Foundation of Portugal Chapter (ASHRAE Chapter 177)

The Portugal Chapter was chartered on the 14th June, 2005, in Lisbon, by the President of ASHRAE, Ron Vallort, and President of ADR-AR(B), Costas Balaras.
The constitution of Portugal as Chapter Society Nonprofit took place later, in the first half of 2006, with the creation of the Association for the Promotion and Development of Air Conditioning and Refrigeration”.
The Portuguese Chapter has had the privilege of hosting a CRC in October 2008 which was a tremendously successful event.
The Portugal Chapter regularly conducts programs not only for members but also for the industry in general.