Bertrand Piccard's nonstop circumnavigation of the Earth in his Breitling Orbiter balloon in 1999 set a milestone in aviation. As opening speaker of CLIMA 2005, he will share his experiences and how his vision plays a role in the future of building technologies. The conference, organized by REHVA and cosponsored by ASHRAE, will take place, October 9-12, 2005, in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Registration for the congress is now open. More than 300 abstracts have been submitted with speakers focusing on new HVAC systems and technologies, HVAC and sustainable building construction and simulation-based engineering.