The Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES) will hold its 67th Annual Conference and Exposition Sept. 29-Oct. 2 at the Westin Calgary Hotel in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The theme is "Saddle Up To Learn."

In addition to handling matters of the society, the conference will include technical sessions on more than a dozen topics including:

  • "Don't Sweat the Small Stuff: High Humidity Solutions," with Jack Bartell of York International.

  • "Brazed-Plate Heat Exchangers: Their Use, Installation, and Service," by James Bogart of FlatPlate Inc.

  • "Homeowners Want To Buy Your IAQ Solutions and You Refuse To Sell," by Tim Burke of White Rodgers, an Emerson Climate Technologies company.

  • "Applications of Modern Refrigeration & HVAC Control Systems," by Ed Correia of Computer Process Controls.

  • "Optimizing the Performance of Your Refrigeration or Air Conditioning System," by Dave Demma of Sporlan Valve Co.

  • "The Slippery Synthetics," by Garth Denison of Sporlan Valve Co.

  • "Pressure Regulators and How They Control The Refrigeration System," by Jeff French of Refrigeration Components Canada Ltd.

  • "Troubleshooting and Maintenance for Variable Frequency Drives" by George Galea of Leeson Canada.

  • "Phaseout of R-22: ACR Options for New Equipment and Retrofits," by Ted Gartland and Ron Vogel of Honeywell.

  • "The Theory and Operation of Thermostatic Expansion Valves," by Steve Maxson of Parker Hannifin Corp.

  • "Compressor Starting Problems," by Dennis Morgan of Kickstart.

    Industry manufacturers will also showcase the latest technology in a day-long expo, and there will be "ask the experts" panels in which industry representatives will answer technical questions from the audience.

    The reservation deadline is Sept. 3.

    For more information, contact the conference organizer, Success Express, by phone at 800-310-6853 or by e-mail at, or online at

    Publication date: 08/16/2004