Technical Bulletin TB / 048/2: COVID-19 and air conditioning

30 MARCH 2020 1 CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 The current coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is developing rapidly with Government and medical professional advice changing rapidly. This statement is based on th...


European Court of Auditors: Ecodesign and Energy Labelling p

Obstacles to greater effectiveness of the policies remain though, say Auditors January 31, 2020 GEN - 1084.00. The European Court of Auditors’ recent Special Report ‘EU action on Ecodesi...


Eurovent publishes fourth edition of its filter energy effic

Eurovent 4/21 (2019) now also considers filters operating at airflow rate other than nominal   2017-01 - Lot 21 published as Commission Regulation 2016/2281   Brussels, 26 November 201...


Smart Air Conditioners

Looking back at the history of room air conditioners (RACs), firstly, the integrated window type was invented, followed by the split type that splits the window type into an indoor unit and an outdoor...


Open telematics standard for containers

6th June 2019  London, UK: The Container Owners Association is providing an open standard (at the application layer level) to permit interoperability of telematics device data from shipping co...


Prize Details: Prize Criteria Tool

March 7, 2019 Evaluation and Scoring Page   All the participating cooling technologies need to demonstrate that they meet or exceed the Primary and Supplementary Prize Criteria of the Global Cooling Prize to compete in the competition. The “Primary Criteria” includes the Climate Impact and Affordability Criteria. The “Supplementary Criteria” includes the criteria on...


Creation of the topical expert groups on SRI (Smart Readines

25 February 2019 The first SRI stakeholder consultation meeting will take place on 26 of March. The main aim of the meeting is to discuss on buildings where the testing of the SRI framework will be established. It is planned to start with this testing after the summer time.   So far, the two topical groups on SRI were created. The first group is focusing on business value of the SRI from t...


New A2L Refrigerant Regulation in Spain

Reported by Asociacion de Fabricantes de Equipos de Climatizacion (AFEC) At the end of 2018, the Spanish government published a law establishing urgent measures to foster the economy in the Spanish...


Recent Technical Trends in the Air Conditioner Field

At present, the global air conditioner market is regaining an upward trend after a downturn, thanks to increasing demand in emerging countries and the creation of new types of added-value products. Al...


CAREL DC Inverter Technology

CAREL has been focusing for years on the benefits of direct current (DC) inverter technology. CAREL offers decades of experience with this type of technology in complete and integrated solutions, a fu...


ASHRAE Publishes Updated Residential, Construction Standard

ATLANTA (Dec. 18, 2018) – ASHRAE has released an updated edition of ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.2-2018 Energy-Efficient Design of Low Rise Residential Buildings. The standard establishes minimum...


A new way to provide cooling without power

Device developed at MIT could provide refrigeration for off-grid locations. David L. Chandler | MIT News Office November 28, 2018 MIT researchers have devised a new way of providing cooling on a ho...

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