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Supporter's Bulletin 4/2017

Editor-in-Chief: Anita Derjanecz

August 2017

REHVA Activities

Register to the REHVA Brussels Summit 2017

REHVA Brussels Summit 2017 will be held on November 13th and 14th, 2017. SAVE THE DATE and REGISTER HERE!
The REHVA Brussels Summit will launch a new sequence of REHVA meetings offering an intense 2-days event with a new concept and a revamped visual design.

  • Monday, 13 November will be dedicated to meetings with the REHVA Board, Committees and to meetings with MoU partners and sister organisations in the Maison des Associations Internationales followed by a seated dinner in The Hotel.
  • Tuesday, 14 November will feature a REHVA Seminar “Delivering healthy and energy efficient buildings with EPBD” giving the floor to European Institutions, stakeholders’ representatives, and REHVA Supporters. Our guest speakers will tackle hot topics such as the EPBD review, buildings health performances and the smart readiness indicator. It will be held in The Hotel.

REHVA and EUROVENT Association are boosting their cooperation

REHVA and EUROVENT ASSOCIATION have agreed to strengthen their cooperation and deepen the implementation of the MoU between the two associations representing European HVAC designers and manufactures in a complementary way. The cooperation will include joining efforts to campaign and advocate for indoor environment quality in buildings, to develop joint guidebooks and to share expertise in each other’s technical working groups.

EU Project News 

PROF/TRAC Trainer-the-Trainers free webinar course starts in October 

On 9 October at 14:00 CET the PROF/TRAC consortium will held the 1st of 8 online lessons of the Train-the-Trainers (TtT) free webinar series. It constitutes the 4th round of TtT courses organised within the PROF/TRAC project, which aims at a life-long learning process for up-skilling of professionals of the construction sector. Check out the latest project news in the PROF/TRAC newsletter.
The webinar is designed for trainers from training organisations of lifelong learning courses for building professionals and it will focus on continuing education in the field of nZEBs. The objective is to give a competitive advantage to the participants, by providing them with new insights and teaching techniques. Register here for the course.

2nd newsletter and new website launched

Check out hybrid GEOTABS brand new website and 2nd newsletter, to know more about this H2020 research project that REHVA and Uponor are partnering.
The project, running until August 2020, aims at optimizing the predesign and operation of a hybrid technology combining GEOthermal heat-pumps and Thermally Activated Building Systems, using Model Predictive Control solutions.
To spread the word and increase awareness about this innovative technology, the hybrid GEOTABS consortium will host its 1st seminar about improved thermal energy solutions for high performance buildings on 4 October in SolarWinds headquarters in Windhof, Luxembourg. Seminar details will come in September. 

REHVA Guidebooks Summer Special Offer

From 50% to 60% discount on 9 REHVA Guidebooks. Buy 4 Guidebooks and get the fifth for free or Buy 9 Guidebooks for only 150€.
Offer valid on printed copies only until October 10th, 2017 depending on stock availability. 
Minimum purchase: 2 REHVA Guidebooks, check the offers' details HERE!!
Send the order form back to to receive your Guidebooks at this discounted price!
The discounted prices don't include handling and postage fees: 10% of the total price without discount, minimum 10€.  

REHVA European HVAC Journal

REHVA European HVAC Journal subscription

Receive the paper copy and access to the restricted area at 70€ per year for all readers or 60€ per year for REHVA Members of Members Associations. Or get only access to the restricted area for 30€ per year for REHVA Members and 40€ per year for all others.
To register, fill up the subscription form online or subscribe here and make the payment via the online secure credit card payment area.

REHVA European HVAC Journal issues
  • The June issue of the REHVA Journal focused on Indoor environmental Quality Worldwide (Guest editor Atze Boerstra) is now available online.
  • The August Issue of the REHVA Journal on EED and Ecodesign will be online by the end of August.

International Events

ISH Shanghai & CIHE 2017 - 5-7 September 2017 - Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai, China

Under the umbrella of Messe Frankfurt’s ISH brand, ISH Shanghai & CIHE is the most influential HVAC exhibition in East and Central China. The 2017 edition will be held from 5 – 7 September at Shanghai New International Expo Centre in China. The fair continues to play an important role in introducing individual heating solutions to China’s East and Central regions.

The show is co-located with four other fairs: Shanghai Smart Home Technology, Shanghai Intelligent Building Technology, Shanghai International Lighting Fair and Parking China. Collectively known as the “Intelligent Green Building - IGB” exhibition platform (Shanghai edition), the shows provide participating exhibitors and visitors a prime opportunity to explore interrelated building technologies at one location. These include heating, ventilation, air conditioning, plumbing, building automation, smart home and solar building, lighting and LEDs, and parking facilities. The 2016 edition attracted 52,000 visitors, more than 600 exhibitors and cover 40,000 sqm exhibition space. 

For more information, please check: or contact: 

INTERCLIMA+ELECHB - 7-10 November 2017 - Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition center, Paris, France

Get ready to visit INTERCLIMA+ELECHB, from 7 to 10 November 2017 at the Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition center, in Paris, France. INTERCLIMA+ELECHB is known as the specialist exhibition for technical equipment in constructing more economical and comfortable buildings.
To date the tradeshow has already registered 280 companies, and keeps on growing with even more novelties each year. New in 2017:

  • Looking for solutions? Come visit the “Hub des solutions” designed to answer issues about energy and comfort in commercial buildings.
  • Thirsty for knowledge? Attend one of the many conferences dealing with subjects such as: the E+C- label, commercial building renovation or circular economy.
  • Discover the show through autonomous visitor trails. Each trail is themed and cover subject like: renovation, new materials or technologies.

In order to see all those novelties, get your free access badge right away by clicking here.

ACREX 2018 - 22-24 February 2018 - Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, Bengaluru, India

After the largest-ever ACREX India show with 487 Exhibitors and 41,000+ visitors, the 19th edition of the show will be held from 22-24 February 2018 at Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, Bengaluru

ACREX India 2018 will once again present the Build Fair Alliance – the successful integration with the Build Industry, with the focus on HVAC&R, Electrical &Plumbing Services and Fire Safety & Security Solutions.

The theme for this year, Rising India: Enterprising and Cool, is linked to the rapidly growing economy of India. The Exhibition will include an Industry Awards Evening, Technical Workshops, and Interactive Panel Discussions on relevant topics of the Industry.

The show promises to offer its stakeholders the largest platform for networking with heads from international associations. It will witness participation from 30+ countries, showcasing a wide range of products offered by exhibitors. These will include countries like USA, UK, China, Canada, UAE, Czech Republic, Turkey, Thailand, Taiwan, Switzerland, Sweden, Spain, South Korea, Singapore, Russia, Malaysia, Japan, Italy, Israel, Hong Kong, Germany, France, Denmark and many more.

For further information:

Upcoming other events

Ventilating healthy low-energy buildings
13-14 September 2017
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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19-23 September 2017
Prague, Czech Republic
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HVAC 2017
10-12 October 2017
Birmingham, UK
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7th International Workshop on Solar Air-Conditioning
31 October 2017
Abu Dhabi, UAE
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XXXIV Conference and Exhibition “Moscow – energy efficient city”
1-3 November 2017
Moscow, Russia
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The 48th International Congress and Exhibition on Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning
6-8 December 2017
Belgrade, Serbia
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2018 AHR Expo
22-24 January 2018
McCormick Place North & South
Chicago, IL, USA
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Cold Climate HVAC Conference 2018
12-15 March 2018
Kiruna, Sweden
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2-5 June 2018
Espoo, Finland
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17-19 July, 2018
Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), Malaysia
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