Eurovent Certita Certification (ECC) has launched a new programme for Air Cleaners and granted the first certificates to three independent air cleaners with clean air efficiencies for particles, gaseous pollutants, microorganisms and allergens. Clean Air Efficiency classes are presented on a label which allows end users to compare between products.

The European Commission has released the 2021 pocketbook consisting of data up to the year 2020. Whereas the first pocketbooks elaborated mainly on energy figures, the 2021 version also covers socio-economic indicators and the impact of the energy sector on the environment. The International Energy Agency has released on 13 October its annual World Energy Outlook in time for the COP26 meetings.

Energy and environmental targets to grow as number of buildings expands

The Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GlobalABC) was set up as a voluntary partnership in 2015 during the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21). It involves 30+ countries and 100+ members with different backgrounds and fits within the United Nations Environment Programme. The aim is to work towards a zero-emission, efficient, and resilient buildings and construction sector.

Annual meeting 2021 online as in 2020

In 1991 Eurovent, together with the American, Canadian and Japanese associations founded ICARHMA, the International Council of Air-Conditioning, Refrigeration, and Heating Manufacturers Associations. Meanwhile the membership has increased to eleven members covering many parts of the world. ICARHMA allows the association to discuss global issues related to energy and environmental related issues.

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.

Next edition of Europe’s HVACR flagship event to take place 25-28 October 2022

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2021 - Organisers announce new date of 2022 Eurovent Summit
Left to right: Ayk Serdar Didonyan (Chairman of the Board, ISKID), Raul Corredera Haener (President, Eurovent)

Istanbul, 01 October 2021. During the ongoing ISK-SODEX exhibition, Eurovent and ISKID (the Turkish Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Manufacturers’ Association) have announced the confirmed date of the upcoming 2022 Eurovent Summit. The event is scheduled to take place from 25 to 28 October 2022 in Antalya, Turkey.

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.

Events to attend listed on www.eurovent.eu as COVID-19 restrictions ease

As COVID-19 travel restrictions ease in most European countries, some activities have gradually resumed. From September onwards, events in different countries can now be attended in person with a few border entry requirements. Keep an eye on the Eurovent calendar on www.eurovent.eu for most up to date overview of all industry events.

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.

Proposals welcome until 1 October 2021

The organisers of CIAR 2022 - XVI Ibero-American Congress on Air Conditioning and Refrigeration are inviting proposals for papers to be presented during the event. Interested potential speakers are invited to submit a 150-word abstract in English, Spanish, or Portuguese on the CIAR 2022 online submission platform before 1 October 2021. CIAR 2022 will take place in Lisbon, Portugal from 4 to 6 May 2022.