The European Commission’s DG ENER, together with Viegand Maagøe and COWI, is organising a stakeholder workshop dedicated to the provisions on data centres that are part of the proposal for an Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) recast.

The Eurovent Product Group ‘Air Curtains’ (PG-CUR) has elected Carsten Dittmar (Systemair) as its new Chairman and Michael Hims (Carver) as the new Vice-Chairman. The election took place during the Product Group meeting at the 2022 Eurovent Summit in Antalya, Türkiye. 

On 14 November, the European Parliament’s Industry, Research and Energy Committee voted on parts of the reform on the Renewable Energy Directive (RED III)

The European Commission has published its Staff Working Document and the executive summary on the evaluation of the New Legislative Framework (NLF). 

The United Kingdom Government will continue to recognise the CE product marking in Great Britain for a further 2 years, allowing business to use either UKCA or CE markings.

The 2022 edition of the European Environment Agency (EEA) report on fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-Gases) has been published. It provides a summary of the production, import, export and destruction of fluorinated greenhouse gases in the EU since 2007.

UL Solutions, a global leader in applied safety science, announced and addressed latest advances in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR) testing at the 2022 Eurovent Summit, which took place on 25–28 October 2022 in Antalya, Türkiye. HVACR safety science experts from UL Solutions provided insights on regulatory requirements, flammable refrigerants, ultraviolet-C and sanitation for the HVACR industry.

On Monday 28 November 2022, the European Commission will hold the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Consultation Forum meeting on the review of the regulations on professional refrigeration products (Regulations EU 2015/1095 and 2015/1094).

On 18 October 2022, the European Commission adopted its 2023 Commission work programme setting out its ambitions.

On 14 September 2022, President von der Leyen gave her third State of the Union speech, listing the challenges that our Union faces and outlining her vision for resolving them.