USA: ASHRAE has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Italian air conditioning, heating and refrigeration association AiCARR.
The two organisations’ commitment toward the promotion of common cooling and heating related endeavours will include the establishment of an AiCARR-ASHRAE group.
“AiCARR and ASHRAE have worked jointly for more than 50 years, providing invaluable benefits across industries around the world,” ASHRAE president Bjarne W Olesen revealed.
As part of the agreement, ASHRAE and AiCARR will develop joint training and educational programmes in Italy and the US as well as new conferences to accelerate technology dissemination. The MoU additionally places special focus on strengthening the organisations’ global networks, the coordination of research programmes and exploring opportunities to collaborate on technical publications and standards.
“The signing of this agreement formally demonstrates AiCARR and ASHRAE’s long-standing commitment to the achievement of a coordinated global sustainability strategy,” said AiCARR president Francesca Romana d’Ambrosio.