ASHRAE Malaysia Chapter team's Courtesy Visit to JABATAN KERJA RAYA MALAYSIA (JKR)
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ASHRAE Malaysia Chapter team's Courtesy Visit to JABATAN KERJA RAYA MALAYSIA (JKR)

Date: 16 Nov 2016 - 16 Dec 2016
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Menara Kerja Raya Ibu Pejabat JKR Malaysia, Jalan Sultan Salahuddin, Kuala Lumpur.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

1.00pm to 2.00pm

Chea Suei Keong (GGAC Chapter Chair)

JKR HQ Led By:
Dato’ Sri Ir Dr Roslan bin Md Taha, Ketua Pengarah Kerja Raya (Director-General)
JKR’s Representatives:
Ir Nasir Abdul Hamed (Sr Director Mechanical Branch), Ir Razdwan Kasim (Director Mechanical Branch), Ir Gopal Narian Kutty (Director of Environment and Energy Efficiency Branch) and JKR Team Members.

President Andes Quek
MASHRAE’s Representatives:
Ir Tan Chioo Bin (President-Elect), Ir Ng Yong Kong (Director Region XIII), Ir Den Low (Regional Nominating Chair Alternate), Mr King Yeong Yin (Hon Secretary & Refrigerant Chair, Ms Irin Kang Siew Foon (Publicity Chair) and Mr Chea Suei Keong (Government Grassroot Advocacy Chair).

MASHRAE team, led by President Mr Andes Quek, on 16 Nov, 2016 at 1pm paid a courtesy visit to JKR HQ and met up with JKR’s team led by Dato’ Sri Ir Dr Roslan bin Md Taha. During the meeting, Dato’ Sri Roslan introduced his team members and announced that JKR HQ Office Tower is confirmed GBI Platinum Certified. President Andes introduced MASHRAE team members as well.
MrAndesQuek, on behalf of MASHRAE’s team, congratulated Dato’Sri and his team members on this momentous occasion in achieving the coveted Energy EfficientGBIPlatinum Certification for JKR HQ Tower.
President Andes strongly encouraged Dato’ Sri and his team members to prepare a technical paper on JKR HQ Platinum Certified Energy Efficience Smart Building to participate in ASHRAE Global Technology Award, similar to Putrajaya Diamond Building, that won ASHRAE’s Silver Technology Award in 2013.
President Andes went on to present ASHRAE to JKR team on the introduction of ASHRAE, it’s members and core values, few others things that he had been highlighted and emphasized in were the

i) ASHRAE Learning Institute,

ii) ASHRAE Honors and awards,

iii) ASHRAE Research,

iv) ASHRAE Standards development,

v) ASHRAE Society programs (including the Distinguished Lecturer (DL) Program).

Dato’ Sri Roslan and his team members are very keen on ASHRAE Technical Training and Seminar, which fall under the DL program category.
The meeting concluded with the opportunities for both sides to work on the platforms of:
1. JKR HQ GBI Platinum Certified Energy Efficent Smart Building Technology Award submission.
2. Technical Trainings and Seminars for JKR In House Engineers.
3. The opportunity for collaboration in Research.

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