The EPBD file is progressing in both the Council and Parliament. The Council appears poised to water down the proposal of the Commission, whereas the EP seems likely to call for more ambition and higher focus on social aspects and co-benefits, including Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ).

Brussels, Heist-op-den-Berg, 28 June 2022. Baltimore Aircoil Company, a world leader in development, manufacturing and distribution of evaporative cooling products, has become an official BridgeBuilding Supporter (sponsor) of the 2022 Eurovent Summit in Antalya, Turkey.

The UK government has made changes to its guidance to make it simpler for businesses to apply new product conformity markings in England, Scotland and Wales. The UKCA marking can be placed on a label affixed to the product until 31 December 2025.

On behalf of the European Commission (DG CLIMA), Öko-Recherche is working on a series of analysis evaluating the implementation of the F-Gas Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 since 2015. The Q1/2022 report has been recently shared with Eurovent.

Joint statement published on 15 June by ten European countries. The statement is published mid negotiations on key Fit-for-55 proposals, and in light of the increased ambition set by the European Commission.

During its presidency, Czech Republic will focus on 5 closely linked areas: i) Managing the refugee crisis; ii) Energy security; iii) Strengthening Europe’s defence capabilities; iv) Strategic resilience of the European economy; and v) Resilience of democratic institutions.

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.

On 23 June 2022 the 2nd stakeholder meeting for the revision process of the MEErP will take place. The report and updated eco-report tool includes aspects of material efficiency and the environmental footprint. 

Scenarios for this transition pathway will with time have an impact on the HVACR industry, through the introduction of Product Environment Footprints in the Ecodesign of Sustainable Product Regulation. 

On 24 May 2022 the EEPLIANT 3 Advisory Board met for a third time to present an update on the various Work Packages. The project runs until November 2023 and deals among others with air conditioning and residential ventilation.