Tag : Brexit
A no deal Brexit remains the worst-case scenario for the HVAC industry as parliament braces for a vote next week over whether to back an exit agreement reached between the government and the EU, a number of manufacturers and industry bodies have said.
Kevin Glass has formally taken up the presidency of the Institute of Refrigeration (IOR) and set out his aims for a cooling industry that faces complex technical, policy and skills challenges resulting in part from the UK’s low carbon ambitions and a lack of certainty over the Brexit process.
The UK government has said it will step up preparations to ensure a statutory body that can enforce environmental law in place of EU judicial institutions can be introduced “as soon as is practically achievable”.
In October’s RAC Magazine, we look at calls from across the global refrigeration industry for government regulators to help tackle the availability of potentially unsafe refrigerant.
The RAC Cooling Industry Awards 2018 were held at the London Hilton Park Lane Hotel yesterday (September 26) with 22 prizes awarded to innovative projects that included new focuses concerning training, energy efficiency and waste recycling during the event.
A survey of 1000 industrial product manufacturers has found overwhelming support for ensuring ongoing regulatory alignment with EU standards to safeguard trade and ensure a frictionless supply of vital components that underpin sectors such as the building services industry.
The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has announced several changes in its senior leadership as it braces for a number of challenges around F-Gas regulation and the potential impacts of Brexit.
Ensuring a “framework for mobility” that will ensure expertise, goods and components can move between Britain and the EU post-Brexit without significant tariffs or barriers should be prioritised in any withdrawal agreement, industry body BSRIA has said.
An independent oversight body that would police and scrutinise UK government performance on key environmental commitments should be established to address the potential impacts of Brexit, parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has argued.
A ‘no deal’ Brexit arrangement and a failure to secure a viable customs arrangement between the UK and EU should be avoided at all costs, an open letter to the UK government from the EURIS advisory body has urged.