Farooq Mehboob, P.E, Fellow ASHRAE is ASHRAE’s President of ASHRAE, a global professional society committed to serve humanity by advancing the arts and sciences of heating ventilation, air conditioning, refrigeration, and their allied fields.
Mehboob is owner of S. Mehboob & Company, headquartered in Karachi, Pakistan, with offices in the U.A.E. He has been active in the design of more than 600 landmark projects across Pakistan, Central Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. He is responsible for introducing many new technologies to the Pakistan market as well as industry standards, with respect to the design, supervision and installation of HVACR Systems. Notably, these include VAV Systems, integrated BMS, thermal storage, solar central hot water systems, district heating and cooling, chilled beams and UFAD.
As director and regional chair of ASHR, Mehboob has been a true advocate for ASHRAE’s globalization efforts. He helped establish four ASHRAE Chapters in Pakistan. During his tenure as regional director new ASHRAE Chapters were established in Bangladesh, South Africa, Egypt and the UK. In 2016, Mehboob was a part of ASHRAE’s first international board meeting in Bangkok.
Mehboob has received several awards from the HVACR Society, including a Lifetime Achievement Award, and has published numerous papers and articles. He is the recipient of ASHRAE’s Exceptional Service Award, the John F. James International award and the Regional Award of Merit.
Mehboob is a 1965 graduate of the East Pakistan University of Engineering Dhaka, Bangladesh with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.