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Registration Opens for the 2019 ASHRAE Winter Conference

ASHRAE is pleased to announce registration is open for its 2019 Winter Conference, to be held in Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 12–16, at the Omni Hotel Atlanta at CNN Center and the Georgia World Congress Center. Registration for the conference provides entry to the co-sponsored AHR Expo, to be held Jan. 14–16 at the Georgia World Congress Center.

Omnico Engineering sees NH3/CO2 growth in Philippines

Having designed and installed the first NH3/CO2 cascade refrigeration systems in the Phiippines, Omnico Engineering Ltd. foresees growing demand for natural refrigerant-based HVAC&R equipment there. This website spoke to Omnico Engineering Managing Director Bjarne Waldstrom about these first installations ahead of the ATMOsphere Asia conference on natural refrigerants, to be held in Singapore next month.

Thermal energy storage improves efficiency at warehouse

Viking Cold Solutions, a Houston, Texas-based thermal energy storage (TES) systems manufacturer, reported in a study last week that it was able to reduce both peak energy consumption and peak demand at a California frozen food distribution center by installing one of its systems in the facility’s 93,000-sq-ft low-temperature freezer.