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.

Joint event of Eurovent, Eurovent Middle East and Eurovent Certita Certification

The Association invites to a webinar to discuss the energy efficiency of Air Handling Units in hot and humid conditions. As a crucial part of a cooling and ventilation system, Air Handling Units can be built to a multitude of customer specifications and operating environments. Since January 2022, Eurovent has mandated its certified manufacturers to disclose the energy ratings for hot and humid climates when the products are sold in such environments.

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.

Premium Air Handling Unit manufacturer is latest addition to the association’s base of members

robatherm, a German manufacturer specialised in the production of customised Air Handling Units, has joined the association with a commitment to joint industry initiatives in the fields of energy efficiency and Indoor Air Quality. With its recently opened office in Dubai, robatherm has underlined the strategic importance of the Middle East for its future growth.

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.

Leading ventilation solution provider to support joint industry initiatives

NOVENCO Building & Industry, part of the SCHAKO Group and a leading provider of energy-efficient and life safety ventilation products and systems has joined the association as a commitment to joint industry initiatives in the fields of standardisation, education and awareness raising. Founded in Denmark in 1947, NOVENCO Building & Industry has set foot in many markets around the world and has been present in the Middle East for 10 years.

Ventilation specialist renews commitment to joint industry initiatives

TROX, a leading manufacturer of high-quality ventilation equipment, has re-joined the association after a year of absence, renewing its commitment to joint industry initiatives in the fields of standardisation, education and awareness raising. TROX has been active in the Middle East for over 50 years providing ventilation equipment to a wide range of prestigious projects.

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.

Eurovent Middle East emphasises the use of ISO 16890 as reference standard for air filtration in general ventilation

The Association has published an Industry Recommendation to encourage exclusive use of ISO 16890 as the reference standard for air filtration in general ventilation and will host a dedicated webinar on 09 June 2021 to outline its importance and explain the correct selection process for air filtration products under this classification. Considering the COVID-19 pandemic, adherence to the latest standards in air conditioning and ventilation is a critical factor to improve Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and safety in buildings.