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 and expected developments.

In December 2021, the Commission published its updated Guidance: Imports of pre-charged equipment. On 29 October 2021, the EU Commission published the 2022 version of the Combined Nomenclature. Both do concern pre-charged equipment and apply since 1 January 2022.

Eurovent’s initiative PRODBIM partners with BIM&CO and Eurovent Certita Certification (ECC) to facilitate access to certified data in BIM software and exchanges. The partnership will accelerate creation of data and improve its reliability.

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. 

The consultation on the Future Buildings Standard: 2021 has resulted in changes to Part L (conservation of fuel and power) and Part F (ventilation) of the Building Regulations for non-domestic buildings and dwellings; and overheating in new residential buildings. 

Until 31 January, the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) and UNEP OzonAction are running a survey to understand the background, motivation, challenges, and opportunities faced by women working in the  Refrigeration, Air-Conditioning and Heat Pumps (RACHP) sector. 

Brussels, Padua, 11 January 2022. Eurovent extends its warm welcome to its newest member Vertiv. It is one of the leading global providers of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions.

The Commission has published an FAQ document  accompanied by a voluntary guidance supplement. As usual, these are non-binding documents.

On behalf of the entire Eurovent family, our President Raul Corredera Haener wishes you all a happy and healthy holiday season and successful New Year. Thank you very much for your continued support, commitment and hard work in bringing our joint European industry ideals forward.

Recently EurObserv’ER issued a separate Barometer giving details of the 2019 and 2020 European Heat Pump market.  Aerothermal (air-air, air-water, exhaust air)  and geothermal heat pumps are covered as well as an overview of 21 European manufacturers.

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