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. 

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.

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

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.

Around 200 persons participated to SRI Platform that was launched on 16 December. The impression remains as before that the SRI would lead to fragmentation of the market.

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 draft of the Regulation and its annex has been adopted by the Commission and will most likely enter into force after the 2-month scrutiny by the European Parliament and Council. Member States can calculate cooling towards their overall renewable targets. 

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. 

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