ASHRAE Journal - February 2013 - S2

Welcome Messages
Welcome to ACREX India 2013

Messages from ISHRAE, ASHRAE
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s the president of The Indian Society of Heating,
Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers
(ISHRAE) and on behalf of its members, it is my privilege
to extend a warm welcome to all the exhibitors, visitors,
delegates and guests to the 14th International Exhibition on
Air Conditioning, Refrigeration and Building Services—
ACREX India 2013, March 7 – 9, 2013 in Mumbai.
The Indian HVAC&R industry
has been growing steadily over the
last 15 years at a healthy two-digit
rate, opening up new markets for
state-of-the-art technologies, systems, equipment and services. This
expanding market has attracted the
interest of many overseas companies, who have set foot through joint
ventures, acquisitions and wholly
Choudhury
owned subsidiaries with large investments in plants and machinery. Many overseas companies
that are not present in India are keen to showcase their
products and services as part of their export growth strategy.
ACREX provides an ideal platform for this purpose.
The growing international recognition of ISHRAE and
ACREX is evident by many recent developments, notable
among these being: endorsement of ACREX India 2013
by ASHRAE, certification of ACREX by the U.S. Department of Commerce, signing of MOU between ISHRAE
and REHVA, AHRI and the Chinese Association of
Refrigeration (CAR).
On the domestic front, ACREX India 2013 is supported
by IGBC, AIACRA, FSAI, International Fenestration
Forum, CCSI and RAMA among others.
In addition to product displays, ACREX India 2013 also
features a series of high quality workshops on subjects such
as health care, data centers, IAQ, ventilation and fire security. The workshops will be conducted by leading world
experts with active participation of ASHRAE and REHVA.
and will present a unique hands-on learning experience to
practicing HVAC&R and building services professionals.
I express my best wishes and a sense of gratitude to a
large galaxy of partners, exhibitors, visitors, delegates,
guests, the organizing team and the producer of the show,
UBM India, for planning ACREX India 2013 to be a
memorable and successful experience for all.
Sushil K. Choudhury,
2012 – 13 National President, ISHRAE

S2

A

s president of ASHRAE, I am pleased to welcome
you to ACREX India 2013.
ASHRAE is pleased to endorse ACREX India 2013,
which provides a way for members of the built environment
industry to learn about new technologies and how their application can benefit the public through improved design,
construction and operation of buildings and systems.
This year, ASHRAE is emphasizing that engineers and those who
install and maintain new technologies are the leaders in sustainable
practices in our communities. I am
concentrating on how the three focal
points of technology, applications
and people combine to develop stronger, more sustainable communities.
Our technology needs to consider
Watson
many issues: climate, culture, how
people think about air conditioning, how dependent a
society is on refrigeration, and economics. In my country,
and in each of your communities, we must consider our
resources, the technical education of the labor force and
the infrastructure available to us. These are the challenges
we face in balancing what our technology offers with what
people want and what people can afford. In many cases, we
have not yet achieved the balance needed to meet the needs
of all of the communities throughout the world that we serve.
ACREX India 2013 provides a vehicle by which we
can bring together technology, applications and people to
meet those needs. The event is very important to ASHRAE
because it creates an audience with which our Society can
share its technical guidance. ASHRAE has a large role to
play in our global environment, and our members here in
India are a vital part of that role. With seven chapters and
more than 800 members, India remains in our top 10 countries based on number of members. This demonstrates that
our members and the built environment industry in India
are eager to be leaders in the application of sustainable design and practices in our communities worldwide. ACREX
2013 India is an important venue to reach out to the built
environment community in the Indian and Asian markets.
ASHRAE and its more than 53,600 members around
the world encourage you to take full advantage of this
event! Thank you for taking part.
Tom Watson,
2012 – 13 President, ASHRAE
February 2013



ASHRAE Journal - February 2013

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ASHRAE Journal - February 2013

Contents
Commentary
Industry News
Letters
Meetings and Shows
Feature Articles
R-22 Hard Act to Follow: Ammonia Low-Pressure Receiver Systems
Long-Term Commercial GSHP Performance: Part 7: Achieving Quality
Thermally Active Floors: Part 2: Design
Future of DCV for Commercial Kitchens
Standing Columns and Special Sections
Building Sciences
Emerging Technologies
ACREX India 2013 Show Guide
Refrigeration Applications
InfoCenter
Data Centers
IAQ Applications
Special Products
Classified Advertising
Advertisers Index
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ASHRAE Journal - February 2013 - Commentary
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ASHRAE Journal - February 2013 - Industry News
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ASHRAE Journal - February 2013 - Letters
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ASHRAE Journal - February 2013 - Meetings and Shows
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ASHRAE Journal - February 2013 - R-22 Hard Act to Follow: Ammonia Low-Pressure Receiver Systems
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ASHRAE Journal - February 2013 - Long-Term Commercial GSHP Performance: Part 7: Achieving Quality
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ASHRAE Journal - February 2013 - Thermally Active Floors: Part 2: Design
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ASHRAE Journal - February 2013 - Emerging Technologies
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ASHRAE Journal - February 2013 - ACREX India 2013 Show Guide
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ASHRAE Journal - February 2013 - Refrigeration Applications
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ASHRAE Journal - February 2013 - Data Centers
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ASHRAE Journal - February 2013 - IAQ Applications
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ASHRAE Journal - February 2013 - Special Products
ASHRAE Journal - February 2013 - Classified Advertising
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