Standards

2024.01.28

Japan to Regulate Flupentiofenox as Deleterious Substance un

January 26, 2024   By Yuko Howell, Regulatory Affairs Lead, Supply Chain team, UL Solutions   On January 22, 2024, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) issued a prop...

2024.01.26

Building Safety Act Already Changing The Legal Landscape

JAN 24, 2024 2024 will see significant change to the legal liabilities of building services contractors because of new powers introduced under the Building Safety Act, according to the Building Eng...

2024.01.21

The Heat Planning Act: momentum for the local heat transitio

2024-01-19 The new Heat Planning Act introduces an instrument for strategic planning of the heat transition at local level. It also stipulates for the first time what proportions of renewable energ...

2024.01.19

Affordable Housing Needs More Support to Comply with Buildin

January 17, 2024 Building performance standards are a key policy for meeting decarbonization goals, but because the upfront costs can be a challenge, the standards should be accompanied by sufficie...

2024.01.19

ASHRAE's Latest Edition Performance Standard for Existing Bu

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Karen Buckley Washington Senior Public Relations Specialist kbwashington@ashrae.org   ATLANTA (January 17, 2024) – ASHRAE has released the latest ...

2023.12.01

UL Standards Update: Safety for Household and Similar Electr

November 29, 2023   The fourth edition of UL 60335-2-40, the Standard for Household and Similar Electrical Appliances - Safety - Part 2-40: Particular Requirements for Electrical Heat Pumps, Ai...

2023.11.21

EU Harmonized Standard EN IEC 60335-2-89:2022 allowing 500 G

20 Nov 2023   500 G of R290 propane in commercial refrigeration, an opportunity for an increased adoption of natural refrigerants worldwide, EPTA says   On August 2nd 2023 the EN IEC 6...

2023.10.26

Consumer, Housing, and Energy Groups Call on Senate to Vote

October 23, 2023 WASHINGTON, DC—Today, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC), and the Housing Assistance Council (HAC) call...

2023.10.13

F-GAS: Council and Parliament reach agreement

12 Oct 2023 The new F-GAS Regulation expected to come in force on 1st January 2024 will gradually phase out the consumption of F-Gases in Europe by 2050 with sharp quota reductions already from...

2023.10.12

BESA: clients more focused on net zero than building safety

October 11, 2023 Construction clients are more focused on meeting their net zero goals than complying with the Building Safety Act, according to a new study carried out on behalf of the Building Engi...

2023.10.03

Wide Coalition Welcomes Furnace Efficiency Standards Set to

September 29, 2023 Washington, DC—Consumer, energy efficiency, environmental, and utility stakeholders welcomed a significantly strengthened federal efficiency standard for home furnaces ...

 
 
 
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