NEW YORK - Guidance on how to get to net-zero energy design is featured in the technical program at the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers’ (ASHRAE’s) 2008 Winter Meeting, Jan. 19-23, in New York. “This technical program is ASHRAE’s most ambitious ever,” promises Mo Hosni, chair of the ASHRAE program committee. ”It is filled with sessions that focus on the hottest issues facing the industry - sustainability and net-zero energy buildings.”

The technical program covers a full range of presentations from basic to advanced, offering more than 130 sessions and 60 papers covering some 100 technical areas. Tracks include applications, business management, commissioning, data center cooling, dehumidification, energy fundamentals, operational topics, refrigeration, sustainability, systems and equipment, and underfloor air distribution. More than 30 sessions related to sustainability are included in the program, with its theme of “Reaching New Heights in Net-Zero Energy Design.”

Held in conjunction with the ASHRAE meeting is the ASHRAE co-sponsored International Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Exposition (AHR Expo), taking place Jan. 22-24, at the Javits Convention Center.

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Publication date:11/05/2007