Contracting Business/Kelly Faloon
Contracting Business/Kelly Faloon
Endeavor Business Media
Contracting Business/Kelly FAloon
Kelly L. Falloon
Scene prior to the opening of 2014 AHR Expo

2015 AHR EXPO Opens Today

Jan. 26, 2015
Show reports say there have never been more HVACR suppliers under one roof than today, at Chicago's McCormick Place.

The 2015 AHR Expo begins today at 10:00 AM, and runs through Wednesday, at Chicago's McCormick Place.

After a full year of planning by the International Exposition Co., the doors will open on what is another record-breaking AHR Expo. According to news released prior to the show, this year's event was going to break records of attendance and number of exhibitors.

But the educational sessions are also part of what makes AHR Expo tick. Here are today's educational offerings.

9:30-10:30 am: Active Chilled Beams, presented by AHRI.
10:30-12:30: Commercial Cooling With Water, Radiant Cooling and Chilled-Beam "Compressor-less Cooling," by the Radiant Panel Association.
1:00-2:00: The Mechanical Town Hall, featuring five industry experts, presented by Contractor magazine, in Room S103A.

The Mechanical Town Hall features "The Fab Five," — Dave Yates of F.W. Behler, York, PA; John Barba of Taco; Bob "Hot Rod" Rohr of Caleffi; Eric Aune, a leading solar and hydronics contractor, and Mark Heatherton, who is currently the Executive Director of the Radiant Professionals Alliance.

This is a "can't miss" meeting. Topics will include:

  • New 2015 Water Heater Standards
  • Empracing New Technologies + Methods
  • Social Media
  • Selling + Profitability in Today's Market
  • Energy Efficient Products.

2:00-3:00: Benefits of Water-Cooled Systems for Air Conditioning, by CTI
5:00-7:00: BSRIA 60-year Networking Event & HVAC Trend Presentation.

Here's today's educational schedule: