The latest trends, technologies and techniques impacting all segments of the HVAC/R industry will be addressed as part of the extensive educational programming offered at the 2009 AHR EXPO®, Jan. 26-28, 2009 at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
Featuring 70 sessions and workshops presented by the industry’s leading trade associations, topics range from achieving sustainability and energy reduction to the economics of energy, best practices and the latest trends and techniques in HVAC/R.
In addition to 30 educational sessions and workshops offered by the ASHRAE Learning Institute, 29 free sessions will be presented by 18 associations during the 2009 AHR EXPO (www.ahrexpo.com). Some of the free sessions include: ‘Using Technology to Create Sustainable Green Buildings” (AHR), ‘SMACNA/ANSI HVAC Duct Construction Standard” (SMACNA), ‘Indoor Air Quality & The Built Environment” (HRAI SkillTech Academy), ‘Training Your Technicians” (RSES), ‘System Operating Costs and Duct Leakage” (SPIDA), ‘GridWise and the Nation’s Carbon Footprint” (GWAC), ‘Maximizing System Performance with Condensing/Noncondensing Boilers” (ABMA), ‘Energy Economics in Your Buildings” (AHR) and many more.
In addition, several half and full-day educational events will be held in conjunction with the show. For the first time at the AHR EXPO, a ‘LEED Implementation for Building Operations and Maintenance” seminar will be held by USGBC on Monday, Jan. 26th. This 300-level course is designed for building operations and maintenance professionals involved in implementing ‘LEED v2009: Existing Building Operations and Maintenance.” Also on Jan. 26, PM Live will be returning to the AHR EXPO with its ‘Solar Water & Solar Heating ‘ New Opportunities for Hydronic Professionals” and ‘Reclaimed Water & Water Conservation Revisited” sessions. The Green Mechanical Council will be hosting its ‘Greenspeak: the Language and Culture of Green” session and, CABA will host a ‘Building Intelligence Tour” on Tuesday, Jan. 27. Registration and fees are required for these five educational events.