The last day to save on 2017 ASHRAE Annual Conference registration fees is Monday, June 12. This year’s conference is held June 24-28 in Long Beach, CA, at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center. The event will be comprised of nine conference tracks, seven tours, social events, and a keynote message from Derreck Kayongo, CEO of the Center for Civil and Human Rights.
Additionally, 2017-18 ASHRAE President Bjarne W. Olesen, Ph.D., Fellow ASHRAE, Life Member, will unveil his presidential theme during the President’s Luncheon on Monday, June 25.
This year’s Technical Program will address the benefits of net zero energy (NZE), a topic that has been at the forefront of the building industry recently, especially in California. Additional tracks will address how to achieve construction goals in the design and operation of buildings, how Title 24 of the Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Nonresidential Buildings will require all commercial buildings to be NZE by 2030, and more.
Technical Program tracks include:
• Net Zero Energy Buildings: The International Race to 2030
• Building Life Safety Systems
• Commissioning: Optimizing New and Existing Buildings and their Operations
• Fundamentals and Applications
• HVAC&R Systems and Equipment
• Residential Buildings: Standards Guidelines and Codes
• Fifth Annual Research Summit
The conference’s fifth annual Research Summit will report the latest research results on building science and renewable energy and its impact with the move toward NZE buildings.
ASHRAE Learning Institute will offer two full-day seminars and eight half-day courses during the conference, including the headlining topic Complying with Standard 90.1-2016: HVAC/Mechanical. Additional courses include Efficient Energy Management in New and Existing Buildings; Designing High-Performance Healthcare and HVAC Systems; and High-Performance Building Design: Applications and Future Trends. More information and complete course list can be found at www.ashrae.org/longbeachcourses.
To learn more or to register for the 2017 ASHRAE Annual Conference, visit www.ashrae.org/longbeach.