NEWS • 28.03.2023

AFAR in collaboration with the Junta de Andalucía, Agencia Andaluza de la Energía, Ayuntamiento de Málaga, Consejo Superior de Colegios de Arquitectos de España, ANESE, Colegio Oficial de Ingenieros Industriales Andalucía Oriental COIIAOR, CTA (Corporación Tecnológica de Andalucía) are organising.

Technical Seminar on Energy Improvements and Their Real Impact on The Economy, Industry and Buildings

Day: April 20, 2023

Schedule: 8:30h

Format: On-site

Place: Auditorio Promálaga Excelencia – C. Steve Jobs, 27 – Málaga

Free registration until full capacity is reached

AFAR is organising a conference on 20th April in the Auditorio Promálaga Excelencia (Malaga), where experts will discuss the most current Energy Improvements, as well as the real effects on the economy, industry and building. 

AFAR (Asociación de Fabricantes Andaluces de Refrigeración y Climatización) has brought together 30 Andalusian manufacturers in the refrigeration and air conditioning sector since 2001. Its objectives include representing the sector before administrations and institutions, as well as the development of innovative projects, forums and technical conferences such as the one on 20 April.

The event is FREE of charge and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis until full capacity is reached. There will be a networking coffee break and an aperitif-networking at the end of the day.


8:30h – Handing out accreditations

9:00h – Opening of the Conference.

– Andalusian Refrigeration Manufacturers Association – AFAR
– Authority of Malaga City Council
– Manuel Larrasa, Secretary General for Energy of the Andalusian Regional Government.


10:00h – Programme of subsidies currently available in Andalusia. Francisco Javier Ramírez, Director General of the Andalusian Energy Agency

10:15h – Integral Rehabilitation, Now or never. Laureano Matas, Secretary General of the Consejo Superior de Colegios de Arquitectos de España CSCAE

10:30h – The relevance of the project in terms of the efficiency of the selected systems and their life cycle energy consumption. Alfonso Rodríguez, Dean of the Colegio Oficial de Ingenieros Industriales Andalucía Oriental.

10:45h – New financing mechanisms: CAE. Carlos Ballesteros, Director General of ANESE.

11:10h – Coffee break.


11:30h – The building’s thermal envelope as a pillar of Energy Efficiency Victor Bayo, Head of Prescription Madrid and Andalusia at ROCKWOOL

10:45h – Hydraulic balancing and variable speed drives. Rafael Ramos, Business Development Manager at DANFOSS

12:00h – High efficiency pumping equipment. Ramón Gutiérrez, Key Account Manager Hotels at WILO.

12:15h – Efficient thermal installations in the hotel industry. Javier Sanabria, Prescription Manager at KEYTER INTARCON.


12:35h – Financed energy improvement and self-consumption projects: the ESCO contract model. Pablo Alvarez, Energy Efficiency Commercial Director of FERROVIAL.

12:50h – Electrification as the main tool for decarbonisation. Alberto García, Key Account Manager IBERDROLA.

13:05h – Integral energy solution for the tertiary sector and its influence on energy billing Sara García, Director of Energy and Sustainability at AUREN.

13:30h – Efficient thermal installations in the hotel industry. Javier Sanabria, Prescription Manager at KEYTER INTARCON.

13:35h – Support for innovative solutions in buildings and industry to meet the new EU energy targets. Carlos García, Technical Sector Manager – Building and Civil Works of the CTA.

13:50h – Question Time.

14:10h – Closing of the conference.

14:15h – Networking Cocktail.

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