Editorial

2021.05.15

Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Working Plan 2020-2024 (GEN -

Final reports preparatory study published   May 13, 2021 GN - 1238.00. The study for the Working Plan 2020-2024 ran from March 2020 until April 2021. The final reports and the minutes of the 2nd and last stakeholder meeting held on 26 March 2021 have also been published on the project website. Note that a consultation on the related Roadmap is open until 2 June 2021 (see GEN – 1236.0...

2021.04.14

Air quality in buildings on radar of European legislators (G

European Parliament picks up on long-standing industry petition to regulate   GEN - 1227.00. On 25 March 2021, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on the implementation of the Ambient Air Quality (AAQ) Directives, in which it calls on the European Commission to regulate Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) as well. The resolution is not binding on the Commission but is nevertheless a significa...

2021.03.17

New guidance from cold chain compliance ‘lift truck driver t

March 16 2021 We are delighted to announce our new ‘In Focus’ Cold Chain Compliance guide ‘LIFT TRUCK DRIVER TRAINING AND SUPERVISION IN TEMPERATURE-CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENTS’...

2021.03.10

New EU energy label: Liebherr-Hausgeräte highlights its lead

March 1, 2021 Parallel to the introduction of the new EU energy label, Liebherr-Hausgeräte is building on its leading role in sustainability and exemplary energy efficiency with its new range of...

2021.03.07

HFC Alternative Refrigerants Update - Examples of New Refrig

Following is a list of examples of new refrigerant development and application in equipment that have been announced at symposiums and seminars in recent years. R463A: Alternative to R410A (R404A); a...

2021.03.07

HFC Alternative Refrigerants Update - Proposals for New Refr

With the adoption of the Kigali Amendment, research and development (R&D) on alternatives to HFC refrigerants and new refrigerants by both the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigera...

2021.02.26

Feedback Period on Revision EPBD

24 Feb 2021 The European Commission has opened the feedback period on the impact assessment concerning the revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). Within the context of the ...

2021.01.26

The EPTA guide to ECOdesign and energy labelling

25/01/2021 On 1 March 2021, the Ecodesign (2019/2024) and Energy Labelling (2019/2018) Regulations will come into force for all products entered by the European Commission into Lot 12: commercial ref...

2020.10.03

The IIR launches a call to action to adopt 5 internationally

2020/10/02 All professionals in the field of low-temperature technologies are called and are strongly encouraged to strictly adhere to the internationally established and approved definitions, by the International Institute of Refrigeration and the ASHRAE, of the following words: cooling, refrigeration, chilling, freezing and cold chain.   Last year, a group of experts from the American So...

2020.06.08

Guangdong Restarts Subsidy on Household Electrical Appliance

The Guangdong Province Department of Finance announced on April 27 that the province will allocate RMB 1.78 billion (US$ 252 million) to spur the consumption of automobiles and household electrical ap...

2020.05.05

Kigali Amendment latest ratification

30 April 2020 Congratulations to the latest country which has ratified the Kigali Amendment:                   &...

 
 
 
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