Product Group Air Conditioners

First of eight meetings preparing future EPREL database held on 15 September 2017

For the first meeting, the European Commission brought ‘Suppliers’ together to discuss the content and functioning of the future EU product database. Additional meetings are going to follow involving the ‘Public’ and ‘Market Surveillance Authorities’. The objective is to get the database operational by 1 January 2019 as requested by the framework Regulation 2017/1369, sticking to its requirements. The Eurovent Team has attended the meeting and summarised its outcome and key results for members.

Monthly overview for members on recent developments

On a monthly basis, the Eurovent Team compiles a global overview of the latest developments concerning new standardisation activities and technical regulations of relevance for the HVACR industry. Our Notifications allow members to be prepare for developments that can have an impact on them and their products.

Smart icon proposed within Preparatory Study. What could it mean for our industry?

The Preparatory Study for ENER Lot 33 ‘Smart appliances’ analysed various demand side flexibility-ready smart appliances. The issue of interoperability was far more complex than expected. The initial study did not identify clear policy options. The European Commission decided to cover the complexity and policy options in an additional second phase of the Preparatory Study. The Eurovent Team has outlined the key takeaways for members.

DG Environment has asked a consortium led by Deloitte to study the socio-economic impacts of measures that would improve the reparability of electrical and electronic equipment (EEE) as well as on white, brown and grey goods. The study supports the development of the employment potential of green growth within the circular economy.

At the latest five years after the publication date of a European EN standard, or earlier upon decision, it is subject to a systematic review. For EN ISO Standards, ISO carries out the systematic reviews on the corresponding – identical – ISO standards and decides on their future. The Eurovent Team has outlined this process for members.

Indicators and methods to assess the environmental performance of buildings

The European Commission has adopted an ambitious Circular Economy Package to help European businesses and consumers to make the transition to a stronger and more circular economy, where resources are used in a more sustainable way. For residential and office buildings, a voluntary reporting framework to improve the sustainability of buildings is being developed, known as “Level(s)”. The Eurovent Team has assessed this measure for members.

Monthly overview for members on recent developments

On a monthly basis, the Eurovent Team compiles a global overview of the latest developments concerning new standardisation activities and technical regulations of relevance for the HVACR industry. Our Notifications allow members to be prepare for developments that can have an impact on them and their products.

The Eurovent Association became official partner association of Indonesia’s leading industry exhibition

The Refrigeration & HVAC Indonesia exhibition is the most promising industry event Indonesia, a fast-growing South-East Asian market. As an offspring of the parallel event International Indonesia Seafood and Meat exhibition, this event specifically attracts relevant audience from Indonesia’s cold chain industry. The exhibition takes place in Jakarta from 28 to 30 September 2017. In this article, our Team has compiled a market summary for members and why this country deserves a stronger attention by the European industry.

Mind the difference between Eurovent Association, Certification and Market Intelligence

What is the difference between the Eurovent Association and Eurovent Certita Certification? How do these organisations relate to one another? What is Eurovent Market Intelligence? In this article, our Team provides members with a short overview on our family of organisations (the ‘World of Eurovent’), allowing you to better understand them while making more effective use of our network.

CECED and Eurovent provide comments on Task 1 & 2 of the ecodesign and energy labelling review study on air-conditioners and comfort fans

In this paper, CECED and Eurovent have jointly provided input for the European Commission review study of ecodesign and energy labelling for air conditioners and comfort fans (Commission Regulation (EU) No 206/2012 and the Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 626/2011). The paper specifically addresses Task 1 and Task 2 of the Study’s draft interim report.