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AHR Expo 2020 Sessions Cover NatRefs, Energy Efficiency and More

The 2020 AHR Expo, a leading trade show for the HVAC&R industry that will take place Feb 3-5 in Orlando, Florida, has announced its full schedule of sessions for the 2020 Education Program, including more than 200 free seminars, new product and technology presentations, professional certifications and continuing education courses. Many sessions pertain to natural refrigerants, energy efficiency and enhanced controls.

This year, the AHR Expo will add a series of HVAC&R trend discussions led by members of the AHR Expo Expert Council. 

“The development of our session schedule is ongoing, and we take careful consideration of discussions happening across the industry to identify pain points, opportunities, trends, etc. where we might offer support and solutions through dedicated sessions,” said Mark Stevens, AHR Expo Show Manager.

AHR Expo is co-sponsored by ASHRAE and AHRI, and is held concurrently with ASHRAE’s Winter Conference. 

The following is a list of sessions grouped by natural and low-GWP refrigerants, energy efficiency, controls and connectivity, training and recruiting, and other.

Natural and Low-GWP Refrigerants

Global Market and Policy Trends for CO2, Hydrocarbons and Ammoni

Hydrocarbon Refrigerants 

State-of-the-Art Refrigeration Technologies with Lower Environmental Impact, Part 1 

State-of-the-Art Refrigeration Technologies with Lower Environmental Impact, Part 2 

Fundamentals of Working With Flammable Refrigerants 

Global Trends in The HVACR Market 

Energy Efficiency

Regulatory Update: The Latest Rulemaking on Refrigerants and Upcoming Efficiency Standards 

Innovative Technologies to Reduce Energy and Water Usage with Water-Cooled Systems 

The BEST Way to Compare HVAC Systems in the Early Project Design Phase 

High Density Adiabatic Cooling for HVAC Applications 

New Eco-Friendly Inverter Controller Boards for Air Conditioners 

ECMs and VFDs: Past, Present, and Future 

No-Nonsense Energy Analysis for HVAC 

Essential Techniques and Calculations for Energy Managers & Commissioning Authorities 

Energy Modeling Best Practices and Applications (code 76) 

The Dirty Truths of Your HVAC Systems 

ESP+ Intuitive Evaporator Control Technology: Efficiency and Control For Refrigeration Systems 

HVAC Retrofit Paradigm Shift: First, Attack Distribution System; Second, Replace Equipment  

Unlocking the Potential of Mini-Split Heat Pumps: Maximizing Energy Savings Through Selection, Installation and Controls 

Advanced Designs for Net Zero Buildings (code 67) 

Controls and Connectivity

HVAC as a Service – How Soon is Now? 

Connected Refrigeration: Improve Installation Performances & Reduce Environmental Impact 

Next Generation HVAC Controls: Open Discussion For Open Future 

Digital Controllers for Commercial Refrigeration 

Wireless IoT Retrofit Kit for Measuring The Real Time Thermodynamic Performance of Chillers 

The Next Generation of Wireless Pressure Monitoring for Refrigerant Applications 

Air-Cooled Chiller Noise Control 

Networked VRF Leak Detectors for Improved Occupant Safety 

Training and Recruiting

Recruit, Train and Keep Professional Technician

Skilled Labor! Overcome the Shortage to Protect Your Business 

Pulling More Women into the Ranks of Smart Buildings Leadership 


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