German lighting specialist for critical environments adds to growing number of members

SCHUCH, a world-renowned expert in technical luminaires, has joined the growing family of Eurovent Middle East. While not directly connected to the association’s core focus of HVACR, SCHUCH appreciates its network related to building management and to especially critical indoor environments which require special solutions for lighting. In surroundings exposed to dust and various gases ventilation, air filtration and lighting play a crucial and correlated role.

Association invites government and industry executives to its 5 years anniversary congress

Eurovent Middle East, the region’s Industry Association for Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration has announced its 5 years anniversary congress titled ‘HVACR Next Generation: Rethinking policies and strategies’, which takes place on 13-14 September at the LeMeridien Dubai Hotel and Conference Centre. Government representatives, authorities and industry executives will exchange on the most pressing issues of the industry and discuss policies and strategies for the next decade.

Tariq Al Ghussein re-elected as President

During its Annual Meeting on 22 March 2022, members of the Association of the Region’s Leading HVACR manufacturers re-elected Mr Tariq Al Ghussein (CEO, Taqeef), as President, supported by Mr Rafael Van Eijcken (General Manager, Baltimore Aircoil) as Vice-President. Eurovent Middle East showed strong resilience during the pandemic years, which also manifested in the attendance of 40 representatives from its members, the highest number yet for an Annual Meeting.

Association extends invite to a physical workshop on evaporative cooling

As part of its core responsibilities, Eurovent Middle East aims to share information on available technology with the region’s market participants. The launch of a dedicated Cooling Tower Guidebook is the latest step in creating awareness and providing a comprehensive overview on a highly energy efficient cooling technology. The association also extends invitation to a physical workshop on evaporative cooling in Dubai.

Update available at www.eurovent-certification.com

Eurovent Certita Certification (ECC) has released an updated website available at www.eurovent-certification.com. The new website was designed to provide a better user experience to a wider audience (consultants, technical design offices, architects, and end-users) with a quick and easy access to certified data.

Asim Ansari of Airedale International Air Conditioning writes for Eurovent Middle East on the urgent need for more sustainable data centre cooling practices, how to optimise performance in the GCC region, and opportunities for free cooling in high-ambient conditions.

Experts speak to Eurovent Middle East and provide a broad overview on the differences between belt-driven and direct-driven fans, factors that propel demand in the region, and the need for greater awareness and education in order to move the needle towards adoption of more efficient technologies in the market.

Interview with Henrietta Trippett

Henrietta Trippett, Climate Attaché British Embassy Riyadh, speaks to Eurovent Middle East on the role that sustainable cooling technologies play in meeting COP26 targets and provides an update on the programmes and multi-sectoral collaborations within Saudi Arabia aimed at driving more energy-efficient standards and practices…

Event in spirit of World Refrigeration Day to highlight importance of young talent

As part of the World Refrigeration Day campaign, Eurovent Middle East is hosting a webinar dedicated to human resources in the HVACR industry. The webinar is organised in cooperation with Careersbay.com and Climate Control Middle East and will be hosted in a live panel discussion format. It will take place on Thursday, 24 June 2021 from 11:00-12:30h (GST) and will feature experts from the HVACR industry and recruitment sectors.

Document presents guidelines for improving Indoor Air Quality and reducing energy consumption

The Eurovent Product Group ‘Air Handling Units’ (PG-AHU) has published the first edition of Eurovent Recommendation 6/15 - Air Leakages in Air Handling Units. The Recommendation presents guidelines for improving Indoor Air Quality and correcting the performance of Air Handling Units due to internal leakages.