DG Energy has provided on 13 May 2022 the stakeholders in the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Consultation Forum (EELCF X03609) with an update. A selection relevant for Eurovent members is abstracted below.

New Technical and Regulatory Affairs Officer joins Eurovent in the Regional Office in Milan. He will be involved in monitoring and interpreting relevant regulatory developments and other technical topics for Eurovent members.

The first report on the revision of the 2016 GPP criteria for Office Buildings was released in March. The scope has been extended to all type of buildings and the criteria would be finalised by mid-2023. 

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.

An overview of the past 2014-2022 developments were presented during the consultation forum, and a first discussion on the draft working document took place. The Commission integrated the comments made during the meeting and awaits further written comments by 29 April 2022.

GEN – 1362.00 informed about the development of an EU roadmap towards whole life carbon of buildings. At the end of March, the consultancy Ramboll, published “Towards embodied carbon benchmarks for buildings”. Pages 19 to 25 of this study provide an update on the situation in the Member States.

The European Commission has adopted, on 30 March 2022, and published its proposal for Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation, within a package of European Green Deal proposals.

Within a package of European Green Deal proposal, the EC has adopted on 30 March 2022 the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Working Plan 2022-2024.

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.

The European Commission DG TRADE, Unit E4 – Regulatory cooperation and public procurement, has launched this survey that runs until 3 April. Members are encouraged to participate so that the Commission is aware of the barriers the HVACR industry encounters outside Europe.

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