European Union - the underestimated role
The growing importance of European legislation for the valve industry makes it necessary to closely monitor developments in Europe in order to actively represent the interests of the industry if necessary.
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"European drinking water quality in Germany - or German drinking water quality in Europe"

Directives, regulations

The European Chemicals Agency ECHA has added 4 entries to the REACH Candidate List, bringing the total to 209 SVHC substances of very high concern.
The European Chemicals Agency ECHA is currently working on the establishment of a database with information on substances of very high concern (SVHCs) in articles.
Guideline Machinery Directive - new version 2.2 released

ECO Labeling

WELL Water Efficiency Label
Consumers' environmental awareness has risen steadily in recent decades. Today, products in the field of building technology are increasingly evaluated under the aspects of "energy efficiency" and "conservation of resources". The European sanitary fittings industry is meeting this challenge and has developed the WELL classification system.
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TELL Thermostatic Efficiency Label
With TELL, the European radiator thermostatic valve industry is responding to the justified interest of consumers in information and orientation aids for a conscious purchase decision and responsible use of energy and the environment.
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Hartmut Tembrink
Hartmut Tembrink
Industrial valves, heating valves, research & development, standardisation, European affairs
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