The meetings of the HLCF have resulted in a Commission Staff Working Document “Scenarios for a transition pathway for a resilient, greener and more digital construction ecosystem”. Until 28 February 2022 can one contribute to the consultation on this document.

The first delegated act under the Taxonomy Regulation was published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) on 9 December 2021. It contains the Technical Screening Criteria (TSC) for the first two environmental objectives: climate change mitigation and climate change adaptation.

The HLCF is meant to co-create the green, digital and resilient transition pathways for the EU construction industry ecosystem. It would result in a commitment towards this transition rather than a directive or regulation. 

Brussels, 26 October 2021. The Eurovent Product Group ‘Air Handling Units’ (PG-AHU) has published second release of its Guidebook on Air Handling Units. The publication provides additional information in the control systems chapter and more.

In 2019, DG Energy commissioned a study that should lead towards the development of a draft roadmap for the decarbonisation of heating and cooling. The draft roadmap should become available by the end of 2021.

European Commission webinar for ‘newbies’ on 08 October 2021

The European Commission is organising a webinar for ‘newbies’ on the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) method on Friday, 08 October 2021, 10:00-11:00h (Brussels Time).

Publication contains everything you need to know about Residential Heat Recovery Ventilation Units

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).

A joint non-paper co-signed by 9 Member States (Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Spain) on the Sustainable Products Initiative (SPI) advocates the development of a consistent and complete methodology for assessing the environmental, climate and health impacts of products suggesting the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) could be used as a basis 

Publication provides comprehensive guidance to manufacturers and designers

Brussels, 09 September 2021. The long awaited Eurovent Recommendation 6/16 has been published. Developed by the Eurovent product Group ‘Air Handling Units’ (PG-AHU), this Code of Good Practice focuses on the corrosion protection of Air Handling Units. The document is freely available to the public.

The consultants that organised the stakeholder workshop have made available their minutes of the workshop hosted on 14 July.

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