The new regulation replaces the current European Directive that are now in force.
The application of the new regulation ensures transparency, cost effectiveness and more efficiency application.
Previously the regulations required the use of an expert to accurately interpret their correct meaning.
The new regulation place an obligation on all member states to provide CE marking on building products by 01/07/2013. (Previously manufacturers in Finland, Ireland, Sweden, Norway and England could sell their products without CE marking.)
The PIA will be holding a seminar at the end of the year to discuss the impact of the new Construction Products Regulation on manufacturers.