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.

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2021 - Net Zero Energy (NZE) by 2050 - A Roadmap for the Global Energy Sector
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With this report, IEA shows how the transition to a net zero energy system would be possible by 2050, while ensuring stable and affordable energy supplies, providing universal energy access and enabling robust economic growth. While the study addresses the energy sector, the chapter on buildings does offer some perspectives.

Call for papers until 14 November 2021

After two events outside Europe (2017 USA, 2019 China), the 11th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting (EEDAL) conference returns to Europe in 2021. The pandemic has obliged EEDAL to move its conference from November 2021 to June 2022. It would offer an opportunity to address Indoor Environmental Quality for a public that involves policy makers.

Annual results now available in online database on www.euroventmarketintelligence.eu

Eurovent Market Intelligence (EMI) has announced the publication of its 2021 annual collection results. The 2020 sales numbers have become available in the EMI online database on their website. On 30 March 2021, EMI will hold an online training session on how to use its online database. Participation is open to all EMI collection participants.

Minutes of the second meeting of the Advisory Committee

Bram Verckens, Project Leader, and Ioana Sandu, Project Coordinator have just released the minutes of the second EEPLIANT 3 Advisory Committee meeting that took place on 9 February 2021.

Second meeting of the Advisory Committee

On 9 February 2021, the second EEPLIANT 3 Advisory Committee meeting took place, with about 50 participants. It followed the first meeting that took place on 12 December 2019 and informed stakeholders on the progress of the different Work Packages, including those for air conditioning, water heaters and residential ventilation units.

The IEA is continuing to update its publications. Of note are the Energy Efficiency 2020 and the World Energy Outlook published at the end of 2020. As usual, a lot of interesting documents have been released and while looking at the world at large. The insights can prove useful for companies wishing to enter export markets.

Join to find out about the latest trends in the European HVACR market

You are kindly invited to join the upcoming webinar by our colleagues from Eurovent Market Intelligence (EMI). The EMI Team will elucidate the latest HVACR market trends and forecasts in Europe, including the impact of COVID-19. The webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, 9 February 2021, 14:30-15:30h. Register now.

Air pollution and COVID-19 study requested by European Parliament ENVI committee

This study was published on 13 January 2021 and, while addressing and advocating policies to address the impact of air pollution on diseases, it also deals with Indoor Air Quality and questions such as if ventilation standards, mainly based on CO2 concentrations, would still be enough.