On 23 June 2022 the 2nd stakeholder meeting for the revision process of the MEErP will take place. The report and updated eco-report tool includes aspects of material efficiency and the environmental footprint. 

Scenarios for this transition pathway will with time have an impact on the HVACR industry, through the introduction of Product Environment Footprints in the Ecodesign of Sustainable Product Regulation. 

The event season is now in full swing and here is your chance to participate at the EUROVENTSUMMIT to be held with the theme ‘Building Bridges’. The event is scheduled to take place on 25-28 October 2022 in Antalya, Turkey.

As expected in the previous update (GEN 1381.00) the Life Calls for proposals 2022 now includes a call to set up this compliance support facility. 

The EPREL database has gone live on 17 May and is now accessible for the public. The Commission has updated on 20 May its ‘EPREL questions and answers’ document.

On a monthly basis, the Eurovent Team compiles a global overview of the latest developments concerning new standardisation activities, technical regulations and legislative developments of relevance for the HVACR industry.

During the 66th Annual Meeting of Eurovent, Francesco Scuderi has been appointed Secretary General of the association. He succeeds retiring Felix Van Eyken and will be supported by new Deputy Secretary General Stijn Renneboog.

DG Energy has provided on 13 May 2022 the stakeholders in the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Consultation Forum (EELCF X03609) with an update. A selection relevant for Eurovent members is abstracted below.

Brussels, Rancate, 17 May 2022. Eurovent welcomes Filtech, a Swiss manufacturer of ventilation filters. With Filtech becoming the newest Eurovent Corresponding Member, the association grows by one of the leading manufacturers in the ventilation sector.

Brussels, Marne la Vallée, 10 May 2022. Aereco, one of France’s leading manufacturers of hybrid and mechanical ventilation systems has been formally approved to join the Eurovent family during a recent online meeting of the association’s Board of Directors.