On behalf of the European Commission, Öko-Recherche is working on a series of analysis evaluating the implementation of the F-Gas Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 since 2015. The Q1/2023 report has been recently shared with Eurovent.

In cooperation with Orgalim, the Eurovent Team provides you with an overview on all European legislative developments of relevance to the HVACR sector. The Bulletin provides a compendium allowing the industry to assess the status quo.

On 22 May 2023, the Council of the EU adopted its position (general approach) on the European Commission’s proposal for Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation (ESPR).

The minutes of the Consultation Forum of 07 March 2023 regarding the Ecodesign and the Energy Labelling of room air conditioners and of the Consultation Forum of 27 April 2023 regarding the Ecodesign and the Energy Labelling of space heaters have been circulated.

The European Commission recently confirmed the additional stakeholder technical meeting on the review of Ecodesign requirements for space heaters as announced during the last Consultation Forum.

On Thursday, 27 April, the European Commission held the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Consultation Forum meeting on the review of the regulations on space and water heaters (Regulations EU 811/2013, 812/2013, 813/2013 and 814/2013).

The European Environment Agency published the ‘Europe’s Air Quality status 2023’. It outlines concentrations of air pollutants in 2021 and 2022 for regulated pollutants in relation to EU air quality standards and WHO guidelines.

In order to foster its educational mission, the Cooling Technology Institute (CTI) renews its scholarship program for the 2023 school year. Apply now for the scholarship if you are a student entering college in STEM curriculum.

The European Environment Agency has published the ‘Annual EU greenhouse gas inventory 1990-2021 and inventory report 2023’, which is the EU’s official submission of greenhouse gas emission data to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).  

The April 2023 edition of the Smart Readiness Indicator (SRI) newsletter - including three new SRI factsheets related to the Domestic Hot Water, Electricity, and Monitoring & Control technical domains - has been released.