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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...

2024.02.19

Refrigerant Landscape, The AIM Act, and the Role of Refriger

March 19, 2024   The regulatory and environmental landscape for the HVAC industry continues to evolve. With the AIM Act sector-based regulation and refrigerant management rules issued this year...

2024.02.19

EHPA manifesto: priorities for EU policy 2024-2029

16 Feb 2024 Photo: Guillaume Périgois, Unsplash   In the next few months, voters across Europe will take part in the 2024 EU elections. After this, a new EU Commission and Parliamen...

2024.01.30

China Releases a New Standard for QR Codes on Chemical Label

January 29, 2024   By Lily Hou, PhD, CHMM   On December 25, 2023, China released a new Association Standard: T/CCSAS 047-2023 (Technical Specification for Coding and Labeling of Hazardou...

2024.01.28

Japan to Regulate Flupentiofenox as Deleterious Substance un

January 26, 2024   By Yuko Howell, Regulatory Affairs Lead, Supply Chain team, UL Solutions   On January 22, 2024, Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) issued a prop...

2024.01.26

Building Safety Act Already Changing The Legal Landscape

JAN 24, 2024 2024 will see significant change to the legal liabilities of building services contractors because of new powers introduced under the Building Safety Act, according to the Building Eng...

2024.01.21

The Heat Planning Act: momentum for the local heat transitio

2024-01-19 The new Heat Planning Act introduces an instrument for strategic planning of the heat transition at local level. It also stipulates for the first time what proportions of renewable energ...

2024.01.19

Affordable Housing Needs More Support to Comply with Buildin

January 17, 2024 Building performance standards are a key policy for meeting decarbonization goals, but because the upfront costs can be a challenge, the standards should be accompanied by sufficie...

2024.01.19

ASHRAE's Latest Edition Performance Standard for Existing Bu

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Karen Buckley Washington Senior Public Relations Specialist kbwashington@ashrae.org   ATLANTA (January 17, 2024) – ASHRAE has released the latest ...

2023.12.01

UL Standards Update: Safety for Household and Similar Electr

November 29, 2023   The fourth edition of UL 60335-2-40, the Standard for Household and Similar Electrical Appliances - Safety - Part 2-40: Particular Requirements for Electrical Heat Pumps, Ai...

2023.11.21

EU Harmonized Standard EN IEC 60335-2-89:2022 allowing 500 G

20 Nov 2023   500 G of R290 propane in commercial refrigeration, an opportunity for an increased adoption of natural refrigerants worldwide, EPTA says   On August 2nd 2023 the EN IEC 6...

 
 
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