This final meeting will inform the stakeholders of the task reports. The final report is expected after the summer break in September 2016. The scope and contents of this preparatory study is quite different from the other Ecodesign lots and may benefit from your attention.

The F-gas draft implementing acts on the declaration of conformity and the verification by an independent auditor have been published on the comitology registry.

DG GROW has launched this consultation to gathering input from stakeholders to assess the impact of EU legislation (in the areas of internal market, energy efficiency, environment, health and safety) on the sustainability and competitiveness of the construction sector, and also quantify the costs and benefits of applicable EU legal acts for the construction industry.

Two-day meeting programme hosted by Eurovent member Venfilter

Members of the Eurovent Product Group 'Air Filters' have met in Barcelona on 28 and 29 April for a two-day meeting discussing hot topics such as the upcoming ISO 16890 standard on air filters for general ventilation, the revision of the Energy Performance of Building Directive (EPBD), and activities planned during the 2016 EUROVENTSUMMIT in Krakow.

This is the 4th update that has been published by the Concerted Action Energy Performance of Buildings. The volume has grown to 594 pages.  The Country reports provide for useful information.

AREA, the European association of refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump (RACHP) contractors has been closely following the legislation its field and has produced a number of guidelines on how to handle refrigerants.

The application of the 2015/1535/EU (previously Directive 98/34/EC Directive) has also been extended to new standardisation work undertaken by National Standard Bodies (AENOR, AFNOR, DIN, UNI…) at national level. These notifications are registered centrally by the CEN Management Centre and a "Monthly Notifications Register" is circulated in English to the CEN Members and the European Commission. The National Standard Body generally provides the relevant associations with a copy of these updates.

The Commission has circulated this draft together with the related technical document for the calculation and measurement of the parameter SFPint to the members of the Consultation Form and stakeholders.

Document provides toolbox on how to deal with EU Regulations 1253/2014 and 1254/2014

Brussels, 12 April 2016. The Eurovent association and EVIA have published their joint Guidance Document on Ecodesign requirements for ventilation units. The document aims to provide answers to the many questions the market still has concerning EU Regulations 1253/2014 and 1254/2014, and following the release of the final draft FAQs by the European Commission on 21 December 2015. It provides for a more uniform and coherent implementation of these legislations across different sectors and product groups within the EU Common Market and in countries following EU legislation.

DG GROW has just published the update of the “Blue Guide”. The 2016 version covers recent developments to ensure the broadest possible common understanding on implementation of the New Legislative Framework (NLF) for the marketing of products.


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