Canadian Consulting Engineer

ASHRAE in Dallas

TECHNICAL TOURS

December 1, 2006   Canadian Consulting Engineer

TECHNICAL TOURS

* Underwriters Laboratories’ new 16,000 sq. ft. testing facility. Monday, January 29, 2:15-5 p.m.

* Texas Instruments’ semiconductor manufacturing facility. Tuesday, January 30, 1:30-5 p.m.

TECHNICAL SESSIONS

SUNDAY, JANUARY 28

7:45-9:15 a.m.

* Numerical Modeling of Noise and Vibration in HVAC Systems

* Big Opportunities for Energy Savings and Emission Reductions

* Case Studies in Humidity Control, Part 1

* CHP: New Energy Efficiency Tools for Sustainable Building Design

* Latest Practices of Energy Conservation, Ventilation and Pressurization in Cleanroom and Laboratory Facilities

* Performance Validation and Properties of Active and Multifunctional Faades and Building Structures

* Ventilation and IAQ in Apartment Buildings

* Unitary Air Conditioners

9:30-10:30 a.m

Technical Plenary Speaker

Dennis Dimick, Executive Editor, National Geographic magazine

10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m

* How Low Can You Go? Low-Energy Buildings through Integrated Design

* Applications of Computer Simulation in High Performance Buildings

* Combustion Noise in Heating Equipment

* Design for Multi-zone Residential Forced-Air Systems

* Energy Efficient Design for Outside Air Systems, Pt.1

* Exergy and Energy Security for Sustainability

* Reset Strategies for VAV Systems

* Sustainable District Energy: University Combined Heat and Power Systems

1:30-3:00 p.m.

* Absorption/Sorption Heat Pumps and Refrigeration

* Liquid Cooling in Data Centers

* Energy and Sustainability in Europe

* First Time at an ASHRAE Meeting? This Seminar’s for You!

* Innovative Gas-Phase Cleaning Technologies

* Integrating Simulation into Building Design Process

* Changing Handbook and What to Expect

* Natural Refrigerants in Water Chilling

3:15-4:45 p.m.

* Estate Planning Fundamentals

* European Energy Efficiency in Buildings

* Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating Issues

MONDAY, JANUARY 29

7:45-9:15 a.m.

* High Density Cooling Update, Pt.1

* Computer Modeling of Fenestration Performance

* Learning from History: It’s All Been Done Before: Pt.1

* Achieving 50% and Beyond: Towards Net-Zero-Energy Use in Buildings, Pt.1

* HVAC&R Research

* Persistence of Commissioning Savings

* The eGreening of ASHRAE: Practical Solutions

* The Future of Standard 62.1?

9:30-10:30 a.m.

* High Density Cooling, Pt.2

* Learning from History, Pt.2

* Energy Efficient Design for Outside Air Systems, Pt.2

* HVAC&R Research

* Issues with Immiscible Lubricant Systems

* Resolving Fan/Motor Vibration Problems

* Viability of Renewable Energy Use for High Rise Buildings?

* What topics for a Credentialing Program in Health Care Facility Design?

10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

* Advances in Commercial Refrigeration Equipment and Systems

* Integrated Building Design and Building Vulnerability

* Moisture Management in Energy Efficient Homes

* Achieving a 50% Approach to Net-Zero-Energy Use in Buildings, Pt.2

* Building Automation Systems for Hospitals

* Design and Energy Considerations for Justice Facilities

* Fire Suppression, Detection and Instrumentation in Tunnels

* Multi-Chiller Sequencing: Strategies for Sustainability

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

*At Dallas Convention Center

* Back To Basics: Practical Guide to Vibration Control*

* Design Alternatives for Short Circuit Commercial Kitchen Hood Applications*

* Distinguished Lecturer Series: Worst Practice Lessons for Future Quality*

* Energy Efficient Ventilation Systems*

1:00-2:30 p.m.

*At Dallas Convention Center

* Stay Cool and Green: Indirect Evaporative Cooling*

* Sustainable Ventilation Systems for Commercial and Institutional Buildings*

* Ground Source Heat Pumps for Schools*

* What’s New in BACnet?*

3:00-5:00 p.m.

*At Dallas Convention Center

Public Session – Free Admission

Strategies for Low Energy Efficient Buildings*

TUESDAY, JANUARY 30

7:45-9:15 a.m.

* Innovations and Advances in Air Distribution

* A Walk on the Thermal Side: Moving CHP into the Mainstream

* Applications of Radiant Systems

* Case Studies in Humidity Control, Pt.2

* Environmental Health: Particulate Matter Sources, Health Effects and Control Strategies

* Modeling Hazardous Pollutants Near Buildings

* Saving Capital and Operating Costs using TES

* Trends in Laboratory Design: Convergence

9:30-10:30 a.m.

* Measurement and Modeling of Indoor Environmental Quality of Animal Buildings, Pt.1

* Software Tools and Methodologies for Enhanced Building Operation

* Distinguished Lecturer: Ethics and Economics of Energy Conservation

* Impact of Improper Quality Control in Design, Lack of Adequate Commissioning

* Cooling High Density Electronic Equipment

* Low-Exergy Buildings

* Practical Approach to Green Water Systems

10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

* Measurement and Modeling of Indoor Environmental Quality of Animal Buildings, Pt.2

* Case Studies of HEPA Filters, design and installation

* Effects of Sprinklers on Smoke Control

* Hospital Waiting Room Ventilation and Minimizing Risk of Airborne Infection

* Refrigerant Forecast for Servicing Unitary AC for the Next Decade and Beyond

* Microchannel Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow

* District Energy Systems in Texas

11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Poster Session

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

*At Dallas Convention Center

* EPAct Building Tax Deductions*

* Fundamentals of Ultraviolet Light for IEQ and HVAC Applications*

* Hydronic Systems Control*

* Mechanical Insulations*

1:00-2:00 p.m.

*At Dallas Convention Center

* Distinguished Lecturer: Future of an Energized HVAC&R Industry*

* How to Form a Design Team for Sustainable Results*

* Installation Issues with Unitary Equipment*

* Instantaneous Water Heaters: Energy Solutions or Problem Creators?*

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 31

7:45-9:15 a.m.

* Ventilation in Hot and Humid Clim
ates

* ASHRAE and ASES Views on Solar in Zero-Energy Footprint Buildings

* Emerging Wireless Technologies Pt.1: Basics

* Dedicated Outdoor Air Systems

* Refrigerated Storage and Transport Systems

* Sustainability in Facilities that May Require Quarantine Stations

* Sustaining Equipment through Earthquakes and High Winds

* Equation Solvers for Simulation

* Data Center Cooling

* Advanced Cycles and Systems for Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Power

9:30-10:30 a.m.

* Bridging the Gap from Design to Operations for Building Sustainability, Pt.1

* Emerging Wireless Technologies Pt. 2

* HVAC Controls In Response to Extraordinary Events: What Research Is Needed?

* How Sustainable are Various Green Programs?

* Training Commissioning Providers

* Will 90.1 Help to Conserve Fan Energy?

10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

* Bridging the Gap from Design to Operations, Pt.2

* Air Filtration Media for Residential and Commercial Applications

* Enhancing building performance by Exergy Analysis

* Heat Pumps: Rags to Riches

* IEEE 519 and Adjustable Frequency Drive Harmonics

* Risk Management of Infectious Airborne Diseases

* Enforcing Test and Balance Specifications

* Property Needs for Natural Refrigerants


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