Industry Information

Industry associationsBAC Balticare has a broad knowledge of the industry and its trends. BAC Balticare is member of a variety of international and local trade organisations and has experts in house who serve on key industry professional bodies to ensure accurate, up-to-date knowledge of national regulations and legislation. Following industry associations or organizations may be of interest to you.

ASHRAE is the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers. ASHRAE advances technology to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world.

EUROVENT is the European association of air handling and refrigeration equipment manufacturers. BAC Balticare is member of the Cooling Tower Working Group 9 and the Cooling Tower Certification Committee at Eurovent. Eurovent Certification certifies the performance ratings of air-conditioning and refrigeration products according to European and international standards. The objective is to build up customer confidence by levelling the competitive playing field for all manufacturers and by increasing the integrity and accuracy of the industrial performance ratings.

Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) work covers a varied range of activities; from shaping and reviewing regulations, producing research and statistics and enforcing the law in the United Kingdom. HSE was one of the first national organizations that published an approved code of practice and guidance to control legionella bacteria in water systems.

International Water Association (IWA) is a global network of water professionals spanning the continuum between research and practice and covering all facets of the water cycle. The association has a wholly owned subsidiary IWA Publishing that provides information services on all aspects of water, wastewater and related environmental fields. The publishing programme includes Water21 (the IWA membership magazine) and a broad range of journals, books, research reports, manuals of best practice, and online services.  IWA published in 2005 the full-length book entitled Preventing Legionellosis, written by Dr. Willian McCoy, founding partner of Phigenics.

Balticare's Knowledge base

In this section of the website our wise Balticare owl shares with you his knowledge and insights in European cooling tower legislation, industry standards or evaporative cooling technology.  Contact your local BAC Balticare representative for even more detailed information you may need. Use the contact locator in the left blue menu to find your contact or fill out
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