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Members of the Eurovent Association and Eurovent Middle East jointly raise awareness on Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) through a wide-ranging, interactive, open-source campaign

Brussels, Dubai, 24 April 2017. During an online press conference, the Eurovent Association (Brussels) and Eurovent Middle East (Dubai) have officially launched #IAQmatters – a joint initiative of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) manufacturers in Europe and the Middle East, which provides solutions to ensure a healthy indoor climate. #IAQmatters was developed in close cooperation with leading experts such as Prof. Geo Clausen from the Section for Indoor Climate and Building Physics at Denmark Technical University (DTU). Prof. Stefano Cognati, President of REHVA, is one of the campaign’s patrons.

Felix Van Eyken focussed on the ‘past, present and future’ of European HVACR

Shanghai, 12 April 2017. As the first-ever association from Europe, Eurovent has received the honour to give a keynote presentation at the renowned CR 2017 Forum during the Opening Reception of the China Refrigeration Expo in Shanghai. In a well-received speech, Eurovent Secretary General Felix Van Eyken has elaborated on the ‘past, present and future’ of HVACR legislation technologies in Europe, with a focus on the heating sector and heat pumps.

This year the eurammon symposium will focus on small applications for refrigeration and HVAC that are operated with natural refrigerants will be the focus of the event.

Eurovent and Uniclima organise interactive forum for trends and developments in Industrial and Commercial Refrigeration, Process Cooling and Food Cold Chain

Brussels, Paris, 4 April 2017. The Eurovent Association and Uniclima have officially announced their event Refrigeration2030, which is going to take place on Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 10:00-16:00 (CET), in Paris, France. Refrigeration2030 constitutes an interactive forum for trends and developments in Industrial and Commercial Refrigeration, Process Cooling and Food Cold Chain. The event has received a wide support of the refrigeration sector and is organised in cooperation with AFCE, AFF, AICVF and PERIFEM. Speakers include leading sector representatives from around Europe.

The first edition provides for a hands-on introduction to air filters for general ventilation

Brussels, 3 April 2017. The Product Group ‘Air Filters’ within the Eurovent Association has released the first edition of its guidebook ‘Air Filters for General Ventilation’. On 28 pages, the document provides for a hands-on introduction to all important aspects related to air filters. It constitutes the first of many measures within Eurovent’s upcoming #IAQmatters awareness raising campaign.

Eurovent, ISKID, and VDMA hosted well perceived ‘Turkey in Europe’ Aircontec Reception during the ISH 2017 in Frankfurt

Frankfurt, 16 March 2017. During the ISH 2017 in Frankfurt, the Eurovent Association, ISKID (Turkey’s Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Manufacturers’ Association), and the Air Handling Technology Association within VDMA (German Engineering Association) welcomed leading industry representatives from Germany, Turkey and the EU to their ‘Turkey in Europe’ Aircontec Reception. Turkey was the official partner country of this year’s ISH.

European Ventilation Industry Association (EVIA) and Eurovent jointly provide new guidance to market on Ecodesign and Energy labelling rules for ventilation units

Brussels, 8 March 2017. The European Ventilation Industry Association (EVIA) and the Eurovent Association have come together to release the third edition of a joint comprehensive FAQ on Ecodesign and Energy labelling requirements for ventilation units. It aims to provide answers to the many questions the market still has concerning EU Regulations 1253/2014 and 1254/2014 to ensure their proper implementation.

Initiative received support of 92 leading European sectoral associations

Brussels, 16 February 2016. The Eurovent Association has co-signed the ‘Joint Declaration for an ambitious EU industry strategy’, in which 92 leading sectoral associations call for the European Union to implement a determined and coordinated strategy for Europe’s manufacturing sector. In the sector heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR), Eurovent, the Association of the European Heating Industry (EHI), and the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) supported this wide-ranging initiative.

The Systemair Managing Director looks back at 30+ years of experience in the region

Dubai, 22 January 2017. During a General Meeting at The H Hotel in Dubai, UAE, the first-ever chairmanship elections of Eurovent Middle East took place. The issue group’s more than 25 member companies have elected Mr Brian Suggitt (Managing Director Middle East, Systemair AB) as their Chairman. With Michel Farah (Director Corporate Environmental and Social Responsibility, Daikin Middle East and Afrika FZE), Georges Hoeterickx (Director Business Development, Evapco Europe BVBA) and Matthias Kasprowicz (Managing Director, TROX Middle East llc), Suggitt is going to be supported by three highly experienced Vice-Chairmen.

Family-owned Austrian company has been developing high quality ventilation equipment for more than 55 years
2016-11 - Pichlerluft factory

Brussels, Klagenfurt, 22 November 2016. After formal approval by the Eurovent Board, Austrian manufacturer J. Pichler GmbH has become Corresponding Member of the Eurovent association. The company, based in Klagenfurt (in the south of Austria), has over 55 years of experience in manufacturing state-of-the-art ventilation and air-conditioning solutions, and currently employs more than 170 people.

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