Ramesh Paranjpey

Mr. Ramesh Parashuram Paranjpey

B.E. Mech., M. Tech (Refrigeration), IIT Bombay-1966

Professional Experience

  • 27 Yrs.: Vice President, AC&R Division, Kirloskar Pneumatics Ltd. Pune (1967-1993)
  • 4 ½ Yrs.: Managing Director, Carrier Refrigeration Ltd. Bangalore & Singapore (1993-97)
  • 6 Yrs.: Chief Executive Officer, Voltas Air International Ltd., Pune (1997-2003)


  • ASHRAE Fundamentals hand book Committee member- 2017 volume
  • Fellow Life Member ASHRAE
  • Fellow Life member and Chartered Engineer, Institution of Engineers, India
  • Ex-President, ISHRAE, Pune Chapter year 1998-1999
  • Ex-President, ASHRAE Western India Chapter 2001-2002
  • Winner of Bry-Air award for best system design-2009
  • Winner of Danfoss-Ice Award for cold chain contribution-2012
  • Currently Jury member of CII for SCALE Awards- (Supply Chain and Logistics Excellence)
  • Examiner and Paper setter in University of Pune for Master in Engineering and in syllabus formulating committee.
  • Invited by German chamber of commerce- Nuremberg 15th October 2008
  • Visited Macedonia for presentation at IIR seminar - 13th April 2011
  • Published Book for ISHRAE-Basics of Air conditioning-2004
  • Prepared Duct design manual for LG-2004
  • Prepared cold room manual for Emerson for Freon systems-2008
  • Prepared Book for Danfoss -How to use ammonia controls -2015
  • Prepared -Air cooler manual for Alfa Laval-2016
  • Chairman of AAR-1 Standard for Safe design of closed circuit ammonia refrigeration system
  • Prepared booklet for AAR-suggested installation/operation/maintenance practices for closed circuit field erected ammonia refrigeration systems-2016
  • Prepared for AAR-Cold Storage Design manual-2017
  • Published more than 95 articles in International/national journals

Conducted corporate training on National level at Honeywell, Alfa Laval, Voltas, Bluestar, Thermax, Emerson, Tata Motors, Elgi, and ISHRAE, ASHRAE forums and on International level in US, Singapore, China, Germany, etc.


  • Distinguished 50-Year Member Award 2020
  • Elected and appointed on ASHRAE handbook-Fundamentals committee for 4 years from 2013-2017
  • ICE Award 2012 for "Lifetime Engineering Award".
  • Invited by German Chamber of Commerce to deliver lecture in Germany on “Ammonia Pump Circulation Systems for Low Temperature Applications”, Year - 2008.
  • Presented paper at IIR conference in Macedonia on Energy saving techniques in ammonia pump circulation systems - April 2011
  • Winner of “Bry-Air Systems Design Award”, Year – 2009
  • Winner of Danfoss/Global chain award 2012
  • Published book on Cold room solutions for Emerson Climate Technologies
  • Published book for Danfoss controls –User Guide in December 2012
  • Refrigeration Specialist on NHB panel-Govt. of India
  • Have executed more than 700 projects for cold storages, Ice cream making, process plants, fish and meat freezing as well as air conditioning such as international air ports, office buildings, and shopping malls.
  • In last 5 years after retirement from Voltas Air International, doing consultancy and consultant to following projects/companies
    • Gadre Narine Exports-Ratnagiri/Veraval
    • Silver Star Exports –Porbandar
    • Sonia Fisheries –Taloja
    • Forstar Fisheries-Taloja
    • Blue fin Fisheries –Taloja
    • Tasty Bite –Pune
    • Danfoss –India
    • Emerson India
    • Ingersoll Rand –Bangalore- Srini Food Park/Gravis Dairy
    • Alfa Laval India
    • Libran Sea Foods Taloja
    • Jangipur Mega Food Park consultant to ETA


I have been associated with many organisation for technical guidance and written books for them. The original books can be obtained from respective organisations.



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Address :
3A-A1-11, New Ajanta Avenue,
Paud Road, Kothrud,
Pune - 411038, India.

Email : ramesh.paranjpey@gmail.com
Tel : +91 20 2543 6142
Cell : +91 98223 98220