Eurovent Association

On 22 May 2023, the Council of the EU adopted its position (general approach) on the European Commission’s proposal for Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation (ESPR).

The European Commission recently confirmed the additional stakeholder technical meeting on the review of Ecodesign requirements for space heaters as announced during the last Consultation Forum.

The minutes of the Consultation Forum of 07 March 2023 regarding the Ecodesign and the Energy Labelling of room air conditioners and of the Consultation Forum of 27 April 2023 regarding the Ecodesign and the Energy Labelling of space heaters have been circulated.

On 15-17 May 2023, Eurovent’s decision-making bodies met in Rotterdam for its Annual Meeting to discuss issues concerning regulations, developments and the future of the association.

The Eurovent Product Group ‘Energy Recovery Components’ has elected Rikard Lindbom (RECUTECH) as the group’s new Vice-Chairman. The election took place during the groups online meeting on 26 April 2023.

Eurovent India’s Expert Workshop, which focused on energy efficient Indoor Air Quality solutions, concluded on a successful note. The first local workshop welcomed more than 160 key HVAC industry stakeholders and senior consultants. 

On Thursday, 27 April, the European Commission held the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Consultation Forum meeting on the review of the regulations on space and water heaters (Regulations EU 811/2013, 812/2013, 813/2013 and 814/2013).

The European Environment Agency published the ‘Europe’s Air Quality status 2023’. It outlines concentrations of air pollutants in 2021 and 2022 for regulated pollutants in relation to EU air quality standards and WHO guidelines.

In order to foster its educational mission, the Cooling Technology Institute (CTI) renews its scholarship program for the 2023 school year. Apply now for the scholarship if you are a student entering college in STEM curriculum.

The April 2023 edition of the Smart Readiness Indicator (SRI) newsletter - including three new SRI factsheets related to the Domestic Hot Water, Electricity, and Monitoring & Control technical domains - has been released.