In the Beginning

On the 23rd of March, 2010, history was made as the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Airconditioning Engineers, ASHRAE, Nigeria Chapter was officially inaugurated. ASHRAE Nigeria, with 124 professionals, had the singular honour of being chartered by Dr. Walid Chakrun via Skype and this remains a major signpost in the annals of the Society.

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IN THE BEGINNING
On the 23rd of March, 2010, history was made as the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Airconditioning Engineers, ASHRAE, Nigeria Chapter was officially inaugurated. ASHRAE Nigeria, with 124 professionals, had the singular honour of being chartered by Dr. Walid Chakrun via Skype and this remains a major signpost in the annals of the Society.
The Nigerian Chapter was started by only nine members; namely; Badru B.A, Don Anuforun, Devendra Munot, Estaly Elias, Onalaja B. S, Olu Olatunbosun, Murugashu Kumaran Oladele S.K, and Marcus Oshidero.
In line with the objectives of the founding fathers of ASHRAE, over a 100 years ago, the Nigerian chapter is driven by the desire to raise the standards of HVAC industry locally through continuous education and learning via e-learning, seminars, technical workshops and journals. Our members are drawn from different parts of Nigeria.
The steering committee was set up in August comprising of Badru B.A as the chairman, Devendra Munot as the Secretary and the others as members.
The steering committee was then charged with the responsibility of getting forty (40) members to sign the petition and stand as the Board of trustees to register the chapter with CAC.The work of the steering committee which received the Society Nominating Committee’s approval on the 17th of October, 2009 and its subsequent formation in 2010, remains a testimony to the visionary leadership of the President of the Charter Committee, Engineer Babatunde A. Badru and the other distinguished members of the committee.

ASHRAE Nigeria is also committed to participating actively in the development of specially designed short courses at the Society level for the benefit of the larger society. We are also involved in integrating students of our tertiary institutions through our student membership drive, which has resulted in creating awareness and relevance for ASHRAE Nigeria

DR. WALID CHAKROUN WEBCASTING LIVE FROM KUWAIT AT THE INAUGURATION IN 2010

The history of ASHRAE Nigeria would be incomplete without a mention of the President of the Steering Committee, Babatunde A. Badru and other distinguished members of the Steering committee, local and international.

Badru has to his credit, the approval of the formation of the ASHRAE Nigeria by the Society Nominating Committee. Subsequently, after the inauguration he emerged as the Charter President in 2010. The first set of executives was made up of the following members:

Babatunde A. Badru – President
Kehinde O. O. – President-elect
Daramola O. Sesan – vice President
Devendra Munot – Secretary
E. O. Olabiran – Member, BOG
Olufemi Olatunji – Member, BOG

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Received the trophy for the largest number of delegates to Cairo in Region-at-Large, RAL, Chapter Regional Conference, CRC and Abu Dhabi in 2010 and 2011 respectively
  • Inaugurated the first students’ branch with the University of Lagos becoming chartered
  • Laid the foundation for the Ghana and Abuja sections respectively

PHOTOS OF EXCOS

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Name: Abdulrahman, Usman

Position: President (2018-2019), President Elect (2017-2018), Chair Refrigeration (2016-2017)

ASHRAE Join Date: May 2010

Business Name: McADOG & ASSOCIATES (DESIGN)

 

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Name: Babatunde Agboola Badru, HND-Mech.; CE-part 2; Mnse, MAshrae;  MRses; COREN Reg. ENGR

Position: Steering Committee CHAIR-2009;  President-2009-2012,BOG-2009-2017RP CHAIR- 20112- 2014GGAC CHAIR- 2014-2016HONORS and AWARDS CHAIR-2017-2019 MEMBER

ASHRAE Join Date: February 2006

Business Name:  MD/CEO -  San-Latunag Ltd – Design and Build

 

Name: Oyenekan Ade Andrew

Position: Chair, Research Promotion

2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19

ASHRAE Join Date: 2012

Business Name: Palms Agency Limited/CEO

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Name: Kristopher Simire

Position:P.ast Chapter treasurer (2013 - 2015).; Past Secretary (2015 - 2017).; MP chair (2017-2018); MP Co-Chair (2018-2019).

ASHRAE Join Date:

Business Name:  Managing Partner - Unicomulinks Concepts

Director - Ecocool Solutions Limited

Engineering Management 

EVENTS &OCCASIONS

2011 END-OF-THE-YEAR DINNER AT THE PROTEA HOTEL

2012 AGM AT A GLANCE