USA, July 2: ASHRAE and the American Filtration and Separations Society (AFS) signed a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) formalising the relationship between the two societies, ASHRAE said through a Press communiqué. The agreement was signed on June 26 at the ASHARE Annual Conference in California, in the United States.
Speaking on the development, Tim Wentz, President of ASHARE, said, “The agreement defines parameters on how the two societies will collaborate more closely to continue furthering and promoting the advancements of cooling and heating related industries.”
“AFS has a strong commitment to harnessing and adapting new technologies and research to create a future where the built environment is healthier, more comfortable and more energy efficient,” said Wentz. “That dedication not only makes AFS a natural fit as an ASHRAE strategic partner, but it also empowers both societies to continue striving towards a more sustainable world. I am pleased to sign this MoU on ASHRAE’s behalf and look forward to working with AFS.”
Christine Sun, Chair of AFS, added: “Filtration is the technology that allows individuals, industries and society to advance towards an ever-evolving, clean and sustainable world.
“HVAC is a key market segment in filtration. We are honoured and excited to have such an opportunity to work together with ASHRAE to promote education, networking and new technologies for a cleaner and greener indoor environment.”