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Initiative received support of 92 leading European sectoral associations

Brussels, 16 February 2016. The Eurovent Association has co-signed the ‘Joint Declaration for an ambitious EU industry strategy’, in which 67 leading sectoral associations call for the European Union to implement a determined and coordinated strategy for Europe’s manufacturing sector. In the sector heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVACR), Eurovent and the Association of the European Heating Industry (EHI) supported this wide-ranging initiative.

The General Manager of IMCO is going to represent Turkey’s HVACR manufacturers’ association for the next two years
2017-01 - Taner Yönet elected President of Turkish Eurovent member ISKID

Istanbul, 25 January 2017. During their General Assembly at the Hotel Radisson Istanbul Sisli, the members of ISKID, Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Manufacturers’ Association of Turkey, have elected Mr Taner Yönet (General Manager, IMCO) as their new President. Based on a rotation schedule, Yönet follows Mr Cem Savci (Managing Director, VatBuz), who had successfully led ISKID for the past two years.

The Systemair Managing Director looks back at 30+ years of experience in the region
Eurovent Middle East General Meeting

Dubai, 22 January 2017. During a General Meeting at The H Hotel in Dubai, UAE, the first-ever chairmanship elections of Eurovent Middle East took place. The issue group’s more than 25 member companies have elected Mr Brian Suggitt (Managing Director Middle East, Systemair AB) as their Chairman. With Michel Farah (Director Corporate Environmental and Social Responsibility, Daikin Middle East and Afrika FZE), Georges Hoeterickx (Director Business Development, Evapco Europe BVBA) and Matthias Kasprowicz (Managing Director, TROX Middle East llc), Suggitt is going to be supported by three highly experienced Vice-Chairmen.

Eurovent input for the European Commission technical assistance study on ‘points system’ methodology

Since the advent of the 2012-2014 Ecodesign work plan, the analysis and investigations of complex energy-related products and systems for prospective Ecodesign and Energy Labelling implementing measures have significantly increased. These complex products and systems have degrees of heterogeneity that complicate their assessment against common metrics and measurement methods. The European Commission is working on a technical assistance study aiming to address the complex energy-relataed products within the Ecodesign Framework.

Family-owned Austrian company has been developing high quality ventilation equipment for more than 55 years

Brussels, Klagenfurt, 22 November 2016. After formal approval by the Eurovent Board, Austrian manufacturer J. Pichler GmbH has become Corresponding Member of the Eurovent association. The company, based in Klagenfurt (in the south of Austria), has over 55 years of experience in manufacturing state-of-the-art ventilation and air-conditioning solutions, and currently employs more than 170 people.

Eurovent 4/21 (2016) enables transition towards ISO 16890 classification and testing methods

Brussels, 14 November 2016. The Eurovent association has released the second edition of its widely applied code of good practice Eurovent 4/21. The latter defines the energy efficiency evaluation of air filters for general ventilation purposes. As a first of its kind, Eurovent 4/21 (2016) implements classification and testing methods of the new EN ISO 16890. The first edition of Eurovent 4/21 (2014), which relates to the long-established EN 779 standard, will remain valid until 31 December 2017 in order to allow for a sufficient transition time towards the new ISO standard.

MIRAI INTEX becomes Eurovent’s 27th Corresponding Member

Brussels, Chiasso, 2 November 2016. The Eurovent Board has formally approved Corresponding Membership of Swiss manufacturer MIRAI INTEX, making it Eurovent’s 27th Corresponding Member. Founded in 2015, the company currently has 30 employees, developing and producing high-quality refrigeration and air-handling solutions.

Initiative receives backing and support of a wide range of major industry players

Brussels, 30 October 2016. Today, the Eurovent association has announced the launch of its Eurovent Middle East issue group. The latter will act as the representative of Eurovent members based in/or active in the Middle East region. Founding members constitute more than 15 manufacturers and related organisations that are going to jointly undertake advocacy, marketing, and trade-related activities throughout the region. Mr Markus Lattner has been assigned Director of the initiative.

Eurovent 9/12 sets minimum energy efficiency targets for mechanical draught evaporative cooling products

Brussels, Nuremberg, 12 October 2016. During a dedicated specialist forum at the Chillventa 2016 on 11 October in Nuremberg, the Eurovent association has released Eurovent 9/12. This industry recommendation constitutes the first European thermal performance efficiency standard for evaporative cooling equipment (cooling towers).

Eurovent Recommendation 16/1 defines first air curtain testing and efficiency calculation methods

Brussels, Krakow, 10 October 2016. In the course of its 2016 Eurovent Summit, the Eurovent association has released the first edition of its air curtain standard. The code of good practice titled Eurovent 16/1 defines the first testing efficiency calculation method for air curtains. The document fills a standardisation gap, which has characterised these products for a long time. It defines the Air Curtains’ categories, standard rating conditions, and testing methods, and it can serve as input of how to calculate the buildings’ energy saving by using Air Curtains.

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