ASHRAE releases conference technical program details

The technical program for the 2020 ASHRAE Winter Conference, to be held February 1 to 5, in Orlando, Fla., is now available online and in the ASHRAE 365 app.

The conference’s technical program offers over 100 technical sessions, 300 speakers, and more than 150 PDHs. Registration for the conference provides entry to the co-sponsored AHR Expo, which is being from held February 3 to 5.

The five-day event includes eight conference tracks, selected to represent areas of focus common among ASHRAE membership.

Conference 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 will also offer three free Residential Buildings “mini-tracks” and three Refrigeration and Refrigerants track sessions on February 3, while the 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

PDH’s are available to attendees who attend any of the technical sessions or ALI courses.

Anyone wishing to sit for an ASHRAE Certification exam must register by January 10. Exams will be administered on February 5 in the key fields of: Building Operations, Commissioning, Energy Assessment, Energy Modeling, Healthcare Facility Design, High-Performance Building Design, and HVAC Design.