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2021.03.03

HFC Alternative Refrigerants Update - California’s Regulatio

On December 10, 2020, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) approved rules on regulating HFCs with high GWP that are used as refrigerant (see the January 2021 regular issue of JARN). In the rules approved by CARB, the upper limits on the GWP of refrigerants used in key refrigeration equipment are as follows. In new refrigeration equipment using refrigerant in excess of 50 pounds (22.7 kg...

2021.03.03

HFC Alternative Refrigerants Update - U.S. Rejoins the Paris

This January, almost immediately after Joseph Biden was inaugurated as the 46th U.S. president, he signed an executive order to rejoin the inter-national Paris Agreement on climate change that the pre...

2021.03.02

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

Task reports on possible future Product Groups available Mar 1, 2021 GEN - 1208.00. The second stakeholder meeting, initially scheduled for November 2020, will take place on 26 March 2021. Task Repo...

2021.02.24

ASERCOM Convention 2021 Features Regulations and Standards i

On January 29, 2021, the Association of European Refrigeration Component Manufacturers (ASERCOM) held virtually the ASERCOM Convention 2021, Digital Dialogue. Speakers presented future yardsticks to ...

2021.01.05

Preparatory study for Building Automation and Control System

Notes from the final stakeholder meeting European Policy 4 Jan 2021 GEN - 1191.00. The second stakeholder meeting on the preparatory study for Building Automation and Control Systems (BACS) was h...

2020.12.29

Measures for more energy-efficient air conditioning in Saudi

2020/12/28 A recent article proposes key policies and technologies that could promote a more sustainable use of air conditioning in Saudi Arabia, a country where air conditioning accounts for 70% of ...

2020.09.26

The IIR contributes to the Review of EU F-gas regulation

24 September 2020 The IIR has responded to the European Commission consultation “Fluorinated greenhouse gases – review of EU rules (2015-20)” which aims to collect opinions and suggestions about the update of the F-gas Regulation (EU) No 517/2014.   The International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR) has consulted its Science and Technology Council and all its Commission m...

2020.09.25

Smart Readiness Indicator (SRI) for buildings - Final delive

22 September 2020 The European Commission services (DG ENERGY) commissioned and supervised (2016-2020) two SRI technical support studies under the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), co...

2020.09.18

New UK Internal Market Bill laid before Parliament

Sep 14th, 2020 On 9th September a new Bill, the “UK Internal Market Bill”, had its first reading in Parliament. The aim of the Bill is to protect jobs and guarantee that companies a...

2020.09.10

Review of Energy Efficiency Directive (GEN - 1155.00)

Feedback period 3 August to 21 September 2020   European Policy GEN - 1155.00. The Commission has initiated a revision of the Energy Efficiency Directive so that it may support the objective...

 
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