SCANVAC Award to Mr. Per Rasmussen

Pressemeddelelse udsendt af SCANVAC den 18. maj:

The Scandinavian Federation of HVAC Associations, SCANVAC, awarded its former president Mr. Per Rasmussen from Denmark the ‘Honorary Membership’ of the federation, the highest-ranking award of SCANVAC. During his presidency Rasmussen enhanced the cooperation between the Scandinavian and the Baltic HVAC Associations remarkably. He also made SCANVAC better known internationally. He initiated the organisation of SCANVAC congresses RoomVent and HVAC in Cold Climate outside the Scandinavian countries; in Korea, China, Brazil and Canada.

The award was given to Per Rasmussen in Kongens Lyngby, Denmark at the occasion of a jubilee seminar organised by the International Centre for Indoor Environment and Energy at the Danish Technical University of Denmark (DTU). The seminar was organised for celebrating the change of leadership in the Centre. Prof Bjarne Olesen retired and Ass Prof. Pawel Wargocki was nominated to his successor, both of whom have long working relations with SCANVAC.

SCANVAC is well known all over the world through its famous conferences. The RoomVent Conference has been organised regularly since 1987 in all Scandinavian countries and every second time outside Scandinavia. The next conference is to be held in Finland June 2-5, 2018 (

The first Cold Climate HVAC was organised in 1994. The next conference will be in Kiruna, Sweden (located far north from the Arctic Circle), March 12-15, 2018 (

SCANVAC members are the HVAC Associations for Sweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark and Iceland, listed in the order of the number of members, totally about 20 000. More information on the SCANVAC activities can be found at

The current president of SCANVAC is professor emeritus Olli Seppänen, and secretary general Ms Siru Lönnqvist, both from Finland.