In a normal business environment, every company is constantly exposed to opportunities, challenges and risks. However, exceptional events or circumstances occur that are beyond the control of the organization. One question now facing our member companies during the Corona pandemic is how best to deal with audits.
The TA Luft (Technical Instructions on Air Quality Control) is an administrative regulation for the Federal Immission Control Act. It contains, among other things, calculation regulations for essential air pollutants for plants subject to approval. Even old plants must be brought up to date within certain transition periods and reduce the emission of pollutants.
The use of BIM building plans is becoming easier and more convenient. A new software tool can selectively adapt highly complex BIM models to the viewer's field of view so that they can be viewed through wireless VR glasses.
Municipalities often face the problem that it is not always known exactly where the different pipes under the roads are installed. Although construction plans do exist, it cannot be guaranteed that they were adhered to during the installation work or that the plans were interpreted correctly. In construction and repair projects, this can lead to construction companies accidentally hitting pipes and causing unnecessary damage.
The team from the Chair of Computer Science in Civil Engineering at the Ruhr University Bonn is researching smart applications in buildings. Intelligent glasses, i.e. smart glasses, could support the fitter in the maintenance of the building technology in the future.
The monitoring of German, European and international standardisation and technical regulations is one of the core tasks of VDMA Armaturen. Where is what going on? Is that in our interest? Is it still state of the art? Is European or international harmonisation possible? These are only some of the questions that are asked again and again when it comes to technical regulations.
This month we are updating our privacy statement to better understand what information we collect and why. We have also taken steps to improve our features to protect your information and privacy.
There is no change to your current settings or how your data is processed. We have merely improved the explanation of our procedures and explain to you in more detail what options you have to update, manage and delete your data.
We take the protection of your personal data and their confidential treatment very seriously.
General information about the scope of processing of your personal data and about your data protection rights can be found at www.vdma.org/datenschutz.
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