EPEE appoints Folker Franz as new Director-General

The European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE) has welcomed Folker Franz, a German national and public affairs professional, as its new Director-General starting August 1. He will take over from outgoing Director-General, Andrea Voigt. Founded in 2000, the EPEE represents Europe’s HVAC&R industry; it has more than 50 member companies, and national and […]


Five low-hanging fruit of HVAC&R

The time has come to herald the sustainability solutions offered by HVAC&R, rather than focus on its challenges. That’s the message from Andrea Voigt, Director General of the European Partnership for Energy and the Environment (EPEE). As Europe swelters through one of its hottest summers on record, cooling in the form of air conditioning is […]

Events and conferences

‘Transformation’ coming for chillers and large AC

A “transformation” is on the way for chillers and large air conditioning systems. That’s the message from the Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Equipment Manufacturing Association (AREMA) and the Air Conditioning Mechanical Contractors Association (AMCA), who together have organised a seminar series to help the Australian HVAC&R industry come to grips with these changes. Named Future:Air, […]