AHRI to Cosponsor and Exhibit at 2023 AHR Expo

Contributed by BSM Staff

ARLINGTON, VA -- The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) will co-sponsor and exhibit at the 2023 AHR Expo, to be held February 6-8 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

The AHR Expo is the world’s largest HVACR marketplace event and will host more than 1,500 exhibitors and attract a diverse group of international industry professionals. AHRI staff will be on hand at booth B1539 to discuss the value of the association’s globally recognized certification and standards programs, membership, and more. 

The free educational sessions are as follows (pre-registration not required): 
Status Update on Refrigerant Classification, Specification, and Recovery Standards
Monday, February 6, 2023
9-10 a.m. | Room B311
This presentation will review specific ASHRAE and AHRI refrigerant standards and their roles in enabling refrigerant transitions and equipment reliability. Proposed and completed changes to these standards will be discussed, with a review of how they complement each other and address industry needs.

Improving Indoor Air Quality in Commercial Spaces: Best Practices and Financial Resources
Monday, February 6, 2023
9-10 a.m. | Room C102 Auditorium
Indoor air quality continues to be top-of-mind as the nation emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic and returns to offices and other commercial spaces. This panel discussion explains the demonstrated best practices and financial resources that can be accessed to help make these spaces as healthful and safe as possible.

What’s in it for Me? A Closer Look at Inflation Reduction Act Incentives
Monday, February 6, 2023
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. | Room B312
The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) is a landmark tax, climate, and health care law that includes energy efficiency tax incentives and clean energy rebate programs, as well as grants and incentives for contractors. This panel discussion aims to educate the entire distribution chain on the incentives to consumers and contractors available under the new law.

Innovations in Thermal Energy Storage
Monday, February 6
4 - 5 p.m. | Room B310
During this session, the audience will hear about the latest innovations in thermal energy storage and why is it important, especially with the new investment tax credit included in the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022. The presentation will cover what types of products are commercialized (i.e., rooftop packaged units, chillers, campus-wide tanks), the economic and carbon-reduction benefits to end-users, as well as the benefits to the grid.

The Regulatory Report: 2022 Changes and What You Need to Know in 2023
Tuesday, February 7, 2023
9 – 10 a.m. | Room B310
The Climate Alliance states and the Biden Administration’s fast-paced regulatory agenda are prioritizing issues critical to the AHRI members. Policies related to decarbonization, energy efficiency, chemicals in equipment components, and implementing the American Innovation and Manufacturing (AIM) Act will be highlighted in this discussion. This session will also touch on the 2023 change in energy efficiency standards for residential air conditioning.

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.

For more, go to www.ahrinet.org or www.ahridirectory.org.