Learning at AHR Expo

Thu Dec 28 15:02:09 CST 2017 Source: coowor.com Collect Reading Volume: 350
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More than 100 seminars, including many related to natural refrigerants, will be available at the Chicago show this month.

The 2018 AHR Expo (short for International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition) has released information on educational seminars that will take place at the conference, which will be held Jan. 22-24, 2018 at McCormick Place, Chicago, and is held concurrently with ASHRAE’s Winter Conference.

The 2018 event, co-sponsored by ASHRAE and AHRI, will feature 100+ seminar and product presentations, including a number relating to natural refrigerants. It will also encompass 2,000+ exhibitors, and more than 65,000 attendees, including contractors, engineers, facility managers, distributors, OEMs and other HVACR industry professionals.

Among the seminars relating to natural refrigerants are the following:

  • New ASHRAE-Classified Refrigerants to Meet Society’s Changing Needs; speaker, Thomas Leck, ASHRAE; Sunday, January 21, 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm; S105D
  • Global Trends in HVAC; speakers, Raphael Chalogany, Krystyna Dawson, Julia Evans, Lone Hansen ad Anette Meyer Holley, all of BSRIA; Monday and Tuesday, January 22 and 23, 8:00 am – 10 am; S102BC
  • Hydrocarbons as Refrigerants and Alternatives to HFCs; speaker, Arthur Miller, KAM Associates; Monday, January 22, 8 am – 12:00 p; S103D
  • Low-GWP Alternative Refrigerants for Cooling Applications – Skills, Needs, Gaps and Solutions; speakers, Marco Buoni, AREA Association of European Contractors and ATF Training; Graeme Maidment, London South Bank University and IOR; and Miriam Rodway, IOR; Monday, January 22, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm; S102A
  • Some Low-GWP Next-Generation Refrigerant will be Flammable: What does it mean to be Flammable?; speakers, Matt Guernsey, Navigant; Stephen Kujak, Trane, Ingersoll Rand; Gregory Linteris, National Institute of Standards and Technology; and Xudong Wang, AHRI; Monday, January 22, 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm; S101B
  • Transcritical CO2 Condensing Unit, Driven by DC Inverter Technology, speaker, Brandon Marshall, Carel Industries; Monday, January 22, 3:55 pm - 4:15 pm; Theater C
  • Cooling Tower Fundamentals; speaker, Kent Marten, SPX Cooling Technologies; Monday, January 22, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm; S104A
  • Cooling Tower Water Treatment Fundamentals; speakers, W.E. Pearson II, Special Pathogens Laboratory; Jon Cohen, ChemTreat; Monday, January 22, 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm, S104A
  • Using Artificial Intelligence to Help Contractors “Get Savvy” in Their Service Business, speaker, Tom D’Amico, Coolfront Technologies
  • How Adding Thermal Imaging to HVAC/R Inspections Saves Time and Increases Revenue; speaker Bill Nolan, FLIR Systems; Monday, January 22, 1:55 pm – 2:15 pm; Theater C
  • Danfoss Oil-Free Application Solutions; speaker, Drew Turner, Danfoss; Monday, January 22, 3:45 pm – 4:05 pm; Theater B
  • Closing the Loop – Which Method is Best for Your Heat Rejection System?; speaker, Benjamin Cohen, Baltimore Air Coil; Tuesday, January 23, 8:30 am – 9:30 am; S103D
  • Danfoss Turbocor High Lift Compressors for Optimized Chiller Applications, Tuesday, January 23, 10:45 am – 11:05 am, Theater A
  • Bridging the Gap: Protecting a Supermarket’s Fresh Food During a Power Outage; speaker, Scott Wehun, Econofrost Night Covers; Tuesday, January 23, 2:05 pm - 2:25 pm; Theater C
  • Mechanical Equipment Room Safety: MSA Chillgard 5000 Refrigerant Leak Detection; speaker, Natalie Silva, MSA – The Safety Company; Tuesday, January 23, 2:45 pm – 3:05 pm; Theater B
  • Use and Benefits of a Good Filter Drier in an ACR System; speaker, Vikash Sekhani, Dry All; Tuesday, January 23, 3:05 pm – 3:25 pm; Theater C
  • Remove the Scavenger Hunt from HVAC/R Service Appointments; speaker, Billy Marshall, ServiceTrade; Tuesday, January 23, 3:35 pm – 3:55 pm; Theater C
  • Utilizing Variable Frequency Drives; speaker Tom Lowery, Schneider Electric; Tuesday, January 23, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm; S101B
  • Wireless Monitoring of Refrigerant Pressure & Temperature – Technical Breakthrough; speaker, Chris Gamm, Transducers Direct; Tuesday, January 23, 4:05 pm – 4:25 pm; Theater C

Editor: 李晓曼