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REHVA EU Policy Newsletter - July 2023

REHVA, Nordic Ventilation Group and EUROVENT launch common proposal on how to implement Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) requirements introduced by EPBD under revision. These new provisions added by the Commission's and Parliament's initiative, represent an important step forward to assure healthy and comfortable IEQ in buildings.

In this document, IEQ substance and requirements are explained just on few pages. It is shown which items need regulatory effort and which aspects can be left for technical guidance documents such as European standards or national technical guidance. Guidelines and examples are presented how an essential IEQ requirements can be implemented on national level. Also, some minor, but important changes are suggested to make Article 11a implementation technically and economically feasible.

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The registrations to the REHVA Brussels Summit are open!

REGISTER Join us in Brussels to discuss " IEQ skill in decarbonisation of buildings" during the Brussels Summit 2023 ( November 13-14).  Day 1: REHVA Standing Committee Meeting (13th November) The first day of the Summit will focus on the internal activities of REHVA. During the Standing Committee Meeting, members will gather to discuss and address key issues and initiatives related to our...

Stakeholder forum III: heat pumps action plan

Following the Call for Evidence to analyse and build on the views, positions and ideas of stakeholders on barriers to the roll-out of heat pumps, an open public consultation is taking place: Additionally, the follow stakeholder events have been organised to facilitate focused discussions on specific aspects: A Financing the Roll-out of Heat Pumps event on July 5, 2023 A Supportive Framework...

EC public consultation open: Heat pumps–Action Plan

The European Commission is developing an action plan, including strategic communication and measures to overcome barriers and promote heat pump deployment. A call for evidence has been launched, followed by the public consultation. The public consultation is now open from 07 June 2023 - 30 August 2023  (midnight Brussels time), where your input will be carefully considered as they continue to refine...

EU Publication of Ecodesign preparatory study for Building Automation and Control Systems (BACS)
Council negotiation mandate ready on F-Gas Regulation
Technical assistance for ensuring optimal performance of technical building systems
Newly Released: EC DG CLIMA's report on climate adaptation for buildings
Commission initiates extensive skills partnership for energy-intensive industries

A collaborative effort has been launched, supported by the Commission, industry partners, research organizations, social partners, and educational institutions. The aim is to establish a skills partnership for energy-intensive industries (EIIs). This partnership will identify skill needs, develop appropriate curricula and training programs, and promote recruitment and upskilling. EIIs represent over...

The clean energy transition for buildings: webinar recording!

The clean energy transition for buildings: Professional associations enhancing renovation skills - Wednesday 7 June The webinar was brought to the BUILD UP audience by BUILD UP in collaboration with Federations of European HVAC Association (REHVA), European Builders Confederation (EBC), GCP Europe, Renovate Europe, and EuropeOn. The webinar agenda was divided into two parts, with the first part...

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