ASHRAE Region XIV CRC 2017

We would like to inform you that the first Regional conference, CRC of ASHRAE Region XIV, that took take place on December 8-10, 2017 in Belgrade Serbia, is history! This important event brought together delegates, managers, decision makers and technical experts from European ASHRAE chapters and the USA. The CRC was held at the Sava Center in Belgrade, Serbia. This Conference was a unique opportunity to interact with executives of major HVAC&R stakeholders, build environment stakeholders and other participants from various countries. View impressions and material from the 1st ASHRAE Region XIV CRC Source: Organiser…

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Current and future challenges of tall buildings

Did you know that a Supertall Building is a tall building over 300m in height and a Megatall Building is a tall building over 600m? Currently, the world’s tallest artificial structure is the 829,8 meters Burj Khalifa in Dubai. The East Tower of The Federation Complex is located in Moscow and it is the tallest building in Europe, standing at 373,7 meters. From an architectural, installation engineering, operation and maintenance point of view, it is a great challenge to build a tall building. The Spanish Chapter is organizing a Technical Conference about “Current and Future Challenges of Tall Buildings” on 12 January 2018 in Madrid. The Conference will be leading by key speakers with an extensive experience and knowledge in the design and management of tall buildings. In support of this matter, ASHRAE has published “The Design Guide for…

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ASHRAE and REHVA Memorandum of Understanding renewed

On June 25th, 2017 ASHRAE and REHVA signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding to promote substantial and tangible actions to increase cooperation between the two organisations. The renewed agreements aim is to better serve their respective members by improving sharing, educational offerings to strengthen the knowledge of practitioners and engineers. Both organisations already play an important role in…

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Formation of ASHRAE Ireland Chapter and three Ireland Student Branches

The Ireland Chapter goes from strength to strength. ASHRAE President, Professor Olesen, visited the Emerald Isle in October to officially inaugurate the new Chapter and give his presidential address to members and delegates at Engineers Ireland, with presentations from Region XIV DRC Costas Balaras, CIBSE Vice President Kevin Kelly and Engineers Ireland Chair for the Energy and Environment Division. With the assistance of a generous student fund from Daikin Ireland to support students in their studies, three new ASHRAE student branches have been formed in Ireland. Professor Olesen and Dr Balaras joined the ASHRAE board, students and staff to inaugurate 2 of the new branches at University College Dublin and the Dublin Institute of Technology. ASHRAE Past President Tom Watson also visited Ireland in October, to meet with the students at the Cork Institute of Technology and…

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ASHRAE President visit in Scotland Section

ASHRAE President, Professor Olesen, paid a visit to the new ASHRAE Scotland Section on October 9th to meet with the ASHRAE Scotland Section members and officially open the new office of Bouygues Energies and Services in Motherwell, Scotland. The event was hosted by ASHRAE Scotland President, Charlie McKenzie and was followed by presentations by Professor Olesen and Mr Serge Bordonnat, Managing Director of Bouygues Energies and Services Contracting. After the formalities, delegates were treated to entertainment by the Falkirk Junior Gaelic Choir alongside traditional Scottish delicacies to round off another successful event hosted by the ASHRAE Scotland Section. Image: (from left to right) Bouygues Energies and Services Managing Director, Mr Serge Bordonnat, ASHRAE President Professor Bjarne Olesen and ASHRAE Scotland President Charlie McKenzie Source: http://ashraescotland.com/

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ASHRAE Spain Chapter and the Nebrija University Workshop

DATE: Wednesday November 24, 2017. A workshop organized by the Nebrija University in collaboration with the ASHRAE Spain Chapter about “The Importance of the Engineering, Manufacturing and Project Management in the Design, Construction, Commissioning, Operation and Maintenance of Building’s HVAC Systems”, will take place on November, 24 th. This meeting will be held at the Madrid Dehesa de la Villa Campus and it is addressed to Students of the Engineering Grade. The purpose of this workshop is to introduce the various main disciplines in the building sector, explore the professional opportunities for new engineers, just graduated and get to know ASHRAE, as a global leader association, by providing technical and educational information for professional growth in the arts and sciences of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration. Speakers: Vicente Herguido (BBVA), Rafael Úrculo (Úrculo Engineers), Irving Cano (Bovis), Mónica del Fresno (HVAC Consultant), Santiago González, (Daikin), Miguel Ángel de Frutos (Swegon), Julián Rivera (ENGIE) y Andrés Sepúlveda (Commtech). Download workshop flyer For more information visit ASHRAE Spain Chapter webpage Source: http://spain-ashrae.org/workshop-ashrae-spain-chapter-la-universidad-nebrija/

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YEA Leadership International

DATE: Friday, December 8, 2017. Register now to join other YEA members in Hong Kong for a weekend of networking, leadership coaching, and fun! This event is an opportunity for you – the future leaders of ASHRAE – to learn more about Society, develop soft skills, and network with other young professionals. Any YEA member is encouraged to…

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BACnet Academy Madrid 2017

DATE: Wednesday November 15, 2017. ASHRAE Spain Chapter will take part of BACnet Academy Europe as a partner of the BACnet Academy Madrid 2017 that will be held in Madrid on the 15th of November. This training will be aimed at developers, product managers, project engineers, planners, consultants and integrators as well as all who run and operate building automation. Each participant will learn the basic technical knowledge of BACnet for interoperable building automation with the worldwide standard EN ISO 16484-5. This way he will learn how to evaluate the BA network techniques and how simple the specifications of interoperability areas are. Standard ANSI / ASHRAE 135-2016 “BACnet A Data Communication Protocol for Building Automation and Control Networks” is available on digital format at ASHRAE Bookstore. Standard ANSI/ASHRAE 135-2016 can be found For more information visit ASHRAE Spanish Chapter webpage Visit BACnet Academy Website Source: http://spain-ashrae.org/bacnet-academy-madrid-2017/

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Energy in Transportation 2017

DATE: Saturday October 21, 2017. “ENERGY in TRANSPORTATION” expands the International Conference “ENVIRONMENT & ENERGY in SHIPS”, that was held in 2015, to include all modes of Transportation, Ship, Aviation and Land. The Conference, the 4th in this field, will take place on October 21, 2017. It will bring together Engineers, Designers, Consultants, Academia and Professionals of different disciplines that contribute and advance the state of art development within the Transportation environment. Information and videos from the previous conferences can be found at the Hellenic Chapter’s website (www.ashrae.gr/events.php). The official language of the Conference is English. For more information visit ASHRAE Hellenic Chapter website here Source: https://ashrae.gr/eint2017.php

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Energy in Buildings 2017

DATE: Saturday October 21, 2017. “ENERGY in BUILDINGS” is an established International Conference that will take place for the 6th consecutive year on Saturday October 21, 2017, in Athens Hellas. The Conference is organised by the ASHRAE Hellenic Chapter in collaboration with the Technical Chamber of Greece (TEE). It brings together Engineers, Architects, Academia and Professionals of different disciplines that contribute and advance the state of art of the built environment. Information and videos from the previous conferences can be found at the Hellenic Chapter’s website (www.ashrae.gr/events.php). The official language of the Conference is English. For more information visit the ASHRAE Hellenic Chapter webpage here Source: https://ashrae.gr/einb2017.php

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