The European Commission runs this consultation until 22 March 2022 looking at the conformity assessment modules and the accreditation framework for notified bodies. It would like to know if Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, refurbishment and remanufacturing can be accommodated in the NLF.

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. 

In 2020 the Commission stopped the informal practice of sharing Inter-Service-Consultation (ISC) Working Documents with the members of the Consultation Forum. In March 2021, twelve associations, including Eurovent, requested the Commission to re-introduce and maintain this informal practice. 

The SRI training webinar took place on 7 December. A draft for an SRI certificate is subject to a survey until 15 January 2022. An SRI Platform will be launched on 16 December for which one can register.

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. 

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 2021 edition of the European Environment Agency (EEA) report on fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-Gases) differs in presentation from the previous 2019 version. It contains a short 10-page summary report, accompanies by a 70-page annex and an interactive GHG-viewer.

A new version of EPREL (1.60.0) has been made available in the ACCEPTANCE environment from Tuesday 30 November 2021, to let your organisation perform testing and schedule necessary adaptations. The same version was made available in the PRODUCTION environment on Wednesday 1 December 2021.

The Commission SRI website and the 2nd SRI newsletter are announcing two events that may interest members: 7 December – SRI training webinar and 16 December – Launching of the SRI platform.

The Commission has published on 25 November its decision 2021/2053 on the sectoral reference document on best environmental management practices, environmental performance indicators and benchmarks of excellence for the fabricated metal products manufacturing sector.