In response to a written question by a Member of the European Parliament (MEP), the Commission has clarified its stance on Indoor Air Quality (IAQ). The Commission’s reply mostly summarises the status quo and reveals no new ambitions to develop an EU policy framework for IAQ.
Eurovent Market Intelligence (EMI), the European Statistics Office for the HVACR market, has just published the results of its data collections on 2020 sales in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) region, based on data collected from a large number of manufacturers in the 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. This information allows members to be prepared for developments that can have an impact on them and their products.
Brussels, 14 September 2021. Eurovent’s Product Group ‘Residential Air Handling Units’ (PG-RAHU) has just published the first release of its Guidebook on Residential Heat Recovery Ventilation Units. On 44 pages, the free-of-charge publication provides a comprehensive overview of all essential information on this important technology. The Guidebook was prepared in cooperation with REHVA (Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Associations).
The Technical Screening Criteria in Annex I contains some apparent inconsistencies applying to HVACR equipment manufacturing under Article 3.5. These inconsistencies have been pointed out to DG FISMA and DG ENER. Meanwhile, the Platform on Sustainable Finance has published its draft recommendations to the Commission for the remaining 4 environmental objectives, which may also have an impact on HVACR equipment manufacturing. Feedback is open until 24 September.
From 28 September to 02 October 2021, the Eurovent Team is going to be at ISK-SODEX 2021 – one of the largest international exhibitions for HVACR, insulation, pumps, valves, fittings, water treatment, fire prevention, pools and solar energy systems. Eurovent will be at your disposal for requests concerning legislation, standardisation and general industry developments throughout all exhibition days.
Eurovent is looking for a new Technical and Regulatory Affairs Officer! Eurovent is the European Industry Association for Indoor Climate (HVAC), Process Cooling, and Food Cold Chain Technologies. Our association acts as a bridge between our members and the EU institutions to enable safe and reliable heating, cooling, and ventilation technologies to contribute to the EU’s climate neutrality ambitions. We represent more than 1.000 organisations from over 30 countries, most of which are SMEs.
New version of EPREL (1.53.0) has been released in the ACCEPTANCE environment from Thursday 2 September 2021, to let organisations performing testing and schedule necessary adaptations. The same version will be made available in the PRODUCTION environment from Friday 17 September 2021.
A joint non-paper co-signed by 9 Member States (Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Spain) on the Sustainable Products Initiative (SPI) advocates the development of a consistent and complete methodology for assessing the environmental, climate and health impacts of products suggesting the Product Environmental Footprint (PEF) could be used as a basis
Brussels, 09 September 2021. The long awaited Eurovent Recommendation 6/16 has been published. Developed by the Eurovent product Group ‘Air Handling Units’ (PG-AHU), this Code of Good Practice focuses on the corrosion protection of Air Handling Units. The document is freely available to the public.