New IIR publication: Technological options for retail refrig

22/11/2018 Written by several experts from the acclaimed London South Bank University (UK), the International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) is proud to present the “Technological options for...


Provisional agreement on Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) w

October 2, 2018 The main energy efficiency targets that EED brings is a non-binding 32,5 % EU headline for 2030 with a new revision of this targets in 2023 and strengthened Article 7 extended until 2050 with an effective energy savings rate at 0.8 % of final energy consumption.   The last time that EED was approved by the European Parliament and Council was on 10 of July this year. The out...


Revised Section 608 Refrigerant Management Regulations

On September 18, 2018, EPA issued a proposed rule Protection of Stratospheric Ozone: Revisions to the Refrigerant Management Program’s Extension to Substitutes. This action proposes to revisit t...


Altecnic HIU passes BESA test

6 September 2018 Altecnic's electronic SATK32 heat interface unit (HIU) has passed the BESA test. This UK test standard for HIUs is seen as an important step in improving the overall performance ...


Alternative Refrigerant Issues Update

Overview: Kigali Amendment At the 28th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol (MOP 28), held in October 2016 in Kigali, Rwanda, the parties agreed to add an amendment to the Montreal Protoco...


Ultra-Aire MD33 In-Wall Dehumidifier Receives Home Innovatio

1 August 2018 Ultra-Aire, a leading manufacturer of dehumidifiers, has received Green Certification for its MD33 In-Wall Dehumidifier by Home Innovation Research Labs. Green certified products can be...


Eurovent survey on future Energy Label design (GEN - 933.00)

Members can participate and submit their opinions until Friday, 27 July 2018   European Policy   GEN - 933.00. During a Consultation Forum, the consultant of the European Commission has ...


The Global R32 AC Market – 2017 Overview

– Continued from May Issue Taiwan   All types of R22 air conditioners were prohibited from January 2015, and the room air conditioner (RAC) and packaged air conditioner (PAC) markets h...


Revision of International Standard on Refrigerant Flammabili

— Contributing to the Uptake of RACs Using Low-GWP Refrigerant In a project of the Japanese New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), the National Institute of Adv...


Industrial and Tertiary Product Testing and Application of S

22/06/2018 Questionnaire open until 26 June! European Policy   On 12 June, the website of the INTAS project has been complemented with a set of draft documents analysing applicable regulation...


UNIDO & JRECO Sign a Cool Partnership to Combat Global Warmi

The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Japan Refrigerants and Environment Conservation Organization (JRECO) have agreed to join forces in an effort to combat global war...