The journal “Ventilation, Heating, Air Conditioning, Heat Supply and Building Thermal Physics” (ABOK)
The АВОК journal is the primary periodical publication of the Russian Association of Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, Heat Supply, and Building Thermal Physics Engineers.
The publication of the journal was started in 1990 and in 1999 it was re-registered with the Russian Federation Committee for the Press (registration certificate #018575).
Now the journal is published in 12,000 copies (full-color, 205x290 mm) and appears 8 issue a year.
The main purpose of the journal is to provide information for a broad range of specialists on the activities of the Association; development of energy efficient construction technologies in Russia and abroad; engineering, regulatory, and social problems in energy conservation; new equipment and materials; modern heating, ventilation, air conditioning, cooling, refrigeration systems and engineering; large Russian and international manufacturers of such equipment; new normative documents and standards; development of self-contained or district heating systems for buildings; building thermal physics parameters and thermal protection properties of enclosing structures of buildings and facilities.
The journal’s special section called “Telephone and Address Book” contains the information on large design, manufacturing, mounting, service, and marketing companies.
The readers will be opportunely inform about important Russian and international exhibitions and conferences.
The АВОК journal is distributed in 520 large centers in Russia, as well as in Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Slovakia, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, Ukraine, and USA.
The journal is also distributed at large exhibitions and conferences held in Moscow, St.-Petersburg, Nizhni Novgorod, Kazan, Tyumen, Novosibirsk, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Omsk.
ABOK representions offices operate in St.-Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don, Voronez,Volgograd and Ukraine.
This journal’s readership includes senior officials of federal government ministries and agencies and regional and municipal governments.
Each issue of the journal contains articles written by Russian or international specialists.
Also the АВОК journal is selectively disseminated among design firms, architectural workshops, manufacturing or mounting firms, operators and service providers, marketing firms, dealers, and distributors — a total of 12,000 interested addressees!
According to the survey data, each copy is read by 7 specialists, which makes up a total of 84,000 readers.
In 1997 the ABOK journal was awarded by the RF State Committee for Construction with a diploma for promotion of energy conservation technologies.
The ABOK’s journal subscription index is: 45941 in the Rospechat agency catalog.
You are also welcome to refer to the editorial board for subscription at: (495) 628-8647, and for advertising at:
Tel./fax +7 (495) 621-8048, 621-6031
Our mail address is: Post Box 141, Moscow, 127051.
The regional representative in St.-Petersburg can be reached at: (812) 275-1338.
Readers outside of Russia can subscribe using the Rospechat agency catalog “RUSSIAN NEWSPAPERS & journalS – 2000”.
tel +7 (495) 195-6677, 195-6418;
fax +7 (495) 195-1431.