2004 ASHRAE Winter Meeting Guide


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WEDNESDAY, JAN. 28

Seminar 49 A New Classroom Acoustics Standard... But What about Portable Classrooms?
Wednesday, 8 am to 10 am, Rm. 212A/B
This session discusses issues concerning the acoustics of portable classrooms.

Seminar 50 Advances in "Cool" Roofing
Wednesday, 8 am to 10 am, Rm. 213D
This seminar describes how color impacts roof performance, reviews new pigment technologies, describes products and tools that are available to estimate energy efficiency, and looks at proposed code impacts.

Seminar 51 Atrium Smoke Management Case Studies
Wednesday, 8 am to 10 am, Rm. 213A
The design of smoke management systems for large spaces like building atria requires integration of architectural, mechanical and fire protection features.

Seminar 52 Basics of Load Calculations
Wednesday, 8 am to 10 am, Rm. 210A/B
This seminar addresses fundamentals of current load calculation technology.

Seminar 53 Experiences and Lessons Learned from Recent Radiant Cooling Projects
Wednesday, 8 am to 10 am, Rm. 208B
This program features recent U.S. applications of the technology from the standpoint of designers and installers.

Seminar 54 Experiences in Commissioning Thermal Energy Storage Systems
Wednesday, 8 am to 10 am, Rm. 211A/B
This session provides real-world examples of the benefits of commissioning in bringing TES installations into service with optimum performance.

Seminar 55 Pressure Diagnostics in Commercial Buildings, Hospitals, and Laboratories
Wednesday, 8 am to 10 am, Rm. 303C/D
This seminar discusses how pressure balancing is performed in commercial buildings, hospitals , and laboratories.

Seminar 56 Sustainable Design for All: The Tools on Your Desktop
Wednesday, 8 am to 10 am, Rm. 209A
This seminar illustrates the use of readily available tools to evaluate building sustainability. It aims to show that sustainable design is not something that "someone else does," and that the tools are readily available for all.

Symposium AN-04-11 Fire and Smoke Control Practice and Research: IBC and NFPA
Wednesday, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm, Rm. 213A
Papers in this symposium summarize smoke control provisions of Section 909 of the 2000 International Building Code; examine a study of the consequences of improperly propped-open stairwell doors on tenability conditions in buildings; describe the smoke control aspects of naturally ventilated high-rise office buildings in a moderate climate; and discuss the ASHRAE and National Research Council Canada research that evaluates the effect of fires involving communication cables installed in air-handling plenums.

Seminar 57 A Practical Approach to Achieving Water Conservation
Wednesday, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm, Rm. 209A
This seminar presents practical approaches to water conservation for cooling systems.

Seminar 58 Automated Commissioning Tools
Wednesday, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm, Rm. 212A/B
This seminar describes international efforts to develop and implement automated commissioning tools.

Seminar 59 Building Envelope Moisture Intrusion Issues and Corrective Actions
Wednesday, 10:15 am - 12:15 pm, Rm. 303C/D
This seminar explores the basic and applied science of preventing and correcting moisture intrusion into buildings.

Seminar 60 Emerging Web Applications for HVAC and Energy Industries
Wednesday, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm, Rm. 208B
This seminar presents several Web-based applications developed for the HVAC and energy industries, including systems for downloading engineering data from equipment manufacturers and accessing real-time facility information for remote monitoring and control.

Seminar 61 Next Generation Packaged CHP Systems
Wednesday, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm, Rm. 210A/B
Several system integrators have developed engineered, packaged and/or modular solutions to applying cooling, heating and power (CHP) systems systems. This seminar presents the development and application of four next generation CHP systems.

Seminar 62 System Performance of Variable-Speed Fans, Pumps and Compressors
Wednesday, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm, Rm. 211A/B
This seminar investigates the effects of applying variable speed drive technology to several types of applications.

Seminar 63 UV Light Efficacy on Biological Particles: Does It Work?
Wednesday, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm, Rm. 213D
This seminar addresses specific HVAC applications of UVC.


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