The Middle East’s HVACR sector association grows its regional profile

From a longstanding history of collaboration, Mekar's association with Eurovent now extends to Eurovent Middle East. This move presents Mekar as the latest addition to the expanding consortium of industry players uniting to promote the adoption of sustainable technologies. The step underscores the increasing significance of collaboration among industry organisations in addressing HVACR sector challenges and advancing regulations for the Middle East region.

Eurovent Middle East looks at the user experience of renters and owners regarding their district cooling connections and how it impacts their decisions as investors and tenants.

Stephan Eder, Director, Business Unit Climate Technology, Hoval, elaborates on the differential pressure at the plate heat exchanger and the importance of paying attention to the arrangement of the fans.

Systemair experts discuss the publication of the highly popular Eurovent Recommendation 6/18 - 2022: Quality criteria for Air Handling Units, whom it was designed for and why consultants should reference it in future projects.

In an interview with Systemair, Sylvain Courtey, President of Eurovent Certita Certification, discusses what makes a Eurovent-certified HAHU stand out from other programmes and why hygienic features should be a standard offering for air handling units in all types of applications, particularly in countries in the Middle East.

Demonstrating energy saving and carbon footprint reduction benefits of retrofits in AC replacement pilot project

Implemented across 5 villas, the pilot project showcases remarkable savings of up to 64% on the homeowners' electricity bill, as well as a CO2 reduction of 78.000 Kg in the first year of implementation.

The HVACR Leadership Academy’s journey in upskilling

Following the launch of the Academy, Eurovent Middle East looks at the critical role the initiative plays in contributing to broader sustainability targets from the perspective of esteemed media organisations’ coverage of the vital and ever-evolving topic.

Key outcomes and opportunities

With global energy consumption related to cooling expected to triple by 2050, the world’s largest climate congregation has put cooling into the spotlight for the first time in its history. The introduction of the Global Cooling Pledge during an event on 05 December 2023 at COP28 is considered one of the key outcomes of this year’s climate conference. Markus Lattner, Managing Director of Eurovent Middle East, outlines several key takeaways from COP28 and its side events.

Eng. Khaled Klaly, Montreal Protocol Regional Coordinator, West Asia, UNEP, discusses the expectations for COP28, opportunities and challenges facing countries in the Middle East in the fight to limit global warming, and the critical role of the RAC sector.

About leadership

In this editorial, Markus Lattner, Managing Director of Eurovent Middle East, discusses how cooling has taken centre stage during COP28, UNEP’s invitation for the association to co-organise two side events and how the HVACR Leadership Academy contributes to broader sustainability efforts.