Warm welcome to Ngoni Taruvinga, our new Junior Communications Officer. Ngoni recently joined the Eurovent Team to provide support in administration and communication activities. He is based in the Eurovent Regional Office Prague from July 2021.
Congratulations to Alex Rasmussen, former Eurovent President and long-term member of the Eurovent family on his recent retirement. In the lines below, the Eurovent Team looks back at his time in the industry and sends him best wishes.
In the spirit of the 2021 World Refrigeration Day, Eurovent introduces its Cooling Champions. Meet some of the faces from the Eurovent family in a short video that explains why the HVACR industry is cool and why it matters in everyone’s daily life. Follow the Eurovent Cooling Champion video series throughout the summer and join us in celebrating the coolest day of the year.
The ongoing COVID-19 outbreak already forced the postponement of the upcoming EUROVENTSUMMIT from September 2020 to October 2021. After carefully evaluating the situation, the organisers have decided that the Summit will be further postponed to 2022.
Brussels, Paris, Dubai, 19 May 2021. Eurovent, in cooperation with Eurovent Middle East and Eurovent Certita Certification, will host a dedicated webinar tailor-made for Africa, Middle East, India and Southeast Asia. The webinar will outline the importance of adherence to latest standards in air conditioning and ventilation. Special focus will be placed on the application of the newest air filtration standard ISO 16890, which has replaced EN 779 and other international standards in recent years.
During the 65th General Assembly, which was held online, the Eurovent members have elected Raul Corredera Haener (Systemair, Spain) as President of the Association. He succeeds Naci Sahin (FRITERM, Turkey), who was Eurovent President since 2018.
In order to safeguard the health and wellbeing of Eurovent members and partners during the COVID-19 pandemic, and to provide for certainty regarding planned meetings, it has been decided to continue hosting all Eurovent meetings virtually until 31 July 2021. Further updates will be communicated to members in due time.
The Eurovent Regional Office Prague has moved to a new location. The new premises are located in a shared office community called HubHub (building ‘Na Příkopě 14’) in the city centre of Prague. Once circumstances in the Czech Republic allow so, interested members are welcome to schedule meetings with the Eurovent Prague Team.
From left to right: Laurent Petiot - Chairman, Frank Stocker - Vice-Chairman
During its recent online meeting, the Eurovent Product Group ‘Evaporative Cooling Equipment’ (PG-CT) elected Mr Frank Stocker (Managing Director, Gohl-KTK) as the successor of Mr Doic Hordern (CEO, JACIR) in the role of Vice-Chairman of the group. Mr Laurent Petiot (General Manager France Benelux Maghreb, BAC) continues as Chairman of PG-CT.
On behalf of all of us at Eurovent, I would like to sincerely wish you a very happy holiday season and a prosperous New Year. May it be filled with health and happiness, as well as personal and professional success and growth for all.