The “Deregulation for Dummies” seminar examines how the easing of regulatory controls could affect systems users and manufacturers, real-time pricing, and thermal storage. Elsewhere, strategies for controlling environmental tobacco smoke in bars, restaurants, and lounges in atria are presented in programs from the ventilation and IAQ tracks.
Innovative methods for designing and commissioning hospitals, displacement ventilation in industrial buildings, market requirements for filter test methods, and ventilation and IAQ performance of small buildings are also discussed in other presentations.
The technical program is comprised of 50 seminars, 14 symposia, 30 open-discussion forums, two technical sessions, a poster session, and a public session titled “E-HVAC&R: The HVAC&R Industry Embraces E-Commerce.” A total of 96 papers will be presented.
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