ATIC, the Belgium national member association of REHVA celebrated their 75th anniversary on June 7 2013. The venue of the festivities was the magnificient Colonial Palace in Tervueren. After a welcome addess by ATIC’s president, Mr. Joris Mampaey there were several very interesting presentations by Mr. J. Schietecat, Mr. A. De Herde and Mr. C. de Cuyper, all speakers were awarded as honorary member of ATIC for their great contribution to the society.
ATIC presented on this occation a new logo. After a historic overview over the past 75 years by Mr. Mampaey, prof. Jiang Yi from the Tsinghua University Beijing, presented his key note concerning nZEB.
REHVA was represented by Mr. Jan Aufderheijde, Secretary General. He congratulated ATIC with this milestone and handed over a plaque on behalf of REHVA. He underlined the active role ATIC played in the start up phase of REHVA, now nearly 50 years ago. ATIC was one of the ‘founding fathers’ and organized several REHVA Annual Meetings and also a Clima 2000 congress. Jan Aufderheijde was pleased to see that ATIC is broader than just HVAC, and also covers other disciplines of Building Services.
Jan Aufderheijde, SG REHVA congratulates ATIC with their 75 anniversary