Andrea Voigt, Director General of the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE), reflects on the EUREKA conference held in The Hague and looks forward to this year’s event.
Heating, Cooling, Ventilation and Refrigeration (HVACR) are everywhere in people’s daily lives – at home, in schools, in supermarkets, in hospitals– and as such the HVACR sector deals with health and comfort, energy efficiency, sustainability, etc.
A standard is an agreed way of doing things. They cover systems, products, components and procedures and are the distilled wisdom of experts with up to date knowledge of their subject and their industry’s needs.
By Stephen Benton and Jane Gartshore of Cool Concerns Ltd
If all refrigeration, air conditioning and heat pump systems complied with relevant standards we would have systems which are safer, more reliable, more energy efficient, leak less and are future proof. But they are often viewed as complicated and many people are unaware of their relevance, importance and value.