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 Chinese sister association CRAA ha informed us about this conference. CRAA is sponsoring it and would like us to communicate the request for abstracts. The deadline for abstracts is 1 March 2017.

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) drafts and publishes HVACR Industry Guidelines that in addition to standards are used within America. These guidelines provide valuable information for a number of products and topics and can be downloaded free of charge.

This report was commissioned by The Greens / European Free Alliance in the European Parliament and produced by shecco. It provides insight in the ongoing evolutions, in particular it includes details on the retail sector.

On 15 October 2016 the amendment that sets the dates for the phasing down hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), used in air conditioning and refrigeration was adopted by the 28th Meeting of the Parties to the 1987 Montreal Protocol.

The ATMOsphere review panel has now officially issued this call that runs until 15 November 2017. The case studies should focus on or be applicable to the Japanese market.

On 8 July 2015 these regulations were published.  The first tier for Ecodesign applies from 1 July 2016, the second on 1 July 2018 and the third on 1 July 2019. The transitional methods and a revised tool to calculate SEPR for condensing units have been made available.

On 8 July 2015 these regulations were published.  The first tier for Ecodesign applies from 1 July 2016, the second on 1 July 2018 and the third on 1 July 2019. The related draft communication with the references to standards, draft standards and transitional methods proposed by the Joint Industry Experts Group (JIEG) has been made available.

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/879 of 2 June 2016 establishing, pursuant to Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 of the European Parliament and of the Council, detailed arrangements relating to the declaration of conformity (DoC) when placing refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment charged with hydrofluorocarbons on the market and its verification by an independent auditors.

Under the Horizon2020 Innovation Framework Programme the EU is funding the project “SuperSmart”. This project looks at different possibilities to increase energy efficiency in supermarkets. It may support the possible introduction of an Ecolabel for supermarkets.

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