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ASHRAE Papers Sought on High-Performance Buildings

February 7, 2011

ATLANTA – Papers addressing advances in high-performance buildings, integrated design and numerous high-intensity HVAC applications are being sought for the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineer’s 2012 Winter Conference in Chicago, Jan. 21-25, 2012.

The Specialized Applications track focuses on high-intensity HVAC applications, such as laboratories, hospitals, and data centers, and seeks papers on design recommendations, regulations, and lessons learned.

The Integrated Design track addresses how the integrated building design and integrated project delivery processes are being applied to build better buildings. Papers are being sought on case studies, lessons learned, and ongoing research projects studying new project delivery methods.

The Energy Modeling Applications track seeks papers that address the range of different energy modeling and building information modeling tools available, their use and specific applications, including systems, building, and communities. Papers that address an integrated approach from modeling through end designs are requested.

In addition, papers are sought for tracks on Operations & Maintenance, HVAC Systems, HVAC Fundamentals and Applications, Professional Skills, and Refrigeration.

Full-length technical papers or conference paper abstracts - 400 words or less - should be submitted by April 18. For accepted conference paper abstracts, the completed conference papers will be due July 8, 2011.

For complete information on tracks, contacts, and submittal requirements, including information about the two types of papers and how to submit a full-length technical paper or conference paper abstract, visit www.ashrae.org/chicago.

Publication date: 02/07/2011