During the latest ASHRAE winter meeting 2016, REHVA invited her sister organizations with an existing Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and present in Orlando, to evaluate the past and to discuss about future options for collaboration. In this series, there were talks with ASHRAE; IIR; ISHRAE (India); SAREK (Korea); SHASE (Japan) and ABRAVA (Brasil).
Besides these discussions with MoU partners, a meeting was scheduled with the CLIMA 2016 organizers', Prof. Per Heiselberg from Aalborg University and Lars Nielsen DANVAK president. CLIMA 2016, the 12th REHVA Congress will be held later this year in Aalborg, Denmark. For more info and registration please visit the congress website: www.clima2016.org/welcome.aspx. An important topic in all these meetings was the information given by REHVA president regarding the ‘REHVA World Student Competition’, for Master students, champions in such a competition in their own country. Other items on the agenda were REHVA’s efforts regarding the REHVA Dictionary (www.rehva.eu/publications-and-resources/hvac-dictionary/), the online glossary of REHVA, with around 12000 terms in the field of building services in 14 languages, and the series of REHVA Guidebooks. Both exertions of REHVA volunteers, ‘from professionals for professionals’. Discussed was: ‘How to translate a REHVA guidebook in your national language, or how to add your language as a Dictionary language?
Meeting with Shase
Meeting with Sarek
Meeting with ASHRAE
Meeting with ABRAVA