WESTPORT, Conn. — The 2018 AHR Expo has expanded its seminar program, making it the largest-ever education and training agenda in the show’s history. The expansive program features more than 120 sessions, including seminars from leading HVACR organizations on best practices and industry trends, professional certification opportunities, and continuing education programs from the ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI).

The 2018 AHR Expo will be held Jan. 22-24 at McCormick Place in Chicago. To register, visit www.ahrexpo.com.

“Contractors, engineers, and other show attendees always give us high marks for the value our education program delivers, and this year we have surpassed ourselves,” said Clay Stevens, president of International Exposition Co. “The show has become the place where industry professionals can earn continuing education units (CEUs), complete certification exams, and learn about the latest developments and best practices in free and paid seminars.”

More than 70 of the free, one- and two-hour sessions will be presented by experts from prominent industry-leading organizations. Sessions have been designed to allow for easy integration of valuable education time into attendees’ overall show agendas.
The AHR Expo will incorporate many opportunities for attendees to participate in ALI continuing education courses. A total of 20 courses will be offered prior to and during the event. All courses are approved for CEUs toward maintaining professional engineer licensures. Advance registration and fee payment is required and can be completed by visiting ASHRAE’s registration website.

Each full-day course will earn attendees six professional development hours (PDHs)/learning units (LUs) or 0.6 CEUs, and half-day courses earn attendees three PDHs.

Several review sessions and exams will be available to 2018 AHR Expo attendees, including:

• NAFA Certified Air Filter Specialist (CAFS) Testing and 2-Hour Tutorial; NCT Testing;

• AABC Commissioning Group (ACG) CxA Workshop and Exam;

• HVAC Review and North American Technician Excellence (NATE) Testing; and

• ASHRAE Certification Exams

In addition, attendees can see what’s new from the industry’s leading companies in the New Product and Technology showcase presentations offered by exhibitors. With no cost and no reservation required, more than 100 20-minute product presentations will be delivered in rapid-fire succession in special theaters on the exhibit floor.

A complete list of 2018 AHR Expo educational opportunities can be found at http://ahrexpo.com/education-overview. For registration and additional information regarding the 2018 AHR Expo, visit ahrexpo.com.

Publication date: 11/13/2017

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