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Join ASHRAE in Chicago Registration Fees Online registration is open at Register by Dec. 31 to save $160. Once online registration is completed, registrants receive an email confirmation from Housing The Palmer House Hilton serves as the ASHRAE Headquarters Hotel. Housing information has been mailed to all ASHRAE committee members. Those who serve on an ASHRAE committee and did not receive housing information, notify ASHRAE at Those who do not serve on an ASHRAE committee and want to stay at the Palmer House must check the housing box on the registration form and the ASHRAE housing link will be e-mailed. Rates at the Palmer House are $164. Technical Program The Technical Program features more papers (research and applications) and sessions on current practices than recent programs. In addition there is a new “mini-conference” on Installation, Operation & Maintenance of HVAC Systems built within the Technical Program. The O&M mini-conference is scheduled on Sunday and Monday. Addtionally, the tracks feature the following sessions in the tech program: Energy Efficiency track: “DOAS Parallel Systems, Configuration and Control” and “Case Studies: New Equipment and Applications” Energy Modeling Applications track: “Integrated Multi-domain Simulations for Innovative Building Design and Operation” High Performance Buildings track: “Advanced Control and Diagnostic Techniques for Efficient Operation of High Performance Buildings,” “UK Perspectives on Incentives for Technologies to Reduce Energy Use,” “Thermal Displacement Ventilation Applications for High Performance Buildings” HVAC&R Fundamentals and Applications track: “How to Specify Seismic Certification,” “Loads on the Move: Mobile Apps” HVAC&R Systems and Equipment track: “Chicago Smackdown: Air-Source vs. Ground Source or Best Practices for Air-Source vs. Ground-Source Heat Pump Systems,” “Water-Cooled VRF Systems: An Introduction,” “Back to Basics: Selection of Proper Chiller Technology” Integrated Design track: “Streamlining BIM through Open Information Exchanges,” “Advancing the “I” in BIM” Professional Skills track: “Protecting Your Design Against Changing Requirements,” “Increase the Impact of Your Presentation” Refrigeration track: “Industrial Refrigeration Worst Practices,” “MagnetoCaloric Refrigeration: Are You Attracted to Cool Ideas?,” “Advancements and Trends in Low Global Warming Impact Technologies” Specialized Applications – Healthcare, Laboratories, and Data Centers track: “Optimizing Cleanrooms for High Performance, Energy Reduction and Sustainability,” “Liquid Cooling Technologies to Enable High Density and Improve Energy Efficiency of Information Technology Data Center Facilities” Schedule at a Glance Saturday, Jan. 21 ....... 3:15 p.m. .................Plenary Session 6:30 p.m. .................Welcome Party Sunday, Jan. 22 ......... 8 a.m.–4:45 p.m. .....Technical Program Monday, Jan. 23......... 8 a.m.–3:45 ..............Technical Program 10 a.m.–6 p.m. .........AHR Expo Noon–2 p.m. .............President’s Luncheon Evening .....................Regional Dinners Tuesday, Jan. 24 ........ 8 a.m.–4:45 p.m. ......Technical Program 10 a.m.–11:30 a.m. ..Life Member Brunch 10 a.m.–6 p.m. .........AHR Expo 6:15 p.m. .................Members Night Out Wednesday, Jan. 25 ... 8 a.m.–12:30 p.m. ....Technical Program 10 a.m.–4 p.m. .........AHR Expo The Chicago Virtual Conference is a part of your paid Conference registration. The Virtual Conference provides on-demand access to all speakers’ audio presentations synced to their presentations. This includes all Conference paper and technical paper sessions (papers not included) as well as seminars. Podcasts and PDF note copies of the speakers’ presentations available for download. Attendees and speakers can post comments on the presentations for a two-week period. Not attending the Chicago Conference? Register for the Virtual Conference only. Get a year’s worth of PDHs, NY PDHs, AIA LUs and LEED AP credits by attending the Chicago Conference Technical Program. ASHRAE tracks your attendance at technical program sessions and summarizes continuing education credits. Certain sessions may be acceptable for ASHRAE certification renewal. Also, self-study credits may be earned through the Virtual Conference (check with your provider). AHR Expo® Be More Efficient. Welcome to the World’s Largest HVACR Marketplace. 35,000+ buyers*, 1,900+ exhibiting companies*, 37 sponsoring and endorsing associations*, 140+ educational sessions*, visitors from 131 countries. They will all be at the 2012 AHR Expo in Chicago—where the HVAC&R industry comes to buy, sell, network and learn. It’s the classic destination that will attract industry professionals from up north, down south, coastto-coast and from around the world. Be there to see, touch and compare the very newest and most energy efficient HVAC&R products available anywhere. Tours ASHRAE Conference technical tours give you a first-hand look at technology developed by members to further the industry. Tours include the North Central College Residential and Recreation Center, Loyola University Information Commons, the University of Chicago Mansueto Library and Rush University Medical Center Central Energy Plant. Or take one of ASHRAE’s two general tours, taking advantage of the opportunity to get a glimpse of Chicago or dive into a chocolate wonderland with a tour focusing on chocolate Chicago! Yum! ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) ALI provides real-world training presented by industry-recognized subject matter experts. In Chicago, you can choose from five all-day courses and 14 half-day courses to help you stay current on HVAC technology, including how to apply the newest ASHRAE standards. You can also earn PDHs and other continuing education credits by attending. Among the courses you can take at the Winter Conference or AHR Expo are new ones on the basics of combined heating and power systems, applying Standard 62.1-2010 and applying Standard 90.1-2010. ALI courses are approved for renewal of professional engineer and professional architect licenses, as well as for industry certification programs.

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