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3rd SuperSmart workshop / 1st Labelling Board Assembly

  • ARVENA MESSE - Hotel an der NürnbergMesse 2 Bertolt-Brecht-Straße Nürnberg, BY, 90471 Germany (map)

The 3rd public workshop will present results from a European-wide survey on non-technological barriers to the uptake of more efficient supermarkets, and provide an overview of progress made for developing training material on topics such as how to build and maintain an energy-efficient supermarket and refurbish an existing one, choose computational tools for monitoring its performance, and choose best-available technology.

The 1st Labelling Board Assembly will then focus on developing criteria for the new EU Ecolabel for Food Retail Stores, especially for requirements regarding refrigerants and HVAC&R technology used. Participants are especially encouraged to provide input to the development of such criteria during the workshop and by expressing their interest in becoming a partner in one of the 3 Expert Panels.

Preliminary agenda:

1st part: Presentation of Project Results

  • Welcome and introduction to SuperSmart, incl. progress report on development of training material and how to participate in SuperSmart activities
  • Presentation of results from a European survey & research project: Removing non-technological market barriers for energy-efficient food retail stores

2nd part: Development of an EU Ecolabel for Food Retail Stores

  • Overview on the EU Ecolabel and existing national ecolabels for grocery stores
  • Criteria development within the SuperSmart project
  • Results from the first stakeholder survey on the EU Ecolabel for food retail stores
  • Product Group Scope and Definition

3rd part: Interactive Workshop: Presentation and Discussion on first Draft Criteria and Compliance Verification for HVAC&R for the EU Ecolabel

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