Registration is open for the 2020 ASHRAE Winter Conference, to be held Feb. 1-5 at the Hilton Orlando. Registration for the conference provides entry to the co-sponsored AHR Expo, held Feb. 3-5 at the Orange County Convention Center.
The ASHRAE Winter Conference features eight conference tracks, tours, social events and a keynote speech from retired NFL referee Ed Hochuli.
The conference presents the latest topics in the HVAC&R industry through a technical program featuring more than 100 sessions and 300 speakers.
"The 2020 ASHRAE Winter Conference will feature a strong technical program including presentations and discussions on best design practices and standards, incorporation of innovative technologies, and cutting edge approaches applicable to a wide range of buildings-related engineers, architects, and professionals," said Melanie Derby, conference chair.
Program tracks include:
- HVAC&R Fundamentals and Applications
- Systems and Equipment
- Refrigeration and Refrigerants
- Cutting Edge Approaches
- High Efficiency Design and Operation
- Big Data and Smart Controls
- Ventilation, IAQ and Air Distribution Systems
- Standards, Guidelines and Codes
ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) will offer four full-day seminars and 17 half-day short courses during the conference.
New ALI courses include:
- Guideline 36: Best in Class HVAC Control Sequences
- Complying with Standard 90.1-2019
- Installing DDC Control Systems
- IgCC and ASHRAE Standard 189.1 Technical Provisions
- Principles of Building Commissioning: ASHRAE Guideline 0 and Standard 202
- ASHRAE Cold Climate Design
- V in HVAC – What, Why, Where, How, and How Much
Apply by Jan. 10 to sit for an ASHRAE Certification exam. Exams will be administered on Feb. 5 in these key fields: Building Operations, Commissioning, Energy Assessment, Energy Modeling, Healthcare Facility Design, High-Performance Building Design, and HVAC Design, a new program.
The AHR Expo hosts more than 1,800 exhibitors and attracts crowds of 65,000 industry professionals worldwide. ASHRAE Winter Conference registrants will have full access to the AHR Expo with a conference badge.
In addition, ASHRAE conducts more than 600 meetings during the course of the conference, with over 100 specific technical topics in HVAC&R technology addressed. The meetings are open to the public.
Take advantage of early bird registration savings through Oct. 27. For complete conference and expo information, visit the 2020 ASHRAE Winter Conference and the AHR Expo websites.