Mr. Bassel Anbari
Organization: InterCool Central Air Conditioning
Bassel Anbari was born in Damascus Syria in 1960; 30 year experience in HVAC construction industry, Graduated from Tennessee Technological University USA in 1984 with Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering; His studies emphasized on Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC). Bassel became Ashrae Student Member while studying in the University. After graduating he became Ashrae member joining Philadelphia, PA chapter, and then moved to Delaware Chapter.
Bassel started his career at Furlow Associates consulting engineering firm, designing HVAC systems for commercial and industrial projects. He worked his way up to head Mechanical Engineering Department. Bassel is registered Professional Engineer (P.E). After gaining experience as consulting engineer, he worked for a US based fan and ventilators manufacturer (Penn Ventilation) as Head of Application Engineering Department.
Early 1993 he moved to Abu Dhabi and worked for International company marketing and selling HVAC equipment/ products in the GCC region. While working in the UAE, he utilized his USA experience to advise and work with consultants, designers on latest HVAC systems, products, codes and standards. In 2008 he started his own company InterCool Central Air Conditioning; providing engineered HVAC products/ systems such as Vibration, Seismic and Noise Control, Energy recovery system, Energy Efficient and sustainable products, Air conditioning equipment and accessories. Bassel works on design, implementation, and certifications of isolating electro mechanical equipment to guarantee survivability against bomb blast or seismic forces, Provide engineering solutions to many engineering problems on the air and water sides of mechanical systems including architectural and mechanical acoustic solutions.
Bassel supports and promotes Ashrae Standard 62 Indoor Air Quality for reduction of outdoor air requirement by utilizing filtration on the return side of the air handling units. He conducted many Ashrae Seminars, presentations, organized Ashrae conferences and workshops related to Sustainable designs of Air Conditioning Systems, Noise Vibration and Acoustics, Seismic Restraints, District Cooling, Green Buildings, Ashrae and AMCA standards and many other subjects related to HVAC construction industry. Bassel is a voting member of Ashrae Special Project Committee SPC-171 (Method of Testing of Seismic Restraints for HVAC & R Equipment)
Bassel was on steering committee forming Ashrae Falcon chapter in 2002. Ashrae Falcon Chapter was inaugurated in 2003.
He held many Ashrae local and regional positions:
Member of steering committee starting Ashrae Falcon Chapter 2002
Falcon Chapter- President- Elect 2003-2005
Falcon Chapter President 2005- July 2007
Falcon Chapter BOG member 2008- till date
RAL Chapter Regional Conference (CRC) Chair 2006 Dubai
Region at Large-Vice Chair Research Promotion 2009- 2012
Region at Large- Nominating Committee member 2012- till date