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    RSES Adds Sessions to Annual Conference, Oct. 27-30

    Oct. 20, 2009
    Refrigeration Service Engineers Society has added two technical sessions to its Annual Conference agenda.

    Two more technical sessions enhance the educational program during the RSES 72nd Annual Conference — "Lean & Green" —at the Hilton Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport Mall of America hotel in Bloomington, MN, Oct. 27-31, 2009.

    The conference, hosted by the RSES Twin Cities Chapter, will focus on education as well as many industry-related topics.

    The two new educational sessions include: “Being Green Starts with Proper Service,” by Rich Hoke, CMS, of the City of Elgin, IL. This two-hour session will cover basic- to intermediate-level material. Hoke will explore how good service makes us green by discussing the following topics: what is green; combustion; airflow; gas pressure; filtration; humidity; heat exchangers; replacement options; and customer education.

    “High Performance Heating and Chilled Water Plants Using Heat Recovery Chillers,” will be led by Richard D. Hermans, PE, HFDP, of McQuay International. This two-hour session will cover advanced-level material. Hermans will discuss the importance of energy conservation and how several manufacturers are now offering specialized chillers/heaters that conserve energy and increase performance. He will specifically detail potential energy efficiency improvements and the unique operation and service requirements of high performance buildings.

    For additional information or questions contact Jean Birch, RSES conference and seminars manager, by phone at 800/297-5660 x4046; by fax at 847-297-5038; or by e-mail at [email protected].