Editorial

2024.06.17

AREA replies to the public consultation on the Implementing

JUNE 17, 2024 AREA welcomes the extension of the F-gas certification scheme to alternative refrigerants in the new F-gas Regulation as a necessary complementary addition to the existing F-gas provi...

2024.06.16

The Status Of Heat Pumps For DHW

June 13, 2024 by Gary Marshall Adveco considers the status of heat pumps for domestic hot water applications in commercial buildings… Set to achieve the ambition of demanding zero emi...

2024.06.13

ASHRAE Signs Memorandum of Understanding with GCC Standardiz

ATLANTA (June 12, 2024) – ASHRAE and the GCC Standardization Organization (GSO), the standards organization for the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council and Yemen, have signed a Memoran...

2024.06.10

UL: Important New Requirements For Use of Low-GWP Refrigeran

June 5, 2024 Brian Rodgers, principal engineer, Appliances, HVAC and Lighting, Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, William Henry Merrill Society and John K. Taecker, senior regulatory engineer...

2024.06.09

ASHRAE Applauds the National Definition of a Zero Emissions

ATLANTA (June 6, 2024) – ASHRAE applauds the U.S. Department of Energy’s release of a standardized, verifiable basis for defining a zero emissions building. The National Definition of a...

2024.05.21

Elite: A New Benchmark for Refrigeration Efficiency

May 20, 2024 We continue to develop new innovations, as industry-leading grocery retailers look to us for expertise Aerofoil Energy’s 3-year development project has delivered on its key ...

2024.05.18

Trane: How to Absorb a New Standard: ASHRAE® 241 and More

MAY 16, 2024 COVID-19 brought Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) to the forefront, yet the lack of established standards caused confusion and ineffective measures taken. ASHRAE stepped in, releasing Standard...

2024.05.03

Water Heater Standards Set to Slash Bills and Pollution

April 30, 2024 One of the biggest energy users in most homes will be significantly more efficient thanks to improved standards finalized by the Department of Energy (DOE) today. The standards f...

2024.04.28

European Parliament Adopts Proposed EPBD Revision

On March 12, 2024, Members of the European Parliament (MEP) adopted the proposed revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) with 370 votes to 199 and 46 abstentions. It will now ...

2024.04.27

The United Arab Emirates Ratifies the Kigali Amendment

April 25, 2024 The United Arab Emirates (UAE) are the latest country to ratify the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol.   The UAE are the 159th country to ratify the Kigali Amendment, ...

2024.04.26

Eurovent Middle East awards first training certificates for

The hands-on course qualifies HVACR technicians for refrigerant handling Dubai, 25 April 2024. Eurovent Middle East awarded the first certificates for F-Gas handling to eleven HVACR engineers a...

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