With a brand new year ahead of us, why not make a resolution to stay informed and up-to-date on the ongoings of the HVAC industry? In our industry there are myriad of opportunities for further education as well as business networking and recruitment. Listed below are just a sampling of what’s to come in 2015 for the HVAC industry.
2015 AHR Expo
Date(s): January 26-28, 2015
Place: Chicago, Illinois
From the AHR expo website:
Get more done in less time at the world’s largest HVACR marketplace For three days this January, the AHR Expo will put on display 465,000 square feet (that’s 9 football fields) of exhibits from 2,000 companies representing every segment of the HVACR industry. This makes the Show a one-of-a-kind opportunity to find everything you’re looking for all in one place.
AESP 2015 National Conference & Expo (25th anniversary)
Date(s): February 9 – 12, 2015
Place: Lake Buena Vista, Florida
From the AESP National Conference & Expo website:
Join us in Florida for our 25th Anniversary! Register to attend the premier energy industry conference that draws the top program managers, policy makers, implementers, marketers, evaluators, consultants and vendors in energy efficiency. Highly regarded experts in their respective fields will lead over 60 sessions that will cover the range of current topics in program design, implementation, pricing, marketing, research, evaluation and more.
HVACR & Mechanical Conference
Date(s): March 9-11, 2015
Place: Conference Center at the Maritime Institute, Linthicum Heights, Maryland
From the From the HVACR workforce development foundation website:
You are invited to attend the 20th HVACR & Mechanical Conference for Education Professionals, a three-day event designed specifically for instructors, industry trainers, and administrators. This conference will help you effectively train the next generation of skilled works for the HVACR and plumbing industries.
Date(s): March 10-14, 2015
Place: Frankfurt, Germany
From the From the ISH website:
The ISH provides the world’s biggest showcase for innovative bathroom design, energy efficient heating and air-conditioning technology and renewable energies.
See the unique range of products and services for yourself at the next ISH in Frankfurt am Main from 10 to 14 March 2015!
World Plumbing Day
Date(s): March 11, 2015
From the From the world plumbing day website:
World Plumbing Day (11 March) is intended to provide anyone or any organisation involved in the global plumbing industry with an opportunity to promote the important role played by the industry. It is hoped that all forms of media (written, TV and radio) will report on activities being undertaken to celebrate the Day and that people in many countries will gain a better understanding of plumbing.
MCEE trade show and conference
Date(s): April 22-23, 2015
Place: Montreal, Quebec
From the MCEE website:
MCEE trade show and conference attracts those involved in all areas of sales, design, specification and installation. They include contractors, wholesaler distributors, builders, engineers, architects, designers, renovators and maintenance personnel. The exhibitors are Canadian and U.S. Manufacturers covering the following categories; plumbing, heating, hydronics (modern hot water heating), ventilation, electrical, lighting, air conditioning and refrigeration equipment, electrical equipment, water treatment systems, tools, alarm systems, kitchen and bath fixtures, fire prevention; pipes, valves & fittings and software.
Cx Energy 2015 Conference & Expo
Date(s): April 27-30, 2015
Place: Las Vegas, NV
From the Cx Energy Conference website:
- Top Reasons to Participate in CxEnergy 2015
- Premier Conference & Exposition for Commissioning and Energy Management
- Expanded Exhibit Hall with Latest Technologies
- 29 One-Hour Conference Technical Sessions Are Approved by AIA Under LU/HSW Category
- Certification Seminars & Exams for CxA, EMP
- Plentiful Relationship-building Opportunities
- Multi-level Sponsorship and Exhibit Opportunities
2015 Affordable Comfort, Inc. National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show
Date(s): May 5-7, 2015
Place: New Orleans, LA
From the ACI Conference and Trade Show website:
The 2015 ACI National Home Performance Conference & Trade Show is coming to New Orleans, LA on May 4–7! Mark your calendar and make your plans to join us for an exciting experience, from the best educational agenda in home performance and weatherization to networking opportunities like none other. This conference is taking place at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans, 601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans, LA, 70113.
2015 Industrial Energy Technology Conference 37th Annual Conference
Date(s): June 2-5, 2015
Place: New Orleans, LA
From the aceee.org website:
Host Organization: Texas A&M University & The Louisiana Department of Natural Resources The IETC – Industrial Energy Technology Conference – is hosted by the Energy Systems Laboratory at Texas A&M University and the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources. It is a one-of-a kind conference featuring a topics important to industrial energy managers, utility experts, government program managers, vendors and others. The latest technologies and expertise on smart manufacturing, corporate energy management, energy opportunity analysis, and case studies of successful, real-world industrial efficiency projects are presented.
CIPH Annual Business Conference
Date(s): June 14-16, 2015
Place: Quebec City, Quebec
From the From the CIPH website:
Plan to attend ABC 2015: “Innovation-Integration-Motivation” at the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, June 14-16, 2015 in Québec (QC). ABC 2015 Planning Committee: Bill Palamar, Chair (Weil McLain), Pierre Houle (J.U. Houle), Eric Jacques (Gro-Mec Inc.), Eric Patry (Deschênes & Fils Ltée), Joe Senese (Groupe Deschênes), Allen Taylor (Taylor Pipe Supports) and Luc Meunier (Bibby-Ste.Croix).
Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings
Date(s): August 4-6, 2015
Place: Buffalo, NY
From the From the aceee.org website:
Industrial energy efficiency is changing – gone are the days of a single person in a plant trying to manage plant energy use by themselves with an Multimeter and an Excel spreadsheet – now it’s all about integrating energy data into production management systems and empowering decision makers with contextualized historical information and near real-time energy cost forecasting. This year’s ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry will bring you the latest thinking on managing plant energy use, national energy policy and industrial energy efficiency program administration.
HRAI Annual Meeting & Conference
Date(s): August 26-29, 2015
Place: Windsor, ON (Caesars Windsor)
From the From the HRAI website:
- Access new ideas and make tomorrow easier than today
- Learn the information you need from industry experts
- Enjoy the opportunity to relax and share viewpoints in a casual setting
- Join your industry in meeting the demands of doing business today
Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association Annual Convention
Date(s): September 27-30, 2015
Place: Colorado Springs, CO
From the SMACNA website:
The Sheet metal & Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association Convention schedule: https://www.smacna.org/annualconvention/schedule
Date(s): Various dates, October & November 2015
Place: Burnaby, BC, Edmonton, AB, Regina, SK, Brandon, MB, St. John’s, NL
From the CIPHEX Roadshow website:
CIPHEX is back on the road with the 2015 travelling expo for plumbing, HVACR, hydronics, water treatment, tools, equipment, software, and services. Meet face-to-face with hundreds of local buyers, decision-makers and specifiers.
The CIPHEX Roadshow is a simple and cost effective way to put buyers and sellers together in markets that do not have major trade shows. Each show takes place in a single day to minimize your cost and time commitment.
IHACI’s 36th Annual Trade Show
Date(s): November 3, 2015
Place: Pasadena, CA
From the IHACI website:
Don’t Miss IHACI’s 36th Annual Trade Show
Recognized as the largest HVAC/R/SM Performance Contracting trade show in the west by HVAC corporations throughout the United States.
Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International Annual Conference
Date(s): December 5-8, 2015
Place: Orlando, FL
From the HARDI website:
2015 Conference to take place at:
JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes