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AFEC and TECNALIA seminar for the air conditioning sector
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AFEC and TECNALIA seminar for the air conditioning sector

25/10/2019

The Air Conditioning Equipment Manufacturers Association (AFEC) and TECNALIA recently held a seminar aimed at informing companies of market opportunities to compete and grow, both nationally and internationally, placing an emphasis on the importance of innovation.

The event opened with an introductory welcome to all attendees by Luis Mena, Chairman of AFEC, who highlighted the importance of this seminar, which has attracted great interest.

Federico Muñoz, Technical Sales Director of CEIS, also gave a talk on certification of air conditioning equipment, compliance assessments, IOT -the Internet of things- and the automation of the industry, among other topics.

Also taking part were representatives of the Director General of Industry and Small and Medium-Sized Businesses for the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism, IDAE, TECNALIA, ANESE, A3e, the College of Quantity Surveyors of Madrid and CDTI.

Pilar Budí, CEO of AFEC, moderated a round table.

Commitment to standards

AFEC is strongly committed to UNE's standardisation activity, having been a corporate member of the Entity since is beginnings. It has been a member of its Board of Management since 2002.

It has also been secretary of the CTN 100 Technical Standardisation Committee for Air Conditioning Equipment the GT19 working group for Best practices in heat pump equipment. Since its beginnings, the CT 100 has created close to 450 standards

AFEC awarded UNE an honorary membership in acknowledgement of its work and as a gesture of the commitment of AFEC with the Spanish Association for Standardization and its support of the development of technical standards. With this acknowledgement, AFEC also hopes to further promote the participation of partner companies in developing standards, which is key to improving competitiveness and for product quality and safety.