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AHR Expo announces 2019 Innovation Award winners

The Awards recognise some of the most technologically advanced HVACR products, systems and technologies, to be featured at the January 2019 AHR Expo, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Added: Dec 16, 2018 | By CCME Content Team


ASHRAE launches online standards review database

The improved database allows members and non-members access to public review drafts, for standards, guidelines and addenda, as well as to submit comments, ASHRAE official says

Added: Sep 12, 2018 | By CCME Content Team

‘BEQ is very sophisticated and detailed’

Dr Ahmed Ala'a Eldin Mohamed, Director and Regional Chair, Region At Large (RAL), Board of Directors, ASHRAE, in this broad-based interview with Surendar Balakrishnan, discusses his role and roadmap for RAL and ASHRAE’s new Building Energy Quotient (BEQ) programme. Excerpts…

Added: Sep 11, 2018 | By B Surendar


ASHRAE publishes updated Legionellosis standard

The 2018 edition of the standard focuses on improved usability, offering better guidance to minimise the risk of this potentially fatal disease, ASHRAE official says

Added: Aug 26, 2018 | By CCME Content Team


ASHRAE announces Student Design Competition winners

The competitions recognise outstanding student design projects and encourage students to become involved in the design of energy-efficient HVAC systems, organisation says

Added: Aug 5, 2018 | By CCME Content Team


ASHRAE to expand role in IEQ

President shares commitment to incorporate "wellness" into technical activities

Added: Jul 23, 2018 | By CCME Content Team


ASHRAE standards in Arabic

Translation of ASHRAE Standard 62.1 nearing completion, says UAE Falcon Chapter

Added: Oct 12, 2017 | By Hannah Jo Uy


ASHRAE to conduct LowDown Showdown building competition

Event, which will encourage participants to work as an integrated team to use their design and modelling skills to create a near-net-zero-energy building, will take place in end-September

Added: Aug 29, 2017 | By CCME Content Team


US-based CMS issues Legionella directive

Encourages facilities to utilise ASHRAE Standard 188, which establishes Legionellosis risk management requirements for building water systems

Added: Jul 17, 2017 | By CCME Content Team


Sectoral perspectives on IEQ

Representatives from the healthcare, hospitality and education sectors explored in detail the link between indoor environmental quality and the health of building occupants at the 4th edition of the World IEQ Forum.

Added: Feb 6, 2017 | By Fatima de la Cerna


2L or not 2L

Since the lowest GWP products tend to be flammable, typically falling within the ASHRAE 2L category, the industry is faced with the dilemma of using the lowest GWP fluid and the attendant degree of flammability, or accepting a higher GWP refrigerant but with non-flammability. Stuart Corr discusses the finer points of the issue.

Added: Oct 5, 2016 | By CCME Content Team

Thinking beyond the Eurovent Summit

Krakow in Poland becomes host city for the Eurovent Summit from September 27 to 30, 2016. Key decision-makers in the field of indoor climate, process cooling and food chain will gather in Krakow to think ‘Beyond HVACR’. Climate Control Middle East speaks to Alex Rasmussen, President; Felix Van Eyken, Secretary General and Morten Schmelzer, International Director, from the Eurovent association, to learn more about the event, the association and key issues of relevance to the sector…

Added: Aug 18, 2016 | By CCME Content Team


ISHRAE Thane Chapter to organise full day workshop on refrigerants

The workshop, the announcement revealed, will provide an understanding of the technicians’ HVACR responsibilities when designing, installing or maintaining various refrigeration or air conditioning systems that are charged with refrigerants.

Added: Jul 27, 2016 | By CCME Content Team

BACnet Standard ASHRAE 135-2016 released

According to the BACnet Interest Group Europe (BIG-EU), the Standard includes functionalities for the monitoring and control of heating, ventilation, climate, fire protection, energy management, lighting controls, among others.

Added: Jul 26, 2016 | By CCME Content Team


ASHRAE wraps up 2016 Annual Conference

The society says that nearly 100 sessions, with 400 speakers were held during the Conference Technical Programme.

Added: Jul 11, 2016 | By CCME Content Team

Combating Legionella

Poorly maintained cooling towers could be a breeding ground for the legionella bacteria, posing a serious health hazard to those exposed to it. Glenn Dobbs discusses ways to prevent legionella growth, while achieving energy savings, through using cooling tower water filtration systems and basin agitation.

Added: Jun 30, 2016 | By CCME Content Team

‘I think we’re on the cusp of a golden age – a new renaissance’

ASHRAE President-Elect*, Timothy Wentz, in conversation with Fatima de la Cerna of Climate Control Middle East, reveals his plans for the Society, and shares his thoughts on a wide range of topics, including the Internet of Things, the Paris Agreement, the future of refrigerants and Al Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth, which is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its release.

Added: May 24, 2016 | By Fatima de la Cerna

Putting IEQ to the test

With the goal of raising awareness on the importance of good IEQ, while getting the real picture on hotel conditions, Qatar Green Building Council’s Healthy Buildings Interest Group carried out an IEQ survey in Mövenpick Hotel West Bay Doha, last year. The members of the Group looked into, among other elements, maintenance, acoustics and Indoor Air Quality. We bring you the details and results of the survey.

Added: May 2, 2016 | By Fatima de la Cerna

‘We would like to see a lot more of integrated building design’

David Underwood, ASHRAE President*, and B Surendar, Editorial Director & Associate Publisher, CPI Industry, met during ACREX 2016 in Mumbai, India, for a discussion on the HVACR industry. Their conversation covered a wide arc encompassing subjects like integrated building design, efficacy of District Cooling, tightening cold chain to reduce food wastage, sub-metering and nuclear energy. We bring you the excerpts.

Added: Apr 28, 2016 | By B Surendar


ASHRAE and AIA sign MoU

Will work together in areas like built-environment publications, education, technical activities and research

Added: Apr 10, 2016 | By CCME Content Team


‘Green Buildings may not interest everyone but healthy buildings will’

In a conversation with Fatima de la Cerna of Climate Control Middle East, Meshal Al Shamari, Director of Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC), explains why he believes healthy buildings are the next generation Green Buildings. He also shares his views on the country’s sustainability efforts and what the Council is doing to support the Qatar National Vision 2030.

Added: Feb 14, 2016 | By Fatima de la Cerna


In search of the elusive refrigerant

Various industry experts share their views on the current state of the refrigerants sector and their approach towards identifying and using the right low-GWP refrigerants for high-ambient countries.

Added: Nov 16, 2015 | By Rajiv Pillai

Keeping IT cool

As data centres try to keep pace with rapidly changing usage patterns, so do their cooling techniques. Industry experts share insights and updates on best practices and technologies.

Added: Oct 13, 2015 | By Rajiv Pillai


Energy modelling – need for a revisit

Pointing out that energy modelling software simulation often yields results that do not necessarily reflect future or current operation and use of a building, Hassan Younes makes a cogent case for more accurate models that could not only give a realistic picture but also contribute to the calculation of a building’s lifecycle cost and energy conservation.

Added: Sep 6, 2015 | By CCME Content Team



Will work together in chapter collaboration, advocacy, technical activities and research

Added: Nov 4, 2013 | By CCME Content Team


ASHRAE announces awards

Recognises outstanding achievements at annual conference

Added: Jun 23, 2013 | By CCME Content Team


ASHRAE releases new guide

Provides design, construction, operation of underfloor air distribution systems

Added: Jun 22, 2013 | By CCME Content Team


Guideline 1.4P on the cards

Will establish uniform procedure for design, construction, testing and operational information to building owners and operators

Added: | By CCME Content Team


Oryx to host LEED seminar

Discussion on Green Building Overview: LEED 2009 Update and ASHRAE 189.1-2011

Added: May 12, 2012 | By CCME Content Team


Recognition, Appreciation

Qatar Oryx Chapter recognises venue sponsor for hosting its seminars and training programmes, conducts one on ‘air syndrome in closed water systems’

Added: Mar 15, 2010 | By CCME Content Team