MONDAY, JANUARY 26
Symposium AN-04-07 Absorption/Sorption Heat Pumps and Refrigeration Systems
Monday, 8 am to 10 am, Rm. 209A
This symposium focuses on absorption heat pumps and other heat pumps driven primarily by heat.
Symposium AN-04-08 Pumping, Piping, and Water Quality Issues for GSHPs
Monday, 8 am to 10 am, Rm. 208B
This symposium provides information on piping, pumping, and water quality issues related to the design and operation of ground source heat pumps (GSHP).
Seminar 22 Achieving Design Quality: A Business and Management Program for Designers, Part 1
Monday, 8 am to 10 am, Rm. 210C/D
This seminar addresses how to achieve design quality through each phase of the design and construction process.
Seminar 23 Commercial Kitchen Ventilation: A Rooftop Perspective
Monday, 8 am to 10 am, Rm. 212A/B
This seminar takes a rooftop view of system design, discussing fundamentals of exhaust fan application, new fan technologies, grease loading and its mitigation, effluent/odor control through high-velocity discharge, and the application of energy-efficient makeup air heating and cooling equipment.
Seminar 24 Compressors in Transcritical CO2 Systems
Monday, 8 am to 10 am, Rm. 211A/B
This seminar presents experimental results on the design and performance differences between a system operating with transcritical CO2 and a traditional subcritical system with emphasis on the compressor.
Seminar 25 Exhaust and Intake Design Issues
Monday, 8 am to 10 am, Rm. 208A
The seminar addresses the latest issues in exhaust and intake design.
Seminar 26 Silver Lining Found in Poor Operation and Maintenance Procedures
Monday, 8 am to 10 am, Rm. 303C/D
This seminar discusses a variety of facility types having problems with IAQ, excess energy consumption and occupant complaints due to improper or poor operation and maintenance procedures.
Seminar 27 TEGA Issues Update, HVAC Excellence in Federal Buildings
Monday, 8 am to 12:15 pm, Rm. 210A/B
In 2001, ASHRAE signed a partnering agreement with the General Services Administration (GSA), the nation's largest landlord managing approximately 500 million square feet. GSA has published the HVAC excellence initiative, enhancing design and integration of building systems. This seminar addresses that initiative, GSA HVAC criteria, mold-moisture control, energy budgets, and the new Energy Bill.
Seminar 28 Toward More Efficient Refrigerated Display Cases and Vending Equipment
Monday, 8 am to 10 am, Rm. 213D
This session evaluates four efforts to understand the sources of energy inefficiencies in refrigerated supermarket equipment.
Forum 11 What Advances in Leak- tight Design and Construction Are Required for R and A/C Equipment?
Monday, 8 am to 8:50 am, Rm.213B
In order to meet the EPA requirements for leak-tight systems, manufacturers, installers, and maintenance personnel must be able to understand and apply specific tools. Some of these tools do not lend themselves for use in the field.
Forum 12 What Do Contractors and End-users Feel Is Missing from the Handbook for Residential and Small Building Applications?
Monday, 8 am to 8:50 am, Rm. 213C
The ASHRAE Handbook contains chapters on the application of HVAC in residences, retail facilities, and commercial and public buildings. TC 9.5, Residential and Small Building Applications, seeks input to determine a direction that it can take in contributing to the Handbook.
Forum 13 What Is Needed to Make the Handbooks More Designer Friendly?
Monday, 9 am to 9:50 am, Rm. 213C
This forum seeks input from attendees to help guide and focus improvements in the ASHRAE Handbook.
Forum 14 Refrigerant Leaks and EPA Compliance
Monday, 9 am to 9:50 am, Rm. 213B
Federal leak rate requirements apply to systems that contain 50 lbs. or more of refrigerant. Manufacturers and service personnel are required to meet these requirements. This forum reviews those regulations and educates users in applying them.
Seminar 29 Achieving Design Quality: A Business and Management Program for Designers, Part 2
Monday, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm, Rm. 210C/D
See Seminar 22 (Part 2).
Seminar 30 Chiller System Life Cycle Costing/ Procurement
Monday, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm, Rm. 212A/B
This seminar highlights the life cycle cost methodology for designing, procuring and purchasing chilled water systems.
Seminar 31 Fan System Assessment Tool and Qualified Specialist Training: Model for Increasing Industrial Fan System Efficiency
Monday, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm, Rm. 208A
To help end users of industrial fan systems realize energy savings opportunities, DOE and AMCA are developing a fan system assessment tool (FSAT) and qualified FSAT specialist training program.
Seminar 32 Hydraulic Shock and Its Destructive Effect on Refrigeration Systems
Monday, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm, Rm. 213D
This seminar alerts engineers to hydraulic shock causes and effects in both ammonia and R-22 systems.
Seminar 33 Modeling the Dispersion of Chemical or Biological Contaminants, Part 2
Monday, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm, Rm. 213A
See Seminar 5 (Part 2).
Seminar 34 Building Performance and Post Occupancy Evaluation: Experience in the UK and Opportunities for ASHRAE
Monday, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm, Rm. 303C/D
This seminar reviews the experience in the UK of post occupancy evaluation of recently completed buildings, and discusses potential areas where ASHRAE could lead activities in North America.
Seminar 35 Refrigeration Load Calculations
Monday, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm, Rm. 208B
This seminar highlights load calculations considerations for unique or complicated refrigerated spaces.
Seminar 36 Using Air-to-Air Energy Recovery to Comply with 90.1 and Score with LEED
Monday, 10:15 am to 12:15 pm, Rm. 209A
This seminar introduces techniques to meet requirements of ASHRAE Standards 62 and 90.1, the International Energy Conservation Code, and the International Building Code, while also gaining credits for LEED and Energy Star certification.
Forum 15 Fabric Ductwork: What Information Does an Engineer Need to Design a Fabric Air Distribution Device Application?
Monday, 10:15 am to 11:05 pm, Rm. 213C
This forum explores the needs of engineers to design a successful application using fabric air distribution devices.
Forum 16 Is IAQ in Commercial Kitchens an Issue?
Monday, 10:15 am to 11:05 pm, Rm. 213A/B
There has been little research done on IAQ in commercial kitchens. This forum will measure the interest levels and explore whether this topic is viable for research.
Forum 17 What Do Engineers and Contractors Want from Residential Load Calculations?
Monday, 10:15 am to 11:05 pm, Rm. 211A/B
ASHRAE Research Project 1199, Updating the ASHRAE/ACCA Residential Heating and Cooling Load Calculation Procedures and Data, is working toward strengthening residential sizing methods. This forum seeks comment and ideas to help 1199-RP meet the needs of the industry.
Forum 18 Residential Filter Pressure Drop Issues
Monday,11:15 am to 12:05 pm, Rm. 211A/B
Equipment malfunction and premature failure, increase energy consumption, and poor indoor air quality all caused by lower flow rates is discussed, along with the potential need for an ASHRAE standard or guideline.
Forum 19 What's Needed in the 2007 Applications Handbook Volume?
Monday, 11:15 am to 12:05 pm, Rm. 213C
This forum seeks input from users to determine what estimation tools can be incorporated into the ASHRAE Handbook, how to insert these into chapters in a timely manner, and what format these tools should take to best assist users
Forum 20 What Are Humidity Control Requirements for Cleanrooms?
Monday, 11:15 am to 12:05 pm, Rm. 213B
Humidity control is considered a science, but too often it is practiced like an art. How should the ASHRAE Handbook treat this matter?
Public Session Improving Residential HVAC Energy Efficiency
Monday, 3 pm to 5 pm, Anaheim Convention Center
Speakers will focus on the major areas of achieving energy efficiency in residential construction for both new and existing housing. There will be five speakers covering four areas: Residential and Light Commercial Tune-ups, High Efficiency Air Conditioners, Impact of House Envelope Changes, and Impact of Duct Leakage.