European Directives and Standards

Andrews, Ian P.
October 2006
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Oct2006 Supplement, Vol. 78, p27
The article looks at how European directives developed from standards affect the ventilation industry. Directives intended to protect people and the environment were developed including the Machinery Directive, Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive and Packaging Directive. Manufacturers establish trade associations in order to influence the development and content of the directives.


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