Arvind Surange

Arvind Surange
CMD, ACR Project Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

Arvind Surange, Fellow ASHRAE, has completed 51 years of his association with the AC&R and Cold chain industry. He is the CMD of ACR Project Consultants Pvt Ltd., who have to their credit over 600 projects in AC, Refrigeration and Cold Chain industry, including prestigious projects such as Savla Foods & Cold Storage, AlKabeer, Foodland, CONCOR – CA Project, MSAMB, KAPPEC- Karnataka, to name a few.

In his illustrious career, he has held various positions, such as Founder President & President Emeritus of ISHRAE Pune Chapter; National President of ISHRAE - 1996-97; President of ASHRAE W.I.Chapter-1997-98; President of Rotary Club of Poona North - 1992-93; Chairman of the Refrigeration Handbook Committee of ISHRAE(Pune); Chairman, Honours & Awards Committee – ISHRAE (2012-14); Member of Refrigeration Committee of ASHRAE, USA and very recently as Chair-Ref Committee of RAL, ASHRAE.

His other major contributions include authoring the book "Cold Storage Basics", published in 4 languages and introducing the concept of 'Green Cold Chain!' globally and the 'Net Zero Energy Cold Storage' in the Cold Chain sector. He was recently bestowed with the LIFETIME SERVICE AWARD by ISHRAE in 2015.