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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Position

"European drinking water quality in Germany - or German drinking water quality in Europe"

Directives, regulations

22.01.2021
The new EU Drinking Water Directive has been in force since 12.01.2021. It replaces the previous directive from 1998 and harmonises, among other things, regulations on materials that come into contact with water intended for human consumption.
23.01.2020
Guideline Machinery Directive - new version 2.2 released

ECO Labeling

WELL Water Efficiency Label
"Energy efficiency" and "resource protection" - the European sanitary fittings industry is meeting this challenge and has developed the WELL classification system.
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TELL Thermostatic Efficiency Label
TELL is the European radiator thermostatic valve industry's response to the consumer's legitimate interest in information and guidance.
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Hartmut Tembrink
Hartmut Tembrink
Industrial valves, heating valves, research & development, standardisation, European affairs
+49 69 6603-1246
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