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.

Brussels, 18 January 2022. The Eurovent Product Group ‘Air Filters’ has published an updated version of the Recommendation 4/23 ‘Selection of EN ISO 16890 rated air filter classes for general ventilation applications.’ It aligns with the 2021 WHO global air quality guidelines.

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.

The report and presentation of the meeting held on 16 December 2021 have become available on the Commission website.

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.

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. 

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. 

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

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.

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