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Improving indoor air quality and thermal comfort


Established in 1925 in Lyon (France), where its headquarters are still located, Aldes Group is an international family-owned group, with more than 1,900 employees spanning numerous countries thanks to its 21 subsidiaries.

Aldes Group specializes in the design, manufacturing and marketing of “integrated solutions for indoor well-being”.

These solutions provide occupants with high-quality air, enable them to control room temperature and help guarantee optimal safety, while sustainably reducing energy consumption in buildings.

Thanks to its diverse range of brands, each a leader in its respective market, the Group specializes in ventilation, heating, air cooling, domestic hot water production, central vacuum cleaning. HVAC components, smoke extraction and services.

By anticipating both the increasing demands from consumers for indoor comfort as well as the changes in Energy Regulation, Aldes Group has based its strategy and growth on its capacity to offer global, innovative, high-performance solutions.


Aldes Group’s main brands are:

ALDES : Offers innovative solutions to improve indoor air quality and thermal comfort.

AERECO : Develops innovative ventilation solutions for residential and office buildings with a key concept, the modulation of airflow rates according to the needs.

RIBO : Specialist in air conditioning and air treatment, based on reversible air/air heat pump systems.

ACTHYS : The brand was created in 2000 by two major players in the ventilation market, ALDES and AERECO, to meet the need for renovation of ventilation in existing buildings. They develop and sell robust, reliable and durable ventilation solutions for renovation and construction projects.

EXHAUSTO : Its ventilation solutions are mainly used for comfort and environmental ventilation. They contribute to a good indoor climate in buildings, offices, schools, institutions, shops and production areas.

ZLT : Manufacturer of ventilation solutions and fire protection products.




History of Aldes Group:


Creation of Aldes by Bernard Lacroix.


New General Director Bruno Lacroix’s arrival.


Opening of the subsidary in the United States.


Opening of the Chinese subsidiary.


Opening of the Dubaï subsidiary.


Stanislas Lacroix becomes the new President.


Purchase of Exhausto Denmark Air handling units.


Acquisition of Aereco Group.