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08 April 2022
  • Refrigerants
The European Commission has released on 5 April 2022 its proposal for a revision of the Ozone Depleting Substances Regulation.
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08 April 2022
  • Refrigerants
The European Commission has released on 5 April 2022 its much-awaited proposal for a revision of the F-Gas Regulation.
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08 April 2022
  • Trade and Markets
Overview of the latest WTO notifications of relevance for the HVACR industry. Our Notifications allow members to be prepared for developments that can have an impact on them and their products.
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08 April 2022
  • Trade and Markets
Overview of the latest developments concerning new technical regulations of relevance for the HVACR industry. Our Notifications allow members to be prepared for developments that can have an impact on them and their products.
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06 April 2022
  • ENER Lot 11 - Fans and motors
An overview of the past 2014-2022 developments were presented during the consultation forum, and a first discussion on the draft working document took place. The Commission integrated the comments made during the meeting and awaits further written comments by 29 April 20...
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01 April 2022
  • Ecodesign and Energy Labelling
Within a package of European Green Deal proposals, the European Commission adopted on 30 March 2022 the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Working Plan 2022-2024.
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01 April 2022
  • Ecodesign and Energy Labelling
On 30 March 2022, the European Commission adopted and published its proposal for Ecodesign Regulation for Sustainable Products.
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25 March 2022
  • Trade and Markets
The European Commission DG TRADE, Unit E4 – Regulatory cooperation and public procurement, has launched this survey that runs until 3 April. Members are encouraged to participate so that the Commission is aware of the barriers the HVACR industry encounters outside Europe...
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24 March 2022
  • Refrigerants
Leaked version of reviewed F-Gas Regulation provides for steeper phase down schedule. Official publication is expected on 5 April 2022.
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24 March 2022
  • ENER Lot 1 - Space and combination heaters
  • ENER Lot 2 - Water heaters
The European Commission published on 3 March the calls for evidence for impact assessments on the review of the Ecodesign and Energy Labelling regulations for space heaters and water heaters. The feedback periods lasts until 31 March 2022....
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22 March 2022
  • Refrigerants
On behalf of the European Commission (DG CLIMA), Öko-Recherche is working on a series of analysis evaluating the implementation of the F-Gas Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 since 2015. This includes, among others, monitoring of the refrigerant prices. The Q4/2021 report has...
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22 March 2022
  • GROW Lot 6 - Ventilation units
An Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Consultation Forum meeting was held on 10 March 2022. It gave an update on the review of Ecodesign and Energy Labelling Regulations for local space heaters.
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