Jan 21_Show Preview_2024 AHR Today
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AHR Today Newsletter
January 21, 2024
Welcome to Chicago!
2024 AHR Expo Opens 10 am Tomorrow
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Innovation on Display
ASHRAE is looking forward to returning to Chicago for the AHR Expo, held from Jan. 22-24. At this year’s Show, over 1,600 exhibitors are expected to spread out across the McCormick Place Convention Center. Air-conditioning units, building materials and more will fill out that floor space as engineers, contractors and facility operators flock to the Show in search of products that can help them find solutions to the latest challenges in the industry. Visit https://ahr24.mapyourshow.com for detailed information on exhibitors, products, the floor plan, sessions, etc. Read more
 
 
Sustainable Apartment Buildings in Chicago in 2023
Living sustainably is no longer a choice, but a requirement, for many Chicago residents. Eco-savvy renters seek apartments that match their sustainable lifestyles. Their checklists include energy-efficient appliances, sustainable building materials, low-VOC paints and carpets, energy-efficient lighting, and green roofs. And finding a community that prioritizes sustainability goals via composting and recycling can be just as important as green apartment design. From LEED-certified buildings to communities with green initiatives, these are some of the most sustainable buildings in the city. Read more
Where to Find It: Campus Map
Bookmark this campus map of the McCormick Place Convention Center to easily locate frequently visited locations while at the show, including:
• Shuttle bus drop-off locations
• Badge pickup counters
• Food courts & concessions
• Education Sessions & Product Theaters
• Podcast Pavilions
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South/Southeast Regional Update with Chris Forth
Chris Forth, Vice President Regulatory Codes & Environmental Affairs at Johnson Controls, will present as part of the AHR Expo Panel Series. The presentation will be held on Monday, Jan. 22 at 1-2 p.m. in E350. During the presentation, Forth will discuss refrigerant and regulation updates related to the South/Southeast region. Updates will include DOE, trends, best practices, equipment and current and future projections in the area. Read more
2024 AHR Expo Trend Report
WESTPORT, Conn.—We asked our associations, manufacturers, engineers, contractors, distributors, and thought leaders to sound off on the most impactful issues facing the HVACR industry. Here is what they said when it came down to regulations, supply chain, building controls and grown in the workforce and market.  Read more
Are You Prepared for the Winter Conference?
ASHRAE is back in Chicago! There is still time to register for the 2024 ASHRAE Winter Conference, scheduled from January 20 to 24, 2024, at the Marriott Marquis McCormick Place. In-person and virtual registration is available, which will feature technical sessions, sponsor tech talks, PDH certificates and more. Read more
Checklist for Conference Attendees
Here are a few things to keep track of at ASHRAE's Winter Conference: 
• Dive Into The Winter Conference’s Technical Programs  
• Take Note of When Your Committee Meetings Are Scheduled
• Explore ASHRAE Learning Institute’s Winter Conference Courses
• Socialize! Party down with your fellow conference goers at any of ASHRAE's social events
Standard 100-2024—Energy and Emissions Building Performance Standard for Existing Buildings
ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 100, Energy and Emissions Building Performance Standard for Existing Buildings, is a code-ready building performance standard that provides processes and procedures for reducing energy consumption and carbon emissions through improved energy efficiency and performance of all types of existing buildings, including residential, commercial, institutional, and industrial. Read more
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Company News
Check out the AHR Today website and 2024 AHR Expo Show Guide.
And don't forget to pick up a copy of the AHR Today and Show Guide print editions at the Show!