WESTPORT, Conn. - As an added benefit to 2004 AHR Expo attendees, in addition to the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Winter Meeting sessions and short course programs, additional free educational sessions will be offered by the Expo, ASHRAE, and eight endorsing associations.
The educational sessions - many offered for the first time - will be geared to contractors, wholesalers, engineers, and other HVACR professionals who visit the Expo, to be held Jan. 26-28, 2004 in Anaheim, Calif.
Attendees are allowed to participate in as many presentations as their schedule permits. Topics include:
AHR Expo-sponsored sessions on building automation and control: Planning for Convergence: Plugging In Real Time Information
Presented by David J. Branson, P.E., of Compliance Services Group Inc., and Ken Sinclair of AutomatedBuildings.com.
Creating Connections: Networking Tools that Connect Directly to the Client's Enterprise
Overview of Automation Tools and Demonstrations Available Online
Wireless Controls: Real Applications and Evolving Protocols
Presentations by endorsing associations: Ways to Find and Retain Qualified Technicians/Employees - presented by the Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA)
System Diagnostics - presented by ACCA
DOE Best Practices Tools for Energy Management - presented by the American Boiler Manufacturers Association (ABMA)
A Complete Approach to Moving Air Efficiently - presented by the Air Movement and Control Association International (AMCA)
XML/Web Services Guidelines - presented by the Continental Automated Buildings Association (CABA)
Cooling Tower Operating and Maintenance for Improved Efficiency - presented by the Cooling Technology Institute (CTI)
Using GAMA and IBR Ratings to Your Advantage - presented by the Gas Appliance Manufacturers Association (GAMA)
Technology of Clean Air: Schools & Commercial Buildings - presented by the National Air Filtration Association (NAFA)
Technical Commissioning of HVAC Systems - presented by the National Environmental Balancing Bureau (NEBB)
ASHRAE-sponsored complimentary public session: Residential and Light Commercial Tune-Ups
Improving Residential HVAC Energy Efficiency
Monday, Jan. 26, 2004 - 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Speakers will focus on how to achieve energy efficiency in residential construction for both new and existing housing.
John Proctor, P.E., Proctor Engineering Group Ltd., San Rafael, Calif.
High Efficiency Air-Conditioners
Roy Crawford, Ph.D., P.E., Trane, Tyler, Texas, and Jim Mullen, Lennox Industries, Carrollton, Texas
Impact of House Envelope Changes
Glenn Hourahan, P.E., Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA), Arlington, Va.
Impact of Duct Leakage
Mark Modera, Ph.D., P.E., Carrier-Aeroseal, Piedmont, Calif.
For more information, visit www.ahrexpo.com.
Publication date: 12/22/2003