6th International Conference in Northern Hellas

ASHRAE Hellenic Chapter, promoting it’s active presence in Northern Hellas, is organising the 6th International Conference in Thessaloniki, on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at ELECTRA PALACE HOTEL.

The Conference is organised by the ASHRAE Hellenic Chapter in collaboration with the Technical Chamber of Greece, Section of Central Macedonia (TEE-TKM).

It brings together Engineers, Architects, Academia and Professionals of different disciplines that contribute and advance the state of art of the built environment. Information and videos from the previous conferences can be found at the Hellenic Chapter’s website (

The official language of the Conference is English.

The latest timetable for the conference is available here

Saturday May 11, 2019

Aristotelous Sq.,
546 24 Thessaloniki, Hellas

There is no conference registration fee, but registration is required following the link below

May 11, 2019


Prof. Dr. William Bahnfleth

Ph.D., P.E., FASHRAE, FASME, FISIAQ, ASHRAE President 2013-2014, Department of Architectural Engineering Pennsylvania State University

Integrating Indoor Air Quality and Energy Efficiency in Buildings

M. Dennis Knight

P.E., FASHRAE, Whole Building Systems, LLC, Founder, Principal

Health and Wellness in The Built Environment. An Introduction

Dr. Constantinos A. Balaras

Mechanical Engineer, FASHRAE, Research Director, Group Energy Conservation, Institute for Environmental Research & Sustainable Development, National Observatory of Athens, Greece


Prof. Dr. Essam Khalil

ASHRAE Fellow, ASME Fellow, AIAA Fellow, Professor of Energy. Cairo University, ASHRAE Director at Large


Prof. Dr. Essam Khalil

ASHRAE Fellow, ASME Fellow, AIAA Fellow, Professor of Energy. Cairo University, ASHRAE Director at Large

Climate Change, Refrigerants and Building Codes Nexus

Prof. Dr. Dimitris Aravantinos

Dpt. of Civil Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

The influence of Planted Roofs to Buildings’ Thermal Behaviour

Prof. Dr. Agis Papadopoulos

Mechanical Engineer, Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Aristotle University Thessaloniki, Greece

Zero Energy Buildings in Smart Cities: The Next Challenge

Dr. Panos Kosmopoulos

PhD Architect Engineer N.T.U.A, M.Sc. Surrey U. f. Director, Laboratory of Environmental and Energy Design of Buildings and Settlements, D.U.TH.

Preliminary Report on a Panhellenic Social Survey Regarding R.E.S. and Comfort Conditions

Georgios Pantelidis

Mechanical Engineer, MSc, EUREM, President-Elect, ASHRAE Hellenic Chapter

KENAK & ENERGY AUDITS – How Buildings’ Design is Affected



Alkis Triantafyllopoulos

Mechanical Engineer, Vice President, ASHRAE Hellenic Chapter

HVAC Systems for Hyper Efficient Buildings (aka Passive Houses)

Thanasis Paliogiannis

Mechanical Engineer MSc., Sales Manager BSS & Projects, AHI CARRIER SEE SA

Key Study of Energy Savings, based on Eurovent Classification of AHUs’ Mechanical Characteristics

Christos Gkekas

Mechanical Engineer NTUA, AE Academy Supervisor, LG Electronics, Athens, Greece

Central & Remote Monitoring & Control for HVAC Systels / Improving Comfort & Energy Efficiency

Aris Papadopoulos


Building Efficiency Services & ICT Environment

Vasiliki Kyriakou

Architect Engineer, MSc. Energy systems, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Administration Dept., Thessaloniki, Greece

Policy Brief on Sustainable Growth. Recommendations on Energy, Climate and Environmental Policies

Elias Petsanas

Mechanical Engineer / Sales Manager, DELTA HEATING AIRCONDITIONING LTD, Athens, Greece

Optimum Cost Reduction Through an Advanced HVAC System in Euphoria Resort, a Modern Hotel in Crete


Georgios Chatzigeorgiou

Civil Engineer, M.Sc. – Acoustical and Noise Consultant

Noise and Vibration Control Requirements, Design & Case Studies on Hotels

Lampros Doulos

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Dpt. of Architecture, University of Thessaly, Volos, Adjunct Professor, Hellenic Open University, School of Applied Arts Greece, Researcher, Photometry Lab, NTUA

Zero Light Energy in Classrooms

Georgios Mouzeviris

Dipl. Mechanical Engineer, ΜΒΑ, Secondary school teacher, Ph.D. (c) in School of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (A.U.TH.)

Seasonal Coefficient of Performance of Air-to-Water Heat Pumps in the four Greek Climate Zones 

Xenofon Damianos

Electrical & Electronic Eng. M.Sc.

The world’s first smart-pump

Dr. Alexandros Zoikis Karathanasis

Chemical Engineer, CEO at Creative Nano

LightCoce, an Ecosystem for the Up-Scaling Of Lightweight Multifunctional Concrete and Ceramics 

Dr. Nikos Kehagias

Catalan Institute of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology (ICN2), CSIC and BIST, Campus UAB, Barcelona, Spain

Functionality by Controlling Surface Topography at the Nano Scale, Applied in Building Environment

Alkis Triantafyllopoulos / Dr. Constantinos Balaras

Mechanical Engineer, Vice President, ASHRAE Hellenic Chapter
Mechanical Engineer, FASHRAE, Research Director, NOA, Greece 

ASHRAE Standards & Regulations