Global technology and engineering giant Emerson becomes the newest addition to a growing group of industry players supporting joint initiatives in the fields of regulatory development, education, and awareness raising. The move underlines the association’s successful development over the past years and its commitment to provide neutral and unbiased expertise to the market.
There is an urgent need to reduce CO2 emissions and accelerate energy efficiency in the Middle East, with fast-approaching environmental targets looming. As HVAC plays a critical role in meeting these broader objectives, experts reflect on low-hanging fruits that can be tackled and what the region can learn from markets that have adopted more efficient regulations early on.
With emission reduction targets looming, the HVACR industry should leave no stone unturned when it comes to retrofitting to unlock greater efficiencies. Experts discuss opportunities in the sector and the shift in attitude required to truly move away from cost-centric thinking.
Eurovent Middle East’s 5 Year Anniversary Congress brought together more than 350 high-level stakeholders from government and industry to discuss a variety of important aspects impacting energy efficiency and sustainability in the region. Markus Lattner, Managing Director of Eurovent Middle East, elaborates on key takeaways and possible initiatives resulting from the event.
The GCC region has a long road ahead when it comes to phasing down F-gases in line with the targets set by the Montreal Protocol, largely because of the region’s heavy dependence on the cooling sector. Experts weigh in on the complex issues that exist in the market, what problems must be addressed and what support is needed from manufacturers and governments to support the transition.