Engr. Anwar Saadat, founding member of Pakistan HVACR Society passed away

Engr. Anwar Saadat the renowned personality in the HVACR sector and the founder of A.Saadat & Co. has left this temporary world for his eternal abode. He was the pioneer of HVAC consulting in Pakistan and was also one of the founding members of Pakistan HVACR society. The whole engineering community is deeply saddened by this loss.

Engr. Anwar Saadat completed B.Sc. Honors (Engineering) from The Punjab College of Engineering & Technology, Lahore (now University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore). He was awarded Gold Medal by The Punjab University in 1949 being the top ranked student in his class.

After completing his engineering he worked with a HVACR contracting firm in Pakistan before leaving for UK on a British Industries Federation 2 year’s scholarship. During 1952-58, he completed a post graduate course in HVACR Engineering from The National College of Heating, Ventilating, Refrigeration and Fan Engineering, London (now Institute Of Environ­mental Engineering, South Bank University) Later on he obtained training and work experience in UK, Belgium and USA with HVACR equipment manufacturers. Upon returning to Pakistan, he worked as Chief Engineer for HVACR contracting firm till 1962.

He founded the company A.Saadat & Co. and started practicing as a Consulting Engineer. His company was the pioneer of Consulting Engineering in Pakistan working for providing consultation in the field of HVAC, Mechanical & Electrical systems. The company is staffed by professional Engineers qualified extensive working experience in Pakistan and including USA, UK, Europe and Middle East as well. His company worked on numerous renowned projects for HVACR consulting and associated mechanical and electrical services for various types of buildings.

In consideration of services rendered by him to HVACR Engineering in the country, he was elected as Founder President of Pakistan HVACR Society in 1996. He also held the position of Vice President of Association of Consulting Engineers Pakistan in the years 1990, 1995, 1997 and 2001. His death comes as a shock which has saddened the whole engineering community. Engineering Post on behalf of the whole Engineering fraternity offers the deepest condolences to the bereaved family.