Mitsubishi Electric Engineer Elected President of ASHRAE Atlanta Chapter
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
SUWANEE, Ga., January 23, 2013 - Mitsubishi Electric US Cooling & Heating Division, America's No. 1 selling brand of ductless cooling and heating technology, announced that Charles Miltiades, senior controls engineer, has been elected president of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Atlanta Chapter for the 2012-2013 term.
ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a building technology society that focuses on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality and sustainability within the industry. As president of the ASHRAE Atlanta Chapter, Miltiades is responsible for the conduct and supervision of all activities of the chapter during his term of office. Miltiades will preside at all meetings of the chapter and of the chapter's Board of Governors. He also will develop and maintain a calendar of events for the chapter operating year.
"Mitsubishi Electric employees have been active members of ASHRAE for more than 30 years. We have staff serving both locally and nationally in ASHRAE leadership positions," said Mark Kuntz, vice president of product development & engineering, Mitsubishi Electric US Cooling & Heating Division. "Miltiades' election as president of the Atlanta Chapter is an excellent opportunity to continue our involvement in one of the HVAC industry's most important organizations."
Miltiades has been a member of ASHRAE since 2006 and has held numerous positions in the Atlanta Chapter including secretary and, most recently, treasurer. Miltiades graduated from Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in industrial and systems engineering. He also earned a Master of Business Administration from Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, Ga., in 2008 and was inducted to the Beta Gamma Sigma business honors fraternity. Miltiades has worked for Mitsubishi Electric for three years and has worked in the HVAC industry for 12 years in both sales and engineering roles.
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About Mitsubishi Electric US Cooling & Heating Division
Mitsubishi Electric US Cooling & Heating Division is headquartered in Suwanee, Ga. We are a leading marketer of Mitsubishi Electric intelligent air-conditioning and heating technology in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Bermuda. In 1982, we introduced our state-of-the-art, split-ductless air conditioners and heat pumps in North America. We expanded our product line with variable refrigerant flow (VRF) zoning heat pump systems using INVERTER technology to offer simultaneous cooling and heating capabilities. We also offer compressors and a full line of air-conditioning accessories. Mitsubishi Electric's HVAC products have won numerous awards for innovation and excellence, including a 2013 Top Products Award from Building Operating Management, a 2012 Product Innovation Award from Architectural Products, a 2012 Record Products Award from Architectural Record, a 2012 BuildingGreen Top-10 Products Award for split-ductless and VRF systems, and the 2011 AHR Expo Product of the Year Award for the Dedicated Outdoor Air System. For more information, visit www.mehvac.com or follow Mitsubishi Electric US Cooling & Heating Division on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
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