Project processing and handling of the current Corona Virus – Available testing capacities

At first, we would like to inform you that we are still available for you in with the usual quality and service, even in this difficult phase.

Due to the situation, affected customers have cancelled current projects. Therefore, free test capacities are available. If you have urgent projects due to bottlenecks or closings of other laboratories, please feel free to contact your contact person from us or by using the contact details below.

COVID-19 currently provides many questions and is an issue everywhere, so we would like to provide feedback on the current process of our company.

We are working in project related teams, have separated workplaces, hold meetings via video conference and use the home office to protects the health of our employees. We have also implemented increased cleaning and hygiene measures.

Please understand that, in this situation, we cannot carry out any external audits or undertake business trips. Furthermore, customers visits are only possible with prior notification; deliveries must be scheduled in advance. Here we adhere to strict distancing rules.

Contact info for urgent tests:

E-Mail:  p.fischer@rrf-online.eu
Tel: 0208 6070410

2nd Future Workshop in Leipzig

On 15. And 16.01.2020, the workshop on the topic of particles again took place in the Deutschen Biomasse Forschungszentrum (DBFZ) in Leipzig. Like in the last meeting, it was organized by the Europäische Feuerstätten Arbeitsgemeinschaft (EFA), the Zentralverband Sanitär, Heizung, Klima (ZVSHK) and the Association Schornsteintechnik.

Falling particulate matter levels, challenging standards and growing awareness in the industry contrasts with a massive negative image of heat generated with wood. This situation is not only unsatisfactory for industry and politics, but those who suffer, are those who should have profited in the end: the people in Germany.

For this reason, the invited experts, including our CEO Mr. Christian Droll, dealt with the topics of particles and heat from the renewable raw material wood.

Future-oriented roadmaps for our society’s climate goals were developed. The goal of this workshop is to develop a joint cross-sector research proposal for efficient and market-oriented emission reduction.

The RRF is happy about the visit of the ZIV

The technical committee of the ZIV (Bundesverband des Schornsteinhandwerks – Zentralinnungsverband) visited our laboratory for fireplaces and exhaust systems in Drolshagen.

After the arrival of the participants, there was a detailed discussion on the current status of the standards for fireplaces for example the new head standard DIN EN 16510-1 Residential solid fuel burning appliances – Part 1: General requirements and test methods as a replacement for e.g. DIN EN 13240  roomheaters for solid fuels and DIN EN 14785 roomheaters for burning of wood pellets. In the discussion, the points of intersection and differences between measurements on the test bench according to the product standards and operations in practice were also addressed.

When inspecting the test benches, our CEOs Dennis and Christian Droll explained the standard-compliant procedure of tests and the requirements from the relevant test standards.

We thank the ZIV for the informative exchange and visit and look forwards to deepening the cooperation.

New technician in Oberhausen

Since 01.01.2020 we are happy about a newcomer in the RRF.

Mr. Chris Schäfersküpper reinforces our team as the second technician in our laboratory in Oberhausen. His knowledge of measurements and control technology as well as a chimney sweeper complements us with new points of view and experience.

We warmly welcome Chris!

Reinforcement in our laboratory in Drolshagen

In our laboratory in Drolshagen we are happy about reinforcement.

Mr. Heribert Bender supports our technicians in our laboratory in Drolshagen.

We look forward to his active support and warmly welcome Heribert.