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2024.07.13

Encyclopedia Update: Latest Kigali Amendment Ratification St

Using the latest data from UNTC, we have compiled an interactive list of countries that have ratified the Kigali agreement.  Date : 2024/07/11 Subject : Regulation Themes : Re...

2024.07.12

Solution Booklet District Heating and Cooling

11 July 2024 The Solution Booklet on DHC, to which the RE H&C Focus Group members under the Smart Cities Marketplace contributed, has been published. This initiative is part of the Heating and ...

2024.06.26

New Certification Path For Boilers Up To 25% Hydrogen Blendi

June 25, 2024 In February 2024, UL Standards & Engagement published the ninth edition of UL 795, the Standard for Commercial-Industrial Gas-Fired Package Boilers. This is now a bi-national Stan...

2024.06.25

DOE Finalizes Water Heater Efficiency Standards

On April 30, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) finalized energy-efficiency standards for residential water heaters, which are required by the U.S. Congress to be periodically updated. This is the first update to the energy-efficiency standards since 2010. Under the new standards, common sizes of electric storage water heaters will need to achieve the efficiency level of an entry-level heat pu...

2024.06.24

California Forms New Public-Private Partnership to Install 6

California Forms New Public-Private Partnership to Install 6 Million HPs by 2030 On May 29, 2024, the California Heat Pump Partnership (CAHPP) officially launched with its first convening to bring to...

2024.05.23

Engineers Newsletter PREVIEW: Building Performance Standards

In the 2024-Q2 Engineers Newsletter (EN), Trane applications engineer Scott Delo discusses ways to apply ASHRAE® Standard 100-2024 to the built environment. MAY 22, 2024 Decarbonization: New...

2024.05.02

Maine Passes New Amendments To Landmark PFAS Law

April 30, 2024 By Krystal Spickler, program manager, Supply Chain team, UL Solutions   On April 16, 2024 Janet Mills, Maine state Governor signed LD 1537 into law. This brings significant ch...

2024.05.01

Act can help construction ‘right its wrongs’, says building

April 30, 2024   The Building Safety Act will bring about changes to culture on a scale never seen before, according to the CEO of Local Authority Building Control (LABC) in England and Wales. ...

2024.04.25

Sustainability expert urges Scottish Government to act on He

23 April 2024 The Scottish Government’s recent announcement that the 2030 climate target will be scrapped is a blow to the country’s efforts towards a greener future. Prof. Dave Pea...

2024.04.06

Chemicals: EU Enacts New Regulation For Fluorinated Greenhou

April 5, 2024 On February 20, 2024, the EU enacted Regulation (EU) 2024/573 on fluorinated greenhouse gases.   The regulation:     ·  Lays down rules on the containme...

2024.03.23

Djibouti ratifies the Kigali Amendment

Djibouti becomes the 157th country to ratify the Kigali Amendment.   Date : 2024/03/22 Subject : Regulation; Developing country Themes : HFCs; Regulations and standar...

 
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