What’s old is new: AHR Expo celebrates 75 years with first trip to Orlando, Fla.


Celebrating 75 years, the International Air-Conditioning Heating Refrigeration Exposition, fondly called the AHR Expo, will make its debut in a new venue when the show takes up residence in the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., for the first time from Feb. 5-9.

Billed as the world’s largest HVAC&R marketplace, the AHR Expo, which had its debut in 1930, is the primary showcase where leading manufacturers as well as new entrepreneurial companies display the latest HVAC&R systems, equipment, components, related products and services.

More new products are launched, new technologies introduced and new corporate initiatives announced at the AHR Expo than at any other industry event. And the AHR Expo is where more HVAC&R professionals from throughout the world come to buy and sell, network and learn.

The AHR Expo provides an educational experience vital to company growth and continued professional development with the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers holding its annual Winter Meeting in conjunction with the show, while short courses, seminars and programs are presented by other major industry associations for the benefit of the attendees.

The three-day trade show offers the latest and greatest products from more than 1,500 leading manufacturers and suppliers from 30 Countries. Discover the latest in green building technology, indoor air quality, energy efficiency, building automation and control, industry standards, networking and systems integration and business solutions.

Show dates and hours this year are:

Monday, Feb. 7: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 8: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Wednesday, Feb. 9: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

There will be two special product areas on the show floor:

Building Automation & Control (BAC) Showcase. From complete systems to specialized products, these leading manufacturers offer a wide range of solutions for every building application.
Software Center. These companies feature the latest software solutions for every HVAC&R business from estimating and analysis to management tools and more.
New Product Technology Theater. Sit in on brief presentations of the latest innovations right on the show floor.

Attendees will also be able to earn credit with continuing-education courses. The ASHRAE Learning Institute will offer a selection of continuing-education courses: two Professional Development Seminars (full day each) and 12 Short Courses (3 hours each), including one new Short Course.

Attendees will earn continuing-education credit for each course completed: All PDSs carry .6 Professional Development Hours (PDHs), .6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or 6 American Institute of Architect Learning Units (AIA LUs). Short Courses carry 3 PDHs/.3 CEUs or 3 AIA LUs.

The AHR Expo is produced and managed by International Exposition Company, 15 Franklin St., Westport, CT 06880. Call (203) 221-9232, e-mail info@ahrexpo.com or visit www.ahrexpo.com for more information.

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