2013 AHR Expo Educational Program Offers Over 100 Sessions, Workshops, Exams & Presentations


Ranging from educational sessions about cloud computing to workshops on “Dead Men’s Steam School”, there will be an abundance of valuable learning opportunities for the thousands of HVACR professionals attending the 2013 AHR Expo in Dallas, January 28-30.

Nearly 100 educational sessions, workshops, certification exams and product presentations designed to provide HVACR professionals with information and insights to help them improve their businesses and perform their jobs more effectively will be offered during the world’s largest HVACR trade show. Many of the sessions are sponsored by the industry’s leading associations and several offer certification and continuing education credits.

More than three-dozen free educational sessions covering a variety of critical topics will be offered during the first two days of the Show. These sessions will range from technical to basic topics, as well as sessions on industry trends and new technologies.

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In addition to these free educational sessions, ASHRAE will be presenting 14 half-day short courses and 2 full-day Professional Development Seminars – each requiring a tuition fee - at the Dallas Convention Center beginning on Sunday, January 27 through Tuesday, January 29. These sessions are in addition to the educational program being offered by ASHRAE during its Winter Conference at the Sheraton Dallas hotel.

For more information on the ASHRAE programs go to http://www.ashrae.org/education--certification/2013-dallas-winter-conference-courses

Rounding out the AHR Expo Educational Program are two half-day technical workshops sponsored by BNP on Tuesday featuring industry gurus Dan Holohan and John Siegenthaler. The programs are:

  • Tuesday 8:30am - PM Live: Small Scale Hydronic Cooling Options
  • Tuesday 1:00pm - PM Live: Dead Men s Steam School

In conjunction with AHR Expo, there will also be various certification programs and exams available to Show attendees. The exams include the ASHRAE Certification Programs, CxA Workshop and Exam (AABC Commissioning Group), HVAC Review and Nate Testing, and the LonMark Professional Certification.

In addition to all of the educational sessions, the 50,000+ AHR Expo attendees will also have the opportunity to get a sneak preview of the latest HVACR products and technologies at the New Product Technology Theaters. There will be a variety of presentations in three theaters ranging from such topics as How New Field Service Solution Dramatically Drives Profitability to Bio Gas Energy Reclamation. These sessions are free and will take place during all three days of the Show.

“We work closely with the industry’s leading organizations to ensure that our comprehensive education program has something for everyone,” said Clay Stevens, president of International Exposition Company (IEC), which produces and manages the AHR Expo. “AHR Expo is the only venue in the world where HVACR professionals can benefit from so many educational opportunities and see so many new products and technologies – all under one roof.”

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