The revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive 2018/884 introduces a "Smart Readiness Indicator". It will measure the buildings' capacity to use new technologies and electronic systems to adapt to the needs of the consumer, optimise its operation and interact with the grid. The European Commission has asked a consortium to develop the SRI. The report by the consortium was published at the end of August 2018. The European Commission will launch a new study on the practical implementation of the SRI by the end of 2018.
The prototype of EPREL that has become available on 28 August relates to eight product groups that are not within the sphere of Eurovent. It is expected that the prototypes for professional refrigerated storage cabinets, residential ventilation, air-conditioners, space and water heaters including heat pumps will become available soon.
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 prepared for developments that can have an impact on them and their products.
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 fourth one goes to our Deputy Secretary General, Francesco Scuderi: Organised by Eurovent, AEFYT and AFEC, at the end of September a new edition of the Eurovent Summit will be held in Seville. Why have you chosen Spain? What do you expect from this edition?
Brussels, Seville, 14 August 2018. During the next edition of the Eurovent Summit, taking place from 25 to 28 September 2018 in Seville, Spain, participants will be challenged in an HVACR version of ‘Who wants to be a millionaire?’.
S.P. Sarangan, General Manager of Trosten Industries
Dubai, 12 August 2018. Specialising in the manufacturing of centralised air conditioning systems and kitchen ventilation equipment in a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility located at Dubai Investments Park, Trosten Industries Company LLC. is the newest addition to the consistently growing Eurovent Middle East family.
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 third one goes to our President Naci Sahin: Which importance does the certification of HVAC products and equipment have? Which role does Eurovent play in this respect?
Refrigera is a brand-new exhibition located at Piacenza Expo, taking place from 20 to 22 February 2019, and is targeted exclusively at professionals in the industrial and commercial field of the refrigeration supply chain.
BACS have been subject to a scoping study to evaluate if a full preparatory study would be necessary. The scoping study has been published and can be commented upon until 16 September 2018. Our Team has summarised all key aspects for members within this article.
Brussels, Seville, 31 July 2018. The Eurovent Association will be celebrating its 60th anniversary during the 2018 Eurovent Summit. On the evening of Thursday, 27 September, the ‘60 Shades of Eurovent – special anniversary event’ will be hosted at Hacienda el Vizir, Seville, Spain and powered by Summit sponsors CAREL and Koxka.