DuPont to Provide Refrigerant Update / UA to Address Green Technologies in the Classroom

HVAC Excellence has added new speakers for the 2010 National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference. The 2010 conference, Green is the New Gold will is March 14-16, 2010 at the newly renovated Tropicana Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

HVAC Excellence has added new speakers for the 2010 National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference. The 2010 conference, Green is the New Gold will is March 14-16, 2010 at the newly renovated Tropicana Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.


Despite the economic downturn, the conference has broken all previous attendance records with over 400 HVACR Educators and Trainers registered to attend. This year there will be over forty different sessions on new technologies, changes in federal legislation, energy efficiency, best practices, training techniques that work, and green and sustainable technologies.

New Speakers:
Mr. Chris Hasslinger of the United Association (UA) will deliver this years keynote address. Mr. Hasslinger works for the United Associations International Training Fund which develops the training for their nearly 350 apprenticeship training centers and there over 3,000 employer partners. He is currently working on there Green Energy Curriculum that is being implemented throughout the United States and Canada. His presentation will cover Green and Sustainable Technologies in the Classroom and how HVACR Educators and Trainers need to change baseline knowledge of the persons entering our industry. Technicians need to understand concepts and terminology related to green mechanical systems, sustainable HVACR, electrical, energy efficiency concepts, energy management and alternative energy systems. Upon completion of his keynote address, he will invite the attendees of the conference to tour one of the Green and Sustainable Technologies Mobile HVACR classrooms and see first hand the many ways in which a building can use less energy and water.

Ms. Christina Spaulding, the Senior Account Manager for DuPont ISCEON Refrigerants will address the Tuesday morning general session. Ms. Spaulding will provide an important market update on the status of refrigerants including a regulatory update on the phase-out of HCFC-22, additional climate change legislation and the probable impact on HFC's, and the next generation of refrigerants.

For additional information visit http://www.hvacexcellence.org/nhetc

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