Regulatory Developments for the HVAC Industry in the Middle

—Higher Requirements for Energy Efficiency of ACs, Chillers Contributed by Markus Lattner, managing director, Eurovent Middle East In March 2019, ESMA, the Emirates Authority for Standardi...


Eurovent publishes preliminary Position Papers concerning re

Comprehensiveness of association’s documents reflects need to redevelop essential parts of the currently applicable Regulations   Brussels, 28 March 2019. The Eurovent Association&rsquo...


Global standardization: ISHRAE IEQ standard available for a

14 March 2019 In the year 2016, ISHRAE had released the first set of IEQ Standard: 10001-2016, which is defining three levels for various parameters, related to Indian context as well as combining global levels of the IEQ accordingly.   This standard received a positive feedback, especially by many organisations including green building rating agencies. They applied it recommendations in t...


Altecnic Intaball valves attain new standard

31/01/2019 The Altecnic Intaball range of gas lever ball valves is one of the first UK products to be certified to EN 331:2015 (Class C).   Left to right: Robert Floyd (BSI), Gianni Airaga, Gr...


LG Dualcool AC with Air Purification Offers Two Functions in

LG is setting a new standard for air conditioners with its LG Dualcool model featuring complete air purification. The LG air purifying system employed in the Dualcool removes microparticles, or par...


European Commission issued standardization request for a new

25 January 2019 To support and provide the reduction of the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) in refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump equipment, the European Commission had issued the standar...


Mandate M 555 – use of flammable refrigerants (GEN - 982.00)

8 January, 2019 First interim report available GEN - 982.00. At the end of 2017, the European Commission issued a standardisation request with the objective to have a European standardisation delive...


Proposal of draft regulation on market surveillance and comp

Possible role of market operators reduced to cooperation in awareness campaigns 8 January, 2019 GEN - 981.00. The initial draft by the Commission provided for a possible active role for organisation...


UK publishes Draft Environment Bill

21 December, 2018 By Neil Merrett Ensuring sufficient oversight is in place to enforce and maintain standards post Brexit is among key aims of new proposals that seek to also ensure the UK’s 25...

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