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Record turn-out for ASHRAE conference

ASHRAE logoUSA: AHR Expo’s record Chicago show last month was matched by record delegate numbers at the attendant ASHRAE Winter Conference.

With 3,018 attendees, the turn-out this year at the Palmer House Hilton was said to be higher than the past six Winter Conferences, except Las Vegas 2011. Attendees came from more than 60 countries.

The conference, which ran from January 24-28 alongside the AHR Expo, provided a platform for the launch of ASHRAE’s and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) OzonAction’s fourth biennial work plan for 2015-2016. Based on a global co-operation agreement signed in 2007, the ASHRAE-UNEP cooperation agreement was developed to include the sustainable phase-out of ozone depleting substances in refrigeration and air conditioning applications; maximising the climate benefits of using low GWP alternatives, as well as facilitating the transfer and adoption of sustainable and feasible technologies to developing countries.

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