28 - 29 October 2025 // Nuremberg

European Heat Pump Summit Newsroom

News of the industry

  • AREA: Annual General Assembly

    During the annual General Assembly on 24 May in Belfast, AREA members unanimously re-elected Coen van de Sande, Director of the Dutch Association, NVKL, as President of AREA. Stepan Stojanov, Secretary General of SCHKT (Czechia), was elected as Vice President. Coen van de Sande stated: ‘’I am very pleased and proud of what we achieved these past two years, thanks to great cooperation within AREA to promote our industry and attract new talents. A key topic for us was the review of the F-gas Regulation, which will remain a focus in the coming years with the adoption of the delegated acts and the implementation of the Regulation at National level. I look forward to continuing the excellent collaboration among our members and extending our profile and recognition to make the voice of contractors heard.”

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  • eurovent: Annual Meeting

    The 68th Eurovent Annual Meeting has concluded with Raul Corredera Haener re-elected as the association’s President, and Henk Kranenberg as Vice-President. The General Assembly nominated four new members to join the Board of Directors. This year’s Eurovent Annual Meeting was open to all members, to create an inclusive platform to review and exchange ideas on the activities of the association. The Annual Meeting included presentations from the European Commission’s DG ENER on the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) recast and the Ecodesign for Sustainable Products Regulation (ESPR). These presentations were followed by a panel discussion on the competitiveness of European manufacturing, which engaged leaders from some of the most important national and European stakeholders on these topics.

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  • JARN: Chillventa 2024 Platform for innovations

    The world’s leading exhibition for refrigeration technology is almost booked out. Between 8 and 10 October 2024, trade visitors to Chillventa can look forward to a wide-ranging programme covering refrigeration, air-conditioning, ventilation and heat pumps. The latest industry trends will be on show at the exhibition. International start-ups and young, innovative companies are among the exhibitors industry professionals can seek out to discover the innovations. Chillventa provides the perfect opportunity to establish contact with industry professionals, manufacturers and potential customers.

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  • AREA: New member

    AREA is proud to announce that the Romanian F-GAS Association was welcomed as member during the annual General Assembly meeting in Belfast on 24 May. Founded in November last year, the FGAS Companies Association of Romania brings together professionals and companies from the fluorinated gases industry to promote sustainability and innovation in the sector. Among our main objectives are advancing education and professional training, actively participating in the drafting of HFC legislation in accordance with European regulations, and facilitating effective collaboration with the Romanian Customs Authority. We are committed to shaping a responsible and sustainable future for the industry.

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  • JCI: Data Center Solutions Organization

    Johnson Controls, the global leader for smart, healthy and sustainable buildings, announced the creation of a dedicated Global Data Center Solutions organization, focused specifically on operationalizing Johnson Controls' global scale to provide integrated solutions to data center customers around the world in support of the company's business segments. Todd Grabowski, president, Global Data Center Solutions, will lead the Global Data Center Solutions organization, reporting directly to Chairman and CEO George Oliver. Source JARN

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