IERC Researcher Appointed Vice President of ASHRAE Ireland Group

We are pleased to confirm that IERC Senior Researcher Simeon Oxizidis has been appointed Vice President of the ASHRAE Ireland Group. ASHRAE (the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers) is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability within the industry. Through research, standards writing, publishing and continuing education, ASHRAE shapes tomorrow’s built environment today.

The first board of the ASHRAE Ireland Section was inaugurated on Oct. 22 in Portlaoise, Ireland, by Sub Region B Chair, Ken Goodman. “I am delighted to be able to welcome Ireland as the latest section in the rapidly growing Region-at-Large family,” he said. Frank Caul, the first president of the section, said he is “looking forward to leading the new ASHRAE Section, promoting HVAC&R engineering excellence in an environmentally challenging world through innovation, collaboration and knowledge sharing.”

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