On a monthly basis, the Eurovent Team compiles a global overview of the latest developments concerning new standardisation activities, technical regulations and legislative developments of relevance for the HVACR industry. This information allows members to be prepared for developments that can have an impact on them and their products.
Congratulations to Alex Rasmussen, former Eurovent President and long-term member of the Eurovent family on his recent retirement. In the lines below, the Eurovent Team looks back at his time in the industry and sends him best wishes.
The revision fits within the current Ecodesign Framework Directive 2009/125. It is the first update since 2013 and, while not linked to the separate Sustainable Policy Initiative, the revision will look to update the environmental data sets for the EcoReportTool and consider the possibility to include material efficiency aspects and of environmental footprint/ecological profile aspects.
In the spirit of the 2021 World Refrigeration Day, Eurovent introduces its Cooling Champions. Meet some of the faces from the Eurovent family in a short video that explains why the HVACR industry is cool and why it matters in everyone’s daily life. Follow the Eurovent Cooling Champion video series throughout the summer and join us in celebrating the coolest day of the year.
Eurovent and the Federation of Ibero-American Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Associations (FAIAR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding, underlining their commitment to greater harmonisation and stronger ties between Europe and Latin America.
The Commission DG Energy has commissioned this study that assess the economic, social and environmental impacts of the proposed renewable cooling definition and methodologies for calculating renewable energy quantities and shares from cooling.
New version of EPREL (Software: 1.48.0 / Exchange model 2.7.11) has been released in the ACCEPTANCE environment on Friday, 18 June 2021 to let organisations perform testing and schedule necessary adaptations. The same version will be made available in the PRODUCTION environment from Friday, 25 June 2021.
The Commission DG Energy has commissioned this study that assesses the policies that would lead to the decarbonisation of the space heating sector. Besides gathering data on the current situation, specific scenarios will be analysed.
The UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) ran this consultation in mod 2020. It received input from 18 respondents. Of interest is the overview published on 12 June 2021 that includes future orientations and therefore is of importance to manufacturers operating in or exporting to the UK.
With almost one year delay, the activities of the revision of the Air Conditioners Regulations are starting anew. At the same time, a few other developments took place that could provide input into the study.