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Eurovent ME and UL to co-operate on indoor air quality

UAE: Eurovent Middle East has formed a working group with safety certification company Underwriter Laboratories (UL) in the fields of HVAC equipment safety and indoor air quality.

To underline this cooperation, UL has taken associate membership of Eurovent Middle East. 

Commenting on the agreement, Nils Meinhardt, UL’s global business development manager HVAC, stated: “UL and Eurovent Middle East have the same intentions and targets: improving standards and quality in the region and support the development of a sustainable environment for the countries and its people in the Middle East. Joining forces enables us to use synergies and double our efforts in raising awareness on issues like safety and IAQ.”

Markus Lattner, MD of Eurovent Middle East, added: “The cooperation of our organisations in areas like indoor air quality will give joint recommendations great credibility. It will help us to contribute to a better living environment in the Middle East.”

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