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ASHRAE’s 2010 Winter Conference (December 01, 2009)

December 1, 2009
By Canadian Consulting Engineer


The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) is holding its 2010 Winter Conference at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida, January 23-27, 2010.

The accompanying AHR Expo of products will take place January 25-27 at the Orange County Convention Centre in Orlando.

Following is just a small selection from hundreds of sessions in the ASHRAE Technical Program. For full details and to register, see, or call 1-800-527-4723.

Sunday, January 24

8:00 a.m. Acoustics in High Performance Buildings

8:00 a.m. Don’t let your BIM Go Boom. Dealing with Liability Issues of BIM. 11 a.m. High Density Cooling Issues Update.

Monday, January 25

8:00 a.m. Overview (Part 1), ASHRAE Standard 189.1P for the Design of High Performance Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings.

11.00 a.m. Recent Advances in Thermal Storage.

11.00 a.m. Solving Moisture Problems Created by Energy Retrofits (chaired by Alex McGowan, P. Eng. of Levelton, Victoria, B.C.).

2.00 p.m. (Orange County Convention Centre) Construction Management. Open Session.

Tuesday, January 26

8:00 a.m. Which BIM Interoperability Schemes Are Most Appropriate for Different Types of Building Energy Design?

11.00 a.m. High Performance HVAC Systems in LEED Platinum Projects. 11.00 a.m. Economics, Energy and CO2 Savings of Combined Heat and Power Systems.

11.00 a.m. Humidity Control Solutions for High Performing Buildings (chaired by Ray Sinclair, RWDI, Guelph, Ont.).

11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. Poster Session.

Wednesday, January 27

8.00 a.m. Advances in Refrigerants and Secondary Coolants.

9.45 a.m. Chilled Water Plant Retrofits for Optimization and Reduction in Energy.

11.00 a.m. Impact of Ventilation Air Strategies on Ground Source Heat Pump Systems.


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