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Supporter's Bulletin 4/2018

Editor-in-Chief: Anita Derjanecz

August 2018

REHVA Activities

REHVA Brussels Summit 2018: Register now !

REHVA invites you to register here to the second edition of the REHVA Brussels Summit, on 12-13 November 2018, for a two-days event rich of contents: an occasion for REHVA Members, Supporters and stakeholders to meet and network in the capital of Europe. The first day will be dedicated to REHVA Committee Meetings and to EU Projects CEN-CE and ALDREN workshops, and closed by the traditional REHVA Dinner. The REHVA Conference “Smart buildings for smart users - implementing the new EPBD” will be held the following day.

You can find here a draft schedule of the REHVA Brussels Summit 2018 and here the draft conference agenda. We look forward to welcome you in Brussels! More information

On the road to CLIMA 2019: latest updates for the participants

The 13th CLIMA World Congress, the leading international scientific congress in the field of Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (HVAC), will be held from 26 till 29 May 2019 in Bucharest, Romania. The 2019 edition will focus on the topic “Built environment facing climate change”.
Preparations for CLIMA 2019 are in full swing. THE DEADLINE OF THE ABSTRACT SUBMISSION SESSION IS 1 SEPTEMBER 2018. Please disseminate this announcement to all your colleagues who may be interested in participating at CLIMA 2019 congress. In order to submit the abstract(s) of your future paper(s), please use the form here.

Find here some useful information. The organisers offer the possibility to promote research and know-how by organising a Workshop. The duration of each Workshop is 1.5 - 2 hours, and it may approach themes that are specific for the companies, institutions, associations or research groups that are holding it. If you are interested in purchasing one of the twenty workshop's slots, contact Giulia Marenghi at

Registration will open on 1 December 2018, get here additional details about registration and fees.

EU Project News

QUANTUM coordinator will give a speech at the REHVA Brussels Summit Conference on 13 November, presenting good practices of Quality Management in buildings.

Registration is open to the hybridGEOTABS free workshop on Model Predictive Control on 17 October in Prague. The same topic will be also brought on stage by hybridGEOTABS representatives at the REHVA Brussels Summit Conference on 13 November. Read more about hybridGEOTABS latest announcements in the August newsletter.

In the context of the REHVA Brussels Summit, on 12 November ALDREN project will offer its first training to unveil the underlying concepts of its common building performance certification to boost non-residential energy.

CEN-CE aims at setting up a qualification and training scheme based on the new set of EPB standards. CEN-CE consortium will meet REHVA experts at the REHVA Brussels Summit on 12 November, where a workshop will be held to gather feedback about the preliminary CEN-CE training material.

Other news

We are hiring: junior Assistant Project Engineer wanted!

REHVA, to support its participation in international research and innovation projects supported by the EU, is recruiting a junior Assistant Project Engineer for the technical and administrative implementation of EU funded projects, support the work of the Technical and Research Committee and assist to the content management of the REHVA website. For more information, check here the full vacancy note or contact  Giulia Marenghi at

REHVA Journal 4/2018 will be soon online

The August Issue on Smart Readiness Indicator will be online from 4 September.
Please feel free to send your articles on the topics above to in order to publish them on the next issues.

The REHVA Summer Sales are back!

A selection of REHVA hard copy Guidebooks is on sale with reductions up to 60%:

  • Guidebook N° 5 “Chilled Beam Application Guideline”;
  • Guidebook N° 6 “Indoor Climate and Productivity in Offices”;
  • Guidebook N° 10 “Computational Fluid Dynamics in Ventilation Design”;
  • Guidebook N° 11 “Indoor Climate and Productivity in Offices”;
  • Guidebook N° 12 “Solar Shading”;
  • Guidebook N° 13 “Indoor Environment and Energy Efficiency in Schools”;
  • Guidebook N° 21 “Active and Passive Beam Application Design Guide”.

Find them in our eShop!

ISH Shanghai & CIHE 2018 - 3-5 September 2018 - Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Shanghai, China - website

As the sister show of the Asia’s leading trading platform in the HVAC industry, the 7th edition of ISH Shanghai & CIHE will return to the Shanghai New International Expo Center on 3–5 September 2018. The show is committed to helping fairgoers tap into the high potential heating and comfortable home market in East and Central China.

Chillventa 2018 - 16-18 October 2018 - Nuremberg, Germany - website

Be sure to save the date today for Chillventa 2018. Discover potential for your future success at the exhibition for energy efficiency, heat pumps and refrigeration. About 1000 exhibitors will await you from 16–18 October 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany. Take a look at the exhibitor list now and bookmark your favourites at

REFCOLD India 2018 - 22-24 November 2018 - Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India - website

The Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ISHRAE) and NürnbergMesse India have launched a brand new exhibit for the Refrigeration & Cold Chain industry and it is called REFCOLD INDIA, which is scheduled to take place at Mahatma Mandir Convention
Cum Exhibition Centre in Gandhinagar, Gujarat from 22–24 November 2018.

ACREX India 2019: The HVAC&R sector prepares with full force for the biggest consortium of knowledge, innovation and international collaborations
28 February-2 March 2019 - Mumbai, India - website

The 20th edition of this internationally coveted mega symposium created by ISHRAE (the Indian Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers), the industry body with over 12 000+ professionals as members and produced by NürnbergMesse India, the Germany based global exhibition giant operating in over 100 countries. ACREX India 2019 would be South Asia’s Largest Exhibition & Conference on Air Conditioning, Heating, Ventilation and Intelligent Buildings, scheduled from 28 February–2 March 2019 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai.
With more than 500 participating brands and over 50 000 attendees from across the industry itself, the event would also be enthusiastically attended by architects, consultants, specifiers, builders and academia who are looking forward to visit the amalgamation of engineering technologies under one roof. 

Please visit for more details. 

Upcoming other events

Building Simulation and Optimization 2018
11-12 September
Cambridge, UK
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11-13 September 2018
Cracow, Poland
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39th AIVC Conference: "Smart ventilation for buildings"
18-19 September 2018
Juan-les-Pins, France
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3rd Annual GCC HVAC Summit Dubai
18-19 September 2018
Dubai, UAE
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25-28 September
Sevilla, Spain
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Global District Energy Days
25-27 September 2018
Scandic Grand Marina Katajanokanlaituri 7 00160 Helsinki, Finland
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FinnBuild 2018
10-12 October 2018
Helsinki, Finland
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Middle East HVAC R Expo
26-29 November 2018
Dubai, UAE
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AHR Expo
14-16 January 2019
Atlanta, USA
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AiCARR International Conference “The human dimension of building energy performance”
20-22 February 2019
Venice, Italy
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WSED 2019
27 February-1 March
Wels, Austria
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Building Simulation 2019 Conference
2-4 September 2019
Rome, Italy
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IAQVEC 2019: Healthy nearly Zero Energy Buildings
5-7 September 2019
Bari, Italy
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For more HVAC events please check the REHVA Events Calendar on and also

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