AHRI Presents Free Educational Sessions at AHR Expo

October 26, 2018
: Monica Cardenas

Arlington, Va. — The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) will host three educational sessions at the AHR Expo, taking place January 14–16, 2019, in Atlanta, Ga. The sessions are free and no pre-registration is required.

AHRI Directory of Certified Product Performance — Workshop
Tuesday, 1/15/19, 1:00 PM — 4:00 PM
Convention Center Room B214

The Importance of Humidity in Modern Buildings (1 LU Hour)
Tuesday, 1/15/2019, 9:00 AM — 10:00 AM
Convention Center Room B316

Attendees will learn about the importance of humidity control within buildings, especially as it pertains to human health and wellness, and industrial applications. Topics include an introduction to humidity and humidity measurement, the causes of seasonal dryness, an overview of applications, and the impact of humidity on occupants.

Learning Objectives
Fundamental humidity control terminology
The cause of dryness in buildings
The impact of humidity on process applications
The impact of humidity on human health

Safety, Innovation, and Other Benefits of CSST in Residential and Commercial Applications
Tuesday, 1/15/2019, 2:30 PM — 3:30 PM
Convention Center Room B313A

Attendees will learn about corrugated stainless steel tubing’s (CSST) relative safety, innovation, and other benefits as compared to traditional steel gas tubing installation. The presentation will highlight the advantages of using CSST in both residential and commercial applications, comparing CSST to other types of gas piping used in similar applications.

Variable Frequency Drives: Method of Test and a Case Study (1 LU Hour)
Tuesday, 1/15/2019, 4:00 PM — 5:00 PM
Convention Center Room B313A

Attendees will learn how Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) can improve energy efficiency. Topics will include an introduction to VFD, a summary of certification to AHRI 1210 and introduction to ASHRAE 222, followed by a case study demonstrating energy savings.

Learning Objectives
Identify components to a VFD
Describe how a VFD operates and recognize the various torque demands on a VFD
Understand the energy savings of using a VFD
Identify the rating conditions of AHRI Standard 1210/1211
List steps of setting up a laboratory VFD test

The full schedule is available here.

About AHRI

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) is the trade association representing manufacturers of air conditioning, heating, commercial refrigeration, and water heating equipment. An internationally recognized advocate for the industry, AHRI develops standards for and certifies the performance of many of these products. AHRI's 300+ member companies manufacture quality, efficient, and innovative residential and commercial air conditioning, space heating, water heating, and commercial refrigeration equipment and components for sale in North America and around the world.



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