Date: 20.9.2012 Jaap Hogeling MSc, former managing director of ISSO, the Dutch organization on research and development in the building services sector, was appointed by Her Majesty Queen Beatrix as Officer of the Order of Orange-Nassau. Mayor drs. K.C. Tammes of the municipality of Buren awarded him during the yearly ISSO seminar in Rotterdam. He received the award amongst other reasons for the significance of his work for the building sector national and internationally. Thanks to his efforts, quality assurance and certification assessment programs became on a higher level. Conservation fossil resources and sustainability are main drivers in his career. Since 2003 he chairs the project group on Energy Performance of Buildings (EPBD) of CEN. Jaap Hogeling is fellow of REHVA and ASHRAE. REHVA honored him with the REHVA professional award in 2009. Hogeling is member of TVVL, the Dutch society for building services, which is REHVAs’ member association in the Netherlands. Hogeling is currently working as manager international affairs of ISSO.