Harald Erös is a master craftsman in heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration technology, has a bachelor’s degree in energy and environmental management and a master’s degree in building technology and building services engineering. He is working professionally in the refrigeration business since 2002. Since June 2017 he is lead of refrigeration, cooling and heat-pump technologies at Takeda Manufacturing Austria AG, where he and his team are dedicated to the operational management of around 220 refrigeration systems throughout the whole lifecycle including planning and installing of new units with a focus on industrial engineering with natural refrigerants such as NH3, CO2 and Propane.
In addition, Harald imparts his knowledge in basic education and master classes throughout Austria as well as at the University of Applied Sciences Burgenland, where he also supervises bachelor and master theses. Furthermore, he contributes as a technical expert nationally and internationally, e.g. in standardization work at CEN/TC182/WG 06 “Revision of EN 378” and WG 12 “Flammable Refrigerants”. He is a founding member and chairman of the board of the Austrian Association of Refrigeration (ÖGKT) and published his first book on flammable refrigerants in August 2020.