Sonneaire SAS Sdn. Bhd. is a Malaysian company based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. It is also the subsidiary of Alam Dingin Air Conditioning Engineering Sdn Bhd, an established HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) company focused on the oil and gas sector. Sonneaire focuses on its core ideals of energy efficiency and being environmentally friendly by developing its own patent as well as bringing energy efficient cooling products branded as ‘Sonneaire’ (pronounced as Sunny-Air)’ and ‘Sonneaire Hybrid Air Conditioning Systems’ as well as ‘Sonneaire Solar Air Conditioning Systems’.
The founder is Azrina M. Yusof, a software engineer by background who founded the company following the life long research conducted by her father (now retired) Professor Dr. Mohd Yusof Sulaiman, senior physicist based at the Solar Energy Research Institute in the National University of Malaysia, also known as UKM.
The company is driven by a sole mandate to be an earth friendly company with the mission to create and innovate cooling systems which are:
- Energy efficient – to reduce as much carbon footprint as possible
- Health and environment gentle
- Cost efficient
- Using renewable sources, wherever possible
- Usage of software or IOT, to reduce the carbon footprint wherever necessary
In 2012, the company received its first angel investor via family support through Alam Dingin Air Conditioning Engineering Sdn. Bhd.
In 2013, the company won its first grant amounting to RM500,000 and opened its first factory branch in Bandar Baru Bangi. With the grant, the company successfully developed the first commercial solar hybrid air conditioning systems and installed about 50 units in Kuala Lumpur.
In 2016, the company developed its new patent for its new product; the thermal heat hybrid air conditioning systems called ‘Sonneaire Coolbox Save’ and is now the best selling product for the company.
The company won the Best Pivot Innovation Award under Cradle CGP program in 2016.
Subsequently to that, also in 2016, the company won another grant of RM455,000 from Agensi Inovasi to finance all the regulatory requirements for the Sonneaire Coolbox Save.
The company has moved forward and installed its flagship patented product Sonneaire Coolbox Save at many sites including prestigious companies such as at Gerbang Alaf Sdn Bhd restaurants – the master franchisee of McDonalds Restaurants in Malaysia and Singapore. The Coolbox Save is a product applicable to receive 100% tax allowance under the Malaysian government’s incentive for green technology, also known as GITA.
Today the company brings out into the Consumer market a new flagship product, a winner in all angles; the Sonneaire R.
The management team:
- Azan Sulaiman – Managing Director of Alam Dingin Air Conditioning Engineering Sdn Bhd (https://my.linkedin.com/in/mohamad-azan-sulaiman-036a09143).
- Azrina M Yusof – Chief Executive Officer (https://my.linkedin.com/in/azrina-mohd-yusof-79665011)
- Nurzatul Asyikin Mohd Alias – GM and Head of Operations
Sonneaire SAS Sdn Bhd
2-39, Jalan Prima 1,
Dataran Pandan Prima
55100 Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03 92001531
Fax: 03 92004792
Sonneaire SAS Sdn Bhd
Kg. Gong Pasir
Kawasan Perindustrian Teluk Kalong,