New trainee for the project „comparing measurements of methods for particle measurements”

We are pleased to welcome Mr. Kevin Schulte in our team of the RRF. He is studying machine engineering at the University of Siegen. Mr. Kevin Schulte is joining our project “comparing measurements of methods for particle measurements” starting 13 October 2014.

RRF Betriebsstätte Drolshagen

New phone number in our branch office Drolshagen


Dear Sir or Madam,

we would like to point out that our telephone and fax number change at our branch office Drolshagen.

Phone +49 2761 977 94 84
Fax       +49 2761 977 91 02

The contacts of our head office Oberhausen persist.

Phone +49 208 60 70 41 – 0
Fax      +49 208 60 70 41 – 28

BeReal-Meeting in Frankfurt

On 07 April 2014, the first WP 2 Meeting took place in Frankfurt after the kick-off meeting held in the fall of last year in Straubing.

The aim of the project is to develop a method for describing the operational behavior of fireplace and pellet stoves under real conditions. The responsible presented the first sets of results of the field trials and evaluated the first statistics of the online questionnaire.

The online questionnaire is an important part of the project. We would be happy if you support the project by participating in the online survey.

The survey can be found at the following links:







The survey which takes about 5 minutes will be guided by the online system. The response and data quality strongly depends on the number of completed questionnaire within the next few months.

The next consortium meeting is scheduled for July 2014 in Frankfurt.

EFA – spring meeting in Olsberg

On March 26 and 27 members of the European fireplaces Association (EFA, Europäische Feuerstätten Arbeitsgemeinschaft) came together for the annual spring meeting in Olsberg in the Sauerland. The well attended event took place in the information and demonstration center Renewable Energy (I.D.E.E., Erneuerbare Energien), which is offered the ideal venue for the EFA as a central point for information on the topics of wood, solar and renewable energy sources.

The focus of the event were several lectures to the topic of wood firing.

Speakers at the event were:

  • Dr. rer. nat. Ingo Hartmann of DBFZ Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum gGmbH (Lecture: emissions of biomass-small combustion)
  • Ivo Kastl made ​​by Schräder Abgastechnologie (demonstration: Particulate measurement with fine dust filter)

Other items on the agenda:

  • the Ecodesign Directive with the future energy labeling of heating systems
  • a presentation to the topic “Energy Wood – A scarce resource?”
  • the results of the EuP Directive, Lot 1 and 2, and the latest new to Lot 15 and 20
  • the new website of the EFA
  • the delivery specifications for suppliers of exhaust systems in relation to the EFA Quality Seal
Foto Sven Müller und Dr. Jürgen Rosenfeld

New head of testing laboratory

Sven Müller is going to be the follower of Ewald Lücker for the technical head of our testing laboratory in the field of construction products regulation (EU) No. 305/3011.
Mr. Jürgen Rosenfeld remains as head of testing laboratory of the testing, monitoring and certification body according to LBO. Mr. Müller will be our deputy in this field of products.
We are happy about the engagement of Sven Müller wish him every success for the future!

Likewise, we say thank Mr. Lücker for many years of collaboration and wish him all the best for his retirement!

Neuer Mitarbeiter Lars Schmidt

New trainee for a year within the range of office management and communication

We are pleased to report that we once again have a new member, joining our team for the coming year. With  Lars Schmidt now another force will strengthen our office. Mr. Schmidt is going to complete a one-year controlled placement to acquire the technical college qualification. Welcome to our team!

Neue Mitarbeiterin Simone Rohloff

New apprentice to businesswomen of office communication

Since the 01.09.2013 there is a new apprentice Simone Rohlof in our company. She will graduate an apprenticeship to businesswomen of office communication in the office of our company. Welcome in our team!

Foto Sven Müller und Geschäftsleitung

Expansion of our team on the RRF

We are pleased to welcome Sven Müller as a new employee at the RRF. Mr. Müller was previously head of testing laboratory at the company LEDA Werk GmbH & Co.KG Boekhoff & Co. and is well known in the industry by his competence, engagement and his participation in various committees. With respect to a change of the head of testing laboratory Mr. Müller will reinforce our technical department. Welcome in our team!