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New Eurovent Code of Good Practice clarifies Directive on AHUs

Eurovent with its recommendation Eurovent 6-2 – 2015, has published a new Code of Good Practice clarifying the EU Directive on air handling units (AHUs).

With this code of good practice, Eurovent and its members strongly recommend that an AHU without a controller is to be considered as a complete machine (similar to an AHU with a controller). The AHU manufacturer must therefore affix the CE mark, set up a Declaration of Conformity according annex II, point 1, A of the ‘Machinery Directive’ and provide the technical construction file of the AHU.

A uniform interpretation of Directive 2006/42/EC on machinery was considered necessary by Eurovent members to ensure a level-playing field. In addition, it brings clarity to the market before the Commission Regulation (EU) No 1253/2014 on ‘Ventilation Units’ comes into effect on 1 January 2016.

According to Felix Van Eyken, secretary general of the Eurovent association in Brussels, this Code of Good Practice will “constitute the final result of a long discussion process among Eurovent member associations and their affiliated AHU manufacturers”.

He continued to say that it would be one of Eurovent’s core principles to “ensure a level-playing field within a common market. Different countries having contradicting interpretations goes counter these principles. The Eurovent document marks a step forward towards a clearer, more harmonised interpretation of the Machinery Directive”.

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