ATLANTA – ASHRAE and the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Under the agreement, ASHRAE and KFAS will look for ways to work together in research, conferences and meetings, training programs, and chapter collaboration. Additionally, ASHRAE and KFAS will explore the possibility of translating ASHRAE publications to Arabic as well as coproducing books and other publications.

The agreement also encourages the participation in technical committees and teams to develop policies and standards related to energy conservation in buildings.

“KFAS is committed to supporting the progress and advancement of science and technology so working with them is a natural fit for ASHRAE. I am pleased to sign this MoU on ASHRAE’s behalf and look forward to working with KFAS,” said Dr. Bjarne Olesen, president-elect, ASHRAE.

“The importance of this MoU is significant in the promotion and dissemination of research, providing opportunities to finance joint research, facilitating periodic meetings with ASHRAE, attending scientific conferences, and providing expert speakers for the deployment of modern technologies,” said Dr. Adnan Shihab-Eldin, director, KFAS.

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Publication date: 3/23/2017

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