BSI agrees post-Brexit European standards alignment

4 December, 2018 By Neil Merrett New arrangement with CEN and CENELEC will allow UK industry to retain an influence over key European standards regardless of the final direction of Brexit   An...


Construction Products Regulation (CPR) (GEN - 971.00)--Venti

Dec 03, 2018 European Policy GEN - 971.00. The European Commission has communicated an updated list of European Assessment Documents that can be used to show conformity with the Construction Product...


F-Gas industry roundtable (GEN - 969.00)

Successful exchange on the progress of the F-Gas Regulation European Policy   29 / 11 / 2018 GEN - 969.00. The F-Gas industry roundtable, organised by EPEE, brings together at regular interva...


Modular production: GEA and Siemens jointly use MTP automati

27 Nov 2018 Cooperation announced at SPS IPC Drives 2018 – The GEA Plug & Win compact skid separator will be exhibited at the Siemens booth in hall 11   The GEA and Siemens technolog...


Space cooling at the heart of energy efficiency policies

22/11/2018 According to the recent International Energy Agency (IEA) “Energy Efficiency 2018” report, global energy demand rose by 1.9% in 2017 – the fastest annual increase since 2...


Ozone Regulation 2009/1005 (GEN - 968.00)

Evaluation study available European Policy GEN - 968.00. The Ozone Regulation is transposing the obligations of the Montreal Protocol at European level regarding ozone depleting substances. It is re...


Horizon 2020 LabelPack A+ (GEN - 967.00)

Free energy labelling tool to support efficient choices in heating systems 2018 - Horizon 2020 LabelPack A+   November 20, 2018 GEN - 967.00. Initiated in 2015 by ESTIF, the European Solar Th...


Last Opportunity to Comment on the New EPA Ruling Impacting

1 November 2018 Contributed by Howard Weiss, ESCO Group On October 1, 2018 the EPA issued a new ruling that will revise refrigerant regulations again, impacting the entire HVACR industry.   The current regulations (November 2016) was the result of two years of industry engagement to clarify regulations, remove ambiguity, and to modernize the program. In pursuit of these changes, the EPA a...


UK HIU standards revised for district heating efficiency pus

24 October, 2018 A number of additional bodies will now be able to provide testing on standards devised to ensure greater efficiency for a vital component of heat networks   UK standards for H...


IGEM selected for new hydrogen standards

October 9, 2018 The Institution of Gas Engineers & Managers (IGEM) has been chosen to develop hydrogen standards for the government’s £25 million research and innovation programme.   The Hy4Heat programme is a feasibility study into the use of hydrogen for heat in UK homes and businesses, aimed at establishing whether it is technically possible, safe and convenient to repla...


American Standard Announces 'Building a Higher Standard' Dea

Oct 08, 2018 American Standard launched the awards program this year to recognize independent HVAC dealers across the country for exemplifying the brand’s core values.   American Standar...