The European Commission is developing its ‘Circular Economy’ policy. In a first instance, it addresses consumer goods, but it will be extended to other goods with time. The revision of the Methodology for Ecodesign of Energy-related Products (MEErP) will start in 2019 and be modified to contain elements of the “Circular Economy”, including reparability.
The first trials regarding the uploading of data will start on 16 July. The first pilot covers lamps. The tentative dates for other subjects are: 18 July - Local Space Heaters, 6 August - Residential Air Handling Units and Professional Refrigeration, 20 August - Air Conditioning, Space and Water Heaters.
During the Consultation Forum, the European Commission provided an update on the current situation for all Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Regulations. The layout of the possible new Energy Label designs was presented and requires comments by mid-August.
In each ClimaNovela edition throughout the summer, Eurovent Board and senior staff members are going to answer a question concerning the state of the European industry, technological evolutions, digitisation, the upcoming Eurovent Summit in Seville or other issues of relevance. Our second one goes to our Executive Director Morten Schmelzer: One of the key points on which Eurovent focuses its attention on is energy efficiency. Do you think that the objectives set by the European Union for 2030 are sufficient?
Carrigaline, Brussels, 9 July 2018. Following an official approval by the Eurovent Board of Directors on 6 July 2018 in Brussels, EDPAC has formally joined the Eurovent Association. The manufacturer of innovative air conditioning equipment for critical applications becomes Eurovent’s first member from Ireland.
The European Commission has presented this draft for the 4-week feedback period that runs until 31 July. The text of the draft Regulation can be found on the “Better Regulation” website from the Commission that includes the possibility to comment.
Brussels, Madrid, 5 July 2018. For the second edition in a row, laboratory CEIS (Testing, Innovation and Services Center or centro de ensayos, innovación y servicios) has become the official Connectivity Partner (sponsor) of the 2018 Eurovent Summit in Seville, Spain.
The Spanish Industry Symposium will take place on 27 September 2018, within the framework of the 2018 EUROVENTSUMMIT, and will focus on the Spanish HVACR industry. This year’s Eurovent Summit is co-organised by Eurovent and its Spanish Member Associations AEFYT (Association for Refrigeration Technologies) and AFEC (HVAC Equipment Manufacturers Association), and will be held at the Hotel Melia Lebreros Sevilla, between 25 and 28 September 2018.
El Simposio de la Industria Española tendrá lugar el día 27 de septiembre, en el marco del 2018 EUROVENTSUMMIT. Este evento, organizado por Eurovent (Asociación Europea para la Climatización de Interiores, Refrigeración de Procesos y las Tecnologías del Frío Alimentario) y co-organizado por las asociaciones españolas AEFYT (Asociación de Empresas de Frío y sus Tecnologías) y AFEC (Asociación de Fabricantes de Equipos de Climatización), se va a celebrar en el Hotel Meliá Lebreros Sevilla, del 25 al 28 del mencionado mes.
The Commission has, based on information received by the Commission from the Member States, published in the overview of types of gas and the corresponding supply pressures in the Official Journal of the EU on 16 June 2018.