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REHVA Newsletter January 2024
REHVA at ASHRAE's Winter Conference


On Monday, January 22nd, 2024, REHVA, in the framework of REHVA-ASHRAE cooperation, has given a Seminar during the 2024 ASHRAE Winter Conference in Chicago on “Zero Emission Buildings: Rolling Out the Revised Energy Performance Buildings Directive in Europe”.

REHVA delegation was formed by the President, Catalin Lungu, Vice president and Treasurer, Livio Mazzarella, the TRC Chair, Jarek Kurnitski, and the REHVA Journal Editor in Chief, Jaap Hogeling.

This session addresses issues like primary energy calculation, zero emission building requirements, life cycle global warming potential as well potential technical solutions like the use of heat pumps. The seminar was based on three presentations:

  1. Building Live Cycle Global Warming Potential: New Indicator Required By the Revised EPBD, by Livio Mazzarella
  2. Primary Energy Calculation and New Zero Emission Building Requirements in the EPBD, by Jarek Kurnitski
  3. Heat Pumps: A High Potential Solution to Decrease Operational CO₂ Emissions in Buildings, by Catalin Lungu
Stefano Corgnati becomes new rector of the Polytechnic of Turin!
REHVA Member Associations AICVF's conference
REHVA member TVVL 65th anniversary!
REHVA Supporter RHOSS' new Eco ranges
REHVA Journal: December issue OUT NOW !

The December Issue of the REHVA Journal is OUT now !  The focus of this issue is : "Revised EPBD 2024 soon expected". Our Editor-in-Chief, Jaap Hogeling, wrote the editorial of this issue, and discussed "EU Council and Parliament reached a deal on the revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive".  Read it now

Join the SRI Joint Event!

Registrations are now open for the SRI Joint Event, combining the 4th plenary meeting of the SRI platform (morning) with an SRI day organised by Smart Square (afternoon) When: Thursday 7 March 2024, 09:00 CET - 17:45 CET
Where: Hybrid meeting. Comet Meetings Louise, Brussels, Belgium
Language: English The Smart Readiness Indicator Joint Event will provide a unique opportunity to discuss the smart...

EU Projects news EU Projects news
Horizon Europe: Over €310 million available to fund new energy and mobility research projects !

The European Commission has launched new calls for projects under Horizon Europe's Work Programme for 2023-2024 Cluster 5 – which groups together topics on Climate Action, Energy and Mobility !  Horizon Europe is the EU’s key funding programme for research and innovation with a total budget of €95.5 billion. Under Horizon Europe, Energy, Climate Action, and Mobility research actions are grouped into...

Innovation Fund 2023 Call

On 23 November 2023, the European Commission launched the Innovation Fund 2023 Call, with a total budget of €4 billion, to support the deployment of innovative decarbonisation technologies. You can already find all information and documentation related to the call on the Funding & Tenders Portal, including the call text and application forms.  The call is funded by revenues from the EU Emissions...

EU Policy News EU Policy News

Check out our updated Policy issues website section! 


Keep up with REHVA on all the policy updates and directives.

EC and Member States Sign Declaration on European Energy Efficiency Financing
Drinking Water Policy- EC adopts multiple delegated acts
Parliament Greenlights F-Gas Emission Rules, Advancing Global Climate Goals
ITRE committee endorses EPBD Recast
Energy Data Space policy paper
EC publishes assessment of the updated National Energy and Climate Plans drafts
Upcoming events Upcoming events

Come and meet us ! 


REHVA will be present at Light and Builing, the international industry meeting place for pioneers, planners, craftsmen and decision-makers.

Frankfurt, Germany - 3-8 March, 2024.


Find us in Milan! REHVA is happy to organize a REHVA Expert Seminar during Mostra Convegno. The theme will be "The Revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) in the frame of Fit for 55 program".

Milano, Italy - 12-15 March, 2024 

Energy transition now – fast, smart, resilient! Join the entire energy transition sector at the World Sustainable Energy Days to discuss how to realise the high policy ambitions and strengthen demand and markets for sustainable energy. Don't miss out on this leading international conference and tradeshow, register today!

Join Roomvent 2024
Join Acrex India 2024
11th HVAC Mediterranean Congress: Climamed

    The 11th HVAC Mediterranean Congress, Climamed 2024, integrated in the 3 years cycle of REHVA related conferences (Clima, Climamed and Cold Climate), is under the responsibility of a set of the five HVAC associations of Southern Europe countries, that assure the membership of the respective countries in REHVA: – AICARR (Associazione Italiana di Condizionamento dell’Aria, Riscaldamento e...

REHVA Expert talk at Light + Building 2024

03 - 08 March 2024

53rd AiCARR International Conference

12 - 13 March 2024

REHVA Expert Talk at MCE 2024

12 - 15 March 2024,
Fiera Milano


15 March 2024,
European Parliament

Roomvent 2024

22 - 25 April 2024

REHVA Annual Meeting 2024

15 - 17 May 2024

11th HVAC Mediterranean Congress: Climamed

17 - 18 May 2024


09 - 11 June 2024

IBPC 2024

25 - 27 July 2024

CLIMA 2025

04 - 06 June 2025

Get ready for HVACR Vietnam 2024!

04-06.09 2024

The premier trade event for HVAC/R & Smart building tech in Vietnam at Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center from 4-6 September. Join industry leaders, manufacturers, suppliers, and pioneers for this groundbreaking event, co-hosted with Electric & Power Vietnam and Vietnam Data Center Confex. Don't miss your chance – contact Ms. Michelle at or visit  now!

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