ISH North America 2008 announced its efficient technologies and renewable energy-focused seminar track is structured to educate professionals on the growing use of green applications within their field.
“Our participants are members of an industry whose greatest opportunity lies in the renewable energy and sustainability segment,” said Daniel McKinnon, executive vice president of Messe Frankfurt, the show’s organizer. “This ISH NA seminar track seeks to turn these opportunities into areas of success for our attendees.”
Highlighted green-focused sessions include:
- “The Research Required for Successful
Implementation of New Water Efficient Technologies” by Peter Demarco,
director of special programs for IAPMO, who will discuss how plumbing systems
can continue to run as required during the course of upgrades
Reuse and Water Reclamation” by Julius Ballanco, who will
describe attempts to move toward a “greener” plumbing design and review how to
comply with codes and protect public health with these new systems.
Introduction to the GreenPlumbers Program” will feature Steve Lehtonen,
managing director of GreenPlumbers USA, discussing how businesses can benefit
from GreenPlumbers’ understanding of the availability and cost of water and
- “Why Hydronic Distribution Systems are a Deep Shade
of Green Technology” and “Ten Trends that will Shape the Future of Hydronic
Heating,” presented by John Siegenthaler will address the
use of hydronic heating, showing why it is beneficial and how to use it.
- “Two Real Sharp P’s in a Bright Green Pod” features industry experts Dave Yates and Mark Eatherton, recent recipients of the Carlson-Holohan Industry Award of Excellence. They’ll cover state-of-the-art green technologies from solar thermal, ground source heat pump, solar PV and hydrogen fuel cell technology, to high-efficiency space and water heating, waste heat recovery and mini-split inverter systems that have very high SEER and HSPF ratings.
For a full ISH North America 2008 seminar schedule and additional information on each of the sessions, visit http://www.ish-na.com/seminars.htm.