenge of battery fires, but no stakeholders can solve the problem alone.

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Scaled fire testing leads to successful full-scale bio-facade testing

13.11.23 -  The third construction in DBI’s BioFacades:UpHigh easily passed a full-scale facade test.

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Research Project to tackle Public Resistance to Power-to-X

31.10.23 - How can citizens and local communities be involved ahead of the construction of green energy plants?

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DBI streamlines standard for fire testing of wooden panels

31.10.23 - The test standard for walls with wooden panels has previously been inadequate.

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Not so easy to roll out e-fuels

31.10.23 - It is currently possible to build plants for the production of e-fuels such as ammonia in Denmark.


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DBI can test according to the hydrocarbon fire curve

31.10.23 - 11 megawatts. This is the power output of DBI’s large multi-furnace.

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Biofacade lasted for 11 ½ minutes

05.09.23 - The first full-scale facade test in the BioFacades:UpHigh project has just been conducted at DBI.

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Small-scale fire tests with broad perspectives for the construction industry’s climate footprint

18.08.23 - DBI has successfully conducted 39 indicative small-scale fire tests.

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New CER Directive to strengthen critical infrastructure in the EU

18.08.23 - A new directive aims to improve companies in preventing, managing and recovering from crises.

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Collaboration with DBI Strengthens Corporate Growth and Innovation

29.06.23 - When companies enter a collaboration with DBI, their average turnover increases more than their competitors'.

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Drone technology for European forest fires will also be used for heath fires

23.06.23 -  A Danish company has developed drone technology with artificial intelligence to monitor forest fires.

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Wild solar panel record puts fire risk in the spotlight

23.06.23 -  On 21 April, more than half of Danes’ electricity came from solar panels.

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New EU directive tightens cyber security requirements

23.06.23 -  The EU’s new NIS2 Directive has come into force.

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Breakthrough for recycled construction timber

23.06.23 - The burn rate of recycled wood remains within the Eurocode 5 limit values and thus does not differ from new CE-marked wood in terms of fire safety.

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New fire extinguishing equipment for electric cars on ferries tested by DBI

24.04.23 - A Danish company has tested the usability of its EV Firefighter in collaboration with DBI.

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DBI is part of new cooperation on defence technology development

24.04.23 - Eight Danish universities, together with DBI and four other GTS institutes, have formed NFC.

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5 tips for better fire safety in multi-storey buildings

24.04.23 - How do you ensure fire safety in the attic of multi-storey buildings?
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Still a long way to go to achieve joint EU fire statistics

10.02.23 - It was not possible to achieve joint EU fire statistics under the EU Fire Stat project in which DBI participated.

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Conclusion from the ELBAS project: Possible to safeguard ferries against electric car fires

10.02.23 - Fires in electric or hybrid vehicles cars on ferries pose a new, special risk.

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Drones: The threat from above

09.02.23 - They are difficult to detect and virtually impossible to defend against.

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Project aims to transform construction waste into new building materials

13.01.23 - Pilot plants are to use construction waste to produce geopolymer binders.

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