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.

The Commission has just provided an update recent developments and the draft minutes of the meetings on ventilation units, space and water heaters that can be commented upon until 7 January 2022. 

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has released its report on Energy Efficiency 2021 which deals with the progress made, the pandemic and impacts on the supply chain of materials. Its objective is to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, not only in the energy sector but also in appliances and  buildings. 

While the actual number of products may not be relevant for the total market, the results published by EEPLIANT in its latest newsletter provide some elements for reflection.

The pandemic has stressed the need for both indoor air quality (IAQ) and indoor environmental quality (IEQ) and the role of adequate ventilation. Various initiatives have been considering the aspect of ventilation since the 1950s. 

Eurovent Market Intelligence (EMI) has published its special annual report on the HVACR industry in 2021. It mainly investigates the market’s post pandemic situation by product, country and application, including a 5-year forecast (2020-2024) for each subchapter, as well as the main market drivers and challenges.

The LIFE sub-programme Clean Energy Transition has issued a call for proposals that can qualify for grants. Three topics may be of interest to the HVACR industry. Around 30 partners are looking for collaboration to introduce a proposal by 12 January 2022. 

Annual meeting 2021 online as in 2020

In 1991 Eurovent, together with the American, Canadian and Japanese associations founded ICARHMA, the International Council of Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating Manufacturers Associations. Meanwhile the membership has increased to eleven members covering many parts of the world. ICARHMA allows the association to discuss global issues related to energy and environmental related issues.

Energy and environmental targets to grow as number of buildings expands

The Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GlobalABC) was set up as a voluntary partnership in 2015 during the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21). It involves 30+ countries and 100+ members with different backgrounds and fits within the United Nations Environment Programme. The aim is to work towards a zero-emission, efficient, and resilient buildings and construction sector.

Next edition of Europe’s HVACR flagship event to take place 25-28 October 2022

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2021 - Organisers announce new date of 2022 Eurovent Summit
Left to right: Ayk Serdar Didonyan (Chairman of the Board, ISKID), Raul Corredera Haener (President, Eurovent)

Istanbul, 01 October 2021. During the ongoing ISK-SODEX exhibition, Eurovent and ISKID (the Turkish Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Manufacturers’ Association) have announced the confirmed date of the upcoming 2022 Eurovent Summit. The event is scheduled to take place from 25 to 28 October 2022 in Antalya, Turkey.

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