ATLANTA - The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) is seeking papers addressing the industry’s efforts to achieve net-zero-energy design for ASHRAE’s 2011 Winter Conference in Las Vegas.

The conference’s technical program focuses on efficient use of energy, different design approaches, and other topics related to refrigeration, standards and codes, and HVAC systems, equipment, applications and fundamentals. Topics covered include codes and standards in the HVACR industry, integrated design, low-energy design, refrigeration update, industrial HVACR, net-zero energy, HVAC systems and equipment, and HVAC fundamentals and applications.

Full-length technical papers or conference paper abstracts (400 words or less) must be submitted by April 16. For more information about the two types of papers and to submit a full-length paper or abstract, visit

The conference is expected to attract some 2,500 attendees from 60 countries. The technical program takes place Sunday, Jan. 30, to Wednesday, Feb. 2, and includes paper presentations as well as non-paper presentations. Approved papers are published inASHRAE Transactions.

Publication date:04/05/2010