Eurovent Commission

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. 

The event season is now in full swing and here is your chance to participate at the EUROVENTSUMMIT to be held with the theme ‘Building Bridges’. The event is scheduled to take place on 25-28 October 2022 in Antalya, Turkey.

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.

From 23 May to 15 August 2022, feedback can be provided on the Impact Assessment. The assessment includes labelling proposals that extend to air-to-air heat pumps. The adoption of the revised regulation is expected for Q3 2023. 

In cooperation with Orgalim, the Eurovent Team provides you with an overview on all European legislative developments of relevance to the HVACR sector. The Bulletin provides a compendium allowing the industry to assess the status quo.

As expected in the previous update (GEN 1381.00) the Life Calls for proposals 2022 now includes a call to set up this compliance support facility. 

The EPREL database has gone live on 17 May and is now accessible for the public. The Commission has updated on 20 May its ‘EPREL questions and answers’ document.

During the 66th Annual Meeting of Eurovent, Francesco Scuderi has been appointed Secretary General of the association. He succeeds retiring Felix Van Eyken and will be supported by new Deputy Secretary General Stijn Renneboog.

DG Energy has provided on 13 May 2022 the stakeholders in the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Consultation Forum (EELCF X03609) with an update. A selection relevant for Eurovent members is abstracted below.