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.

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.

European Parliament calling for ambitious targets for the review of the F-Gas Regulation

The European Parliament Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI) is preparing a resolution that contains ambitious targets for the review of the F-Gas Regulation. The motion for resolution is expected to be supported by all political parties in the COP26 conference from 1 to 12 November in Glasgow. 

Results of the EMEA region with three new data collections

Eurovent Market Intelligence (EMI), the European Statistics Office for the HVACR market, has just published the results of its data collections on 2020 sales in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) region, based on data collected from a large number of manufacturers in the sector.

Become the next addition to our small, international Team

Eurovent is looking for a new Technical and Regulatory Affairs Officer! Eurovent is the European Industry Association for Indoor Climate (HVAC), Process Cooling, and Food Cold Chain Technologies. Our association acts as a bridge between our members and the EU institutions to enable safe and reliable heating, cooling, and ventilation technologies to contribute to the EU’s climate neutrality ambitions. We represent more than 1.000 organisations from over 30 countries, most of which are SMEs.

Publication contains everything you need to know about Residential Heat Recovery Ventilation Units

Brussels, 14 September 2021. Eurovent’s Product Group ‘Residential Air Handling Units’ (PG-RAHU) has just published the first release of its Guidebook on Residential Heat Recovery Ventilation Units. On 44 pages, the free-of-charge publication provides a comprehensive overview of all essential information on this important technology. The Guidebook was prepared in cooperation with REHVA (Federation of European Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Associations).

Extra year before UKCA becomes mandatory – webinar on 2 September

On 24 August 2021 the UK Government announced it postponed the requirement to adopt the UKCA for goods placed on the UK market until 1 January 2023. 

Some calls of note for the HVACR industry

The first LIFE Call for proposals opened under the new LIFE programme 2021-2027, which comprises four sub-programmes: nature & biodiversity, circular economy and quality of life, climate change mitigation and adaptation and the clean energy transition.

Results of the 2020 consultation published, additional information on Brexit

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.