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DG Enterprise publishes working document for the ecodesign consultation forum on industrial and laboratory furnaces and ovens

The ENTR Lot 4 Ecodesign Preparatory Study report concluded that industrial and laboratory furnaces and ovens met the criteria of Article 15(2) of the Ecodesign Directive, i.e., that the overall product group presents a significant volume of sales on the market, has significant energy consumption and environmental impact , and presents a significant potential for improvement.

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2030 climate and energy goals for a competitive, secure and low-carbon EU economy

On 22 January 2014, the European Commission presented the new EU framework on climate and energy for 2030. Read more »

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EuP Directive Lot. 4, Stakeholder meeting

After the completion of the Lot 4 furnace and oven ecodesign preparatory study in 2012, the Commission has started funding an impact assessment. The purpose of this is to determine the costs and benefits of all of the possible options that could be adopted.

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New VDMA guide on energy efficiency of industrial furnaces

The VDMA (Verband Deutscher Maschinen- und Anlagenbau – German Engineering Federation) represents over 3,100 mainly small/medium size German member companies in the engineering industry.
Recently an updated version of its guide on the energy efficiency of industrial furnaces was published.

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Study on energy efficiency of HTIW in industrial furnaces

ECFIA is sponsoring a study on the energy efficiency of HTIW in industrial furnaces being performed by the VDEh-Betriebsforschungsinstitut (BFI), a leading European provider of application-focused R&D in the field of steelmaking technology at Düsseldorf, Germany.

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