ASHRAE has opened registration for its 2019 Winter Conference, Jan 12-16, in Atlanta at the Omni Hotel. Registration for the conference provides entry to the co-sponsored AHR Expo, Jan. 14–16, at the Georgia World Congress Center.
The ASHRAE Winter Conference features eight conference tracks, tours, social events, and a keynote speech from Grant Imahara, a former host of Discovery Channel’s MythBusters.
The conference presents the latest topics in the HVACR industry through a technical program featuring more than 100 sessions and 300 speakers.
“Technology, operational demands, codes, and design objectives are constantly changing. System designers, manufacturers, representatives, and contractors must continually adapt to a changing industry landscape,” said Corey Metzger, conference chair. “The 2019 ASHRAE Winter Conference will provide a valuable opportunity for the sharing of knowledge and information, and the technical program at the conference will provide a venue for a wide range of presentations and discussion.”
Program tracks include:
• Systems and Equipment
• HVAC&R Fundamentals and Applications
• Construction, Operation and Maintenance of High Performance Systems
• Common System Issues and Misapplications
• The Convergence of Comfort, Indoor Air Quality and Energy Efficiency
• Building Integrated Renewables and Natural Systems
• The Engineer's Role in Architecture
ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) will offer five full-day and 15 half-day seminars taking place during the conference.
New ALI courses include:
• Advanced Designs for Net Zero Buildings
• Solar PV & Thermal System Analysis and Design
• Thermal Energy Storage Systems for Air Conditioning
• Choosing the Right Energy Code for your Project – IECC 2018 or ASHRAE 90.1-2016
• How Smart, Efficient, Sustainable Systems Lead to Improved Resilience