Mechanical Engineers in Kaduna Educated on Air Conditioning System Design
Victor Habila, Kaduna
Members of the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE) in Kaduna State, were on Wednesday educated on Air conditioning System Design.
The one-day training workshop which was organized by NIMechE, Kaduna Chapter in collaboration with Gobig Engineering Limited was supported by LG Electronics.
Declaring the workshop open, the Chairman of the occasion, Engr. Robinson Elijah, who represented by Engr. Musa Bala, explained that the basic objective of the workshop was to empower and educate the engineers on the usage and importance of Air conditioning design software in the industry.
He commended LG as the biggest manufacturer of air conditioners in West Africa and Gobig as the biggest LG distributor of air conditioners, for collaborating with NIMechE to organise such an educative workshop for its members.
On his part, the Chairman of Kaduna chapter of NIMechE, Engr. Ibrahim Bello said the workshop is part of the commitments made by the current leadership to ensure its members are updated with the latest air conditioning and ventilation systems.
Engr Bello reiterated the need for NIMechE members and the general public to patronise LG products, saying they are the best in both home and commercial air conditioning system that comes with quality assurance.
The Managing Director of Gobig Engineering limited, Engr Godwin Acha noted that his organization, a distributor and partner to LG on commercial air conditioner is delighted to be part an effort to improve the standards of air conditioning designs among Nigerian mechanical engineers particularly those within the Kaduna area.
One of the facilitators and also the representatives of LG West Africa, Engr Onanuga Adekunle explained that there are different varieties of Air conditioning systems which among them includes; Chiller, heat pump, Air cooled, water cool, Multi V, among others.
The participants were engaged on the practical aspect of how to design an air conditioning system via LATs LOAD and Heat Load Calculation. A 2gb flash drive which contains the designing software was shared to the participants in order to enable them install the software in their individual laptops.
Present at the workshop were the past Chairmen of NIMechE, Kaduna chapter, its members, students and others from different works of life.