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Save the Date: Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Cold Climate Conference 2023
From Monday 06 March 2023
To Friday 10 March 2023
Location Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska

The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and the Scandinavian Federation of Heating, Ventilation and Sanitary Engineering Associations in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden invite you to save the date for the ASHRAE/SCANVAC HVAC Cold Climate Conference 2023. This conference will take place 6-10 March 2023 in Anchorage and Fairbanks, Alaska.

The goal of this International conference is for built environment engineers, practitioners, researchers, scientists, owners, and government officials working in cold climate regions to share recent solutions and advancements addressing changes in climate; while experiencing the warmth, hospitality, and culture of Alaska.

The conference Steering Committee seeks papers focused on the following topics and subtopics:

  • Innovation in Equipment and Application:
    •   Impacts of Data Centers Bit Coin Mining on Cold Climates
    •   Industrial Energy and Resource Development
    •   Utilities and Infrastructure
    •   District Heating and Cooling
    •   Heat Pumps/Heat Recovery
  • Sustainability and Resiliency:
    •   Smart Buildings
    •   Energy Conservation
    •   Thermal Storage
    •   Decarbonization
    •   Overheating/Climate Models
    •   Maintenance and Operations
  • Building Environments:
    •   Indoor Environmental Quality
    •   Critical Environments/Airborne Virus Transmission/Cross Contamination
    •   Building Envelope
    •   Humidity Impacts on Building Envelope
    •   Occupant Comfort
    •   Residential, Commercial, Institutional, Manufacturing
    •   Healthcare, Assisted Living, Senior Residences, Elder Care Home, Senior Housing Retirement Homes
    •   Digitalization and Controls
    •   Unique Locations, Underground Spaces, Walkways, Shopping Centers
    •   Sports Facilities

Abstracts (300 words maximum) should concisely present the problem statement, the novelty of the work, the methodology, the impact in cold climates, and the findings.

Abstract submission deadline: 13 June 2022

For more information, go to:
Conference webpage

Monday 06 March 2023

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