Inventory 1990-2016 and 2018 report published by the European Environment Agency

The European Environment Agency has published its Annual European Union greenhouse gas inventory 1990-2016 and inventory report 2018. The report shows a 0.6% decrease of greenhouse gases emissions (-27 million tonnes CO2 equivalent) between 2015 and 2016 for a total of 4,300 million tonnes CO2 equivalent. Since 1990, the EU has reduced its net GHG emissions by 24% (-1,356 million tonnes CO2 equivalents), surpassing its 20% reduction target by 2020.

The INTAS project has started in March 2016 and, by late 2018, should provide policy options that could support European Market Surveillances Authorities (MSAs) when checking compliance with Ecodesign requirements for large industrial products, specifically transformers and fans.

Heat recovery ventilation is expected to be a major ventilation solution

REHVA and Eurovent have released their guidebook on heat recovery ventilation. It includes the latest ventilation technology and knowledge about the ventilation system performance, intended to be used by HVAC designers, consultants, contractors, and other practitioners. This first joint guidebook of REHVA and Eurovent is part of an increasing cooperation between the two associations, with more publications and joint initiatives to follow.

Eurovent’s Swiss member association continues successful development path

On 29 May 2018, our Executive Director Morten Schmelzer has participated in the 14th General Assembly of the Swiss industry association and Eurovent member ProKlima in Lucerne. All Eurovent member companies and associations are cordially invited to their upcoming “Kadertag der Gebäudetechnik” (Day of Building Technology), which takes place on 6 November 2018 in Baden.

Monthly overview for members on recent developments

On a monthly basis, the Eurovent Team compiles a global overview of the latest developments concerning new standardisation activities and technical regulations of relevance for the HVACR industry. Our Notifications allow members to be prepare for developments that can have an impact on them and their products.

Exclusive interview with the new Eurovent President

Naci Sahin, General Manager of the Turkish manufacturer FRITERM and representative of the (Turkish) association ISKID, has succeeded Alex Rasmussen as President at the Eurovent Annual Meeting in Oslo. In an exclusive ClimaNovela interview, Eurovent’s Morten Schmelzer asks Naci about his agenda for the upcoming year, his industry priorities, personal life, and how it feels to be the first-ever Eurovent President from Turkey.

Long-term Eurovent Board member and Managing Director of FRITERM succeeds Alex Rasmussen

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2018 - Naci Sahin elected as new President of the Eurovent Association
From left to right: Felix Van Eyken (Secretary General, Eurovent), Alex Rasmussen (Outgoing President, Eurovent), Naci Sahin (President, Eurovent)

Oslo, 25 May 2018. During the Eurovent Annual Meeting in Oslo, members have confirmed Mr Naci Sahin as their new President. The MD of the Turkish company FRITERM has been member of the Eurovent Board of Directors since 2011 and succeeds Alex Rasmussen. Sahin used to be President of Eurovent’s Turkish member association ISKID from 2013 to 2014 and has been playing a leading role in shaping the internationalisation of the Turkish HVACR industry over the past decades. 

Europe’s leading HVACR sector association initiates celebration year

Oslo, 24 May 2018. In 2018, Eurovent entered the 60th year since the foundation of the association. During its ongoing Annual Meeting in Oslo, the industry federation has officially initiated its celebration year, which will be accompanied by a temporary corporate design change, dedicated articles and guest commentaries in the ClimaNovela newsletter, and a campaign called ‘#Sweet60’ on LinkedIn. The celebration months will be concluded with a 60th anniversary event for all members, partners, and friends at the Eurovent Summit in Seville on 27 September.

The region’s HVACR sector association further strengthens its regional profile

Dubai, Sharjah, 23 May 2018. With S.K.M. Air Conditioning from Sharjah, one of the Gulf region’s leading HVAC manufacturers has joined the Eurovent Middle East association. S.K.M. is driven by its mission of ensuring a “Total Customer Satisfaction” with a broad portfolio of premium international products. The company joins an increasing number of leading local and international manufacturers from the GCC region that decide to join the Eurovent Middle East family.

This webinar focussed on eDelivery and its specifications for use within EPREL. The timing to get EPREL operational by 1 November 2018 is becoming tight.  No new information about the data exchange with EPREL was presented.


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