The European Parliament Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) is preparing a resolution that contains ambitious targets for the review of the F-Gas Regulation. The motion for resolution is expected to be supported by all political parties in the COP26 conference from 1 to 12 November in Glasgow.
Brussels, 21 September 2021. Eurovent has published a Recommendation focusing on factors influencing performance of Energy Recovery Components in Air Handling Units. This Code of Good Practice was developed in a joint effort by the participants of the Eurovent Product Group ‘Energy Recovery Components’ (PG-ERC).
On 24 August 2021 the UK Government announced it postponed the requirement to adopt the UKCA for goods placed on the UK market until 1 January 2023. Meanwhile the UK Government has hosted two webinars and new publications have been made available.
In response to a written question by a Member of the European Parliament (MEP), the Commission has clarified its stance on Indoor Air Quality (IAQ). The Commission’s reply mostly summarises the status quo and reveals no new ambitions to develop an EU policy framework for IAQ.
Eurovent Market Intelligence (EMI), the European Statistics Office for the HVACR market, has just published the results of its data collections on 2020 sales in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) region, based on data collected from a large number of manufacturers in the sector.
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. This information allows members to be prepared for developments that can have an impact on them and their products.
Brussels, 14 September 2021. Eurovent’s Product Group ‘Residential Air Handling Units’ (PG-RAHU) has just published the first release of its Guidebook on Residential Heat Recovery Ventilation Units. On 44 pages, the free-of-charge publication provides a comprehensive overview of all essential information on this important technology. The Guidebook was prepared in cooperation with REHVA (Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Associations).
The Technical Screening Criteria in Annex I contains some apparent inconsistencies applying to HVACR equipment manufacturing under Article 3.5. These inconsistencies have been pointed out to DG FISMA and DG ENER. Meanwhile, the Platform on Sustainable Finance has published its draft recommendations to the Commission for the remaining 4 environmental objectives, which may also have an impact on HVACR equipment manufacturing. Feedback is open until 24 September.
From 28 September to 02 October 2021, the Eurovent Team is going to be at ISK-SODEX 2021 – one of the largest international exhibitions for HVACR, insulation, pumps, valves, fittings, water treatment, fire prevention, pools and solar energy systems. Eurovent will be at your disposal for requests concerning legislation, standardisation and general industry developments throughout all exhibition days.
Eurovent is looking for a new Technical and Regulatory Affairs Officer! Eurovent is the European Industry Association for Indoor Climate (HVAC), Process Cooling, and Food Cold Chain Technologies. Our association acts as a bridge between our members and the EU institutions to enable safe and reliable heating, cooling, and ventilation technologies to contribute to the EU’s climate neutrality ambitions. We represent more than 1.000 organisations from over 30 countries, most of which are SMEs.