The HVACR industry headed south in big numbers for the three-day Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Exposition (AHR Expo) recently. According to show promoter International Exposition Company (IEC), the 2013 Expo broke the all-time Southwest record for the event.
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The 65th AHR Expo, held Jan. 28-30, has established four all-time records for Southwest shows. More than 52,000 attendees (35,000 visitors) filled the aisles of the Dallas Convention Center to see all the latest products and technologies.
In conjunction with the AHR Expo, DuPont made an announcement in regards to the ‘No Action Assurance’ letter from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) setting production and import rights for virgin R-22 at 39 million pounds in 2013 versus 55 million pounds in 2012.
LSB Industries, parent company of ClimateMaster, ClimaCool, IEC, and ClimateCraft, had more than 860 in attendance at its annual reception during the AHR Expo. The venue was packed with manufacturer representatives and customers from all four companies.
The RevFlo (no gauge) and the RevFlo-G (with a gauge) reversible flow units are additions to the Heater Treater® line of scale prevention systems for tankless water heaters. The units incorporate a newly created mounting bracket that can be adjusted on the head assembly of the housing, allowing the water to flow in either direction.