Strong statement for the industry’s social responsibility

Global technology and engineering giant Emerson becomes the newest addition to a growing group of industry players supporting joint initiatives in the fields of regulatory development, education, and awareness raising. The move underlines the association’s successful development over the past years and its commitment to provide neutral and unbiased expertise to the market.

Anzala Asher, Product Engineer, Taqeef, writes on how HVAC is critical to curbing global carbon emissions, what to keep in mind to ensure buildings are designed to meet the region’s net-zero goals and why VRF systems can unlock significant energy savings.

In this editorial, Tariq Al Ghussein, President of Eurovent Middle East, reflects on Eurovent Middle East's 5-year anniversary congress and gives his thanks to partners that made it possible.

Eurovent Middle East’s 5 Year Anniversary Congress brought together more than 350 high-level stakeholders from government and industry to discuss a variety of important aspects impacting energy efficiency and sustainability in the region. Markus Lattner, Managing Director of Eurovent Middle East, elaborates on key takeaways and possible initiatives resulting from the event.

Eurovent Middle East looks at the critical conversations that took place at the recently concluded COP27 to showcase the persistent climate issues that hope to find a resolution in COP28, which is set to convene from 30 November to 12 December 2023 in the UAE.

Dr. Sergey Karadzhi, Research & Development Engineer, Systemair, writes on the importance of sound in fan development, active sound reduction and what to keep in mind when choosing the best fan for your projects…

There is an urgent need to reduce CO2 emissions and accelerate energy efficiency in the Middle East, with fast-approaching environmental targets looming. As HVAC plays a critical role in meeting these broader objectives, experts reflect on low-hanging fruits that can be tackled and what the region can learn from markets that have adopted more efficient regulations early on.

The GCC region has a long road ahead when it comes to phasing down F-gases in line with the targets set by the Montreal Protocol, largely because of the region’s heavy dependence on the cooling sector. Experts weigh in on the complex issues that exist in the market, what problems must be addressed and what support is needed from manufacturers and governments to support the transition.

Even though COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of clean, healthy indoor air, outdated ideas and cost-centric thinking continue to put filtration practices, and as a result, Indoor Air Quality (IAQ), on the back burner. Experts reflect on the issue and discuss what changes need to happen…

There are noticeable gaps in market surveillance within the GCC region, a problem that can be detrimental not only to the general safety of the population using products that may not be compliant with existing standards but also to the long-term sustainability and energy efficiency goals of each country.

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