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Supporter's Bulletin 3/2018

Editor-in-Chief: Anita Derjanecz

June 2018

REHVA Activities

REHVA Brussels Summit 2018: registration opens on 6 July

REHVA invites you to attend the second edition of the REHVA Brussels Summit, on 12-13 November 2018, for a two-days event rich of contents: an occasion for REHVA Members, Supporters and stakeholders to meet and network in the capital of Europe. Registrations will open on Friday, 6 July 2018.
The first day will be dedicated to REHVA Committees Meetings and to EU Projects CEN-CE and ALDREN workshops, and closed by the traditional REHVA Dinner. The REHVA Seminar “EPBD implementation & SRI” will be held the following day.
We look forward to welcome you in Brussels!

REHVA at EUSEW 2018: highlights for the event

The 13th edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW 2018) took place in Brussels on 4-8 June. This year’s edition has been focused on the clean energy transition topic. For the feedback on the most relevant trends and strategies for the HVAC sector, REHVA attended sessions focusing on the energy efficiency of buildings, investors, smart finances in buildings, consumers and transition towards zero emission economy.
EUSEW is also an important networking platform, thanks to its Networking Village : REHVA was on the spot helding a joint stand with EPB Center. REHVA presented to the participants three main EU projects - QUANTUM, Hybrid GEOTABS and ALDREN - together with the Federation’s main area of activity and expertise, while EPB Center shared their skills on standardized methods to assess the energy performance of buildings.

On the road to CLIMA 2019: latest updates for the participants

The 13th CLIMA World Congress, the leading international scientific congress in the field of Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (HVAC), will be held from 26 till 29 May 2019 in Bucharest, Romania. The 2019 edition will focus on the topic “Built environment facing climate change”.
Preparations for CLIMA 2019 are in full swing. A call for paper is open: you can submit your abstract until 1/09/2019, and the full paper until 1/11/2018. Find here some useful information. The organizers offer the possibility to promote research and know-how by organising a Workshop. The duration of each Workshop is 1.5 - 2 hours, and it may approach themes that are specific for the companies, institutions, associations or research groups that are holding it. If you are interested in purchasing one of the twenty Workshop slots available, contact Giulia Marenghi (
Registration will open on 1 December 2018, get here additional details about registration and fees.

EU Policy news

The revised EPBD was published in the Official Journal of the European Union

The revised EPBD was published on 19 of June 2018 in the Official Journal of the European Union as the Directive 2018/884 amending the Energy Efficiency Directive (EED) and the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). You can find the revised EPBD Directive in all EU official languages here.
Check the full REHVA policy news on the revised EPBD here. Read our analysis on the REHVA overview on the revised EPB.

The EU negotiators finally succeed the energy talks on the EED and the Energy Union Governance Regulation

The Bulgarian Presidency had a final attempt to finalised the energy talks on two crucial energy files on the energy governance and the energy efficiency. Both the EED and the Energy Governance were finally approved by the all EU negotiators, after many rounds of compromises, especially on the overall EU-wide energy efficiency target by 2030.
Check out the full REHVA policy news here.

DG ENER announces a second SRI study

The second progress report of the Smart Readiness Indicator (SRI) study was published on 13 June and open for comments until 29 June. The SRI report comes after the last stakeholders meeting, held in Brussels on 28 May and is the last exchange document before the end of the study, in July. However, DG ENER already announced the forthcoming call for tenders for a 2nd study about the implementation on the SRI. The European Commission is committed to have a delegated act and an implementing act by end of 2019 based on the 2 studies. In view of a closer involvement in the next phases, REHVA delegates met DG ENER commissioners on 21 June.

EU Project News

Latest QUANTUM newsletter available
The 6th QUANTUM project meeting was held in Cardiff on 27-28 June, where the team discussed on the ongoing implementation of QUANTUM tools in demo buildings across Europe. Check out the latest project developments in the June newsletter

Upcoming hybridGEOTABS Symposium in Prague

17 October, Prague: Save the date for the next hybridGEOTABS Symposium, focusing on Model Predictive Control strategies. Check out this and other project updates in the hybridGEOTABS May newsletter and read more about it in the first article published in the REHVA Journal.

Recordings from the first ALDREN webinar

On 13 June ALDREN consortium organized its first webinar, introducing the underlying concepts of a common building performance certification to boost non-residential energy renovation. View here the presentations and recordings.

MOBISTYLE at Behave Conference

MOBISTYLE is organizing an event in the framework of Behave Conference. Join the organizers in Zurich on 5 September to discuss about energy-related behavioural change through ICT.

Other news

REHVA Journal 3/2018 is online

The June Issue on Sustainability, Circular Economy and LCA is available online.
Please feel free to send your articles on the topics above to in order to publish them on the next issues.

ISH Shanghai & CIHE 2018 - 3-5 September 2018 - Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai, China - website

As the sister show of the Asia’s leading trading platform in the HVAC industry, the 7th edition of ISH Shanghai & CIHE will return to the Shanghai New International Expo Center on 3–5 September 2018. The show is committed to helping fairgoers tap into the high potential heating and comfortable home market in East and Central China.

REFCOLD India 2018 - 22-24 November 2018 - Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India - website

The Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE) and NürnbergMesse India have launched a brand new exhibit for the Refrigeration & Cold Chain industry and it is called REFCOLD INDIA, which is scheduled to take place at Mahatma Mandir Convention
Cum Exhibition Centre in Gandhinagar, Gujarat from 22–24 November 2018.

Upcoming other events

17-19 July 2018
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), Malaysia
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ISH Shanghai & CIHE 2018
3-5 September 2018
Shanghai, China
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11-13 September 2018
Cracow, Poland
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39th AIVC Conference: "Smart ventilation for buildings"
18-19 September 2018
Juan-les-Pins, France
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3rd Annual HVAC Summit Dubai
18-19 September 2018
Dubai, UAE
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25-28 September,
Sevilla, Spain
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Global District Energy Days
25-27 September 2018
Scandic Grand Marina Katajanokanlaituri 7 00160 Helsinki, Finland
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FinnBuild 2018
10-12 October 2018
Helsinki, Finland
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Chillventa 2018
16-18 October 2018
Nuremberg, Germany
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REHVA Brussels Summit 2018
12-13 November 2018
Brussels, Belgium
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AHR Expo
14-16 January 2019
Atlanta, USA
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ACREX India 2019
28 February - 2 March 2019
BEC, Mumbai, India
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CLIMA 2019
26-29 May 2019
Bucharest, Romania
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IAQVEC 2019: Healthy nearly Zero Energy Buildings
5-7 September 2019
Bari, Italy
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