Industry backing for Eureka 2016

Eureka-2016BELGIUM: The organisers of a major conference to discuss the challenges and opportunities faced by the HVACR industry have revealed more details about the event.

Eureka 2016, to be held on December 13 in The Hague, is intended to showcase the HVACR’s industry’s impact on the EU’s energy and climate goals, demonstrate the potential, attractiveness and innovative nature of our industry, and provide a platform for networking. At the same time, participants will be able to see how much EU and national policies impact our sector and the extent to which policy change can be a positive driver for innovation and new technologies.



The event will assemble representatives from industry, users, and the academic community to discuss with European and national policymakers the challenges and opportunities our industry faces in this rapidly changing global context.

The conference, sub-titled Heating, Cooling, Ventilation & Refrigeration: Sustainable Technologies for a Better Life, is organised by the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE) and the European Ventilation Industry Association (EVIA). It is backed by a number of high-profile sponsors, including Carel, Emerson, Danfoss, Daikin Europe, Mitsubishi Electric, RLT Herstellerverband and Systemair,

Topics for the day will include the role of refrigeration in reducing food waste; increasing political awareness on indoor air quality and thermal comfort; the impact of the new F-gas rules in Europe and beyond; driving energy efficiency in buildings.

The opening plenary session will feature a keynote speech by a distinguished guest.

A number of speakers have already been confirmed. These include policy-makers and leading industry associations, scientific institutes and universities, through to researchers and end-users.

Further information here.

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