Absorption and Heat Operated Machines
ASHRAE Technical Committee 8.3

Meetings Information

Houston Meeting, June 2018
Hilton Americas, Houston TX

 TC 8.3 Research/Handbook Meeting Monday, Jun 25, 2:15pm – 3:30pm
Hilton, Grand Ballroom J (4th Level)
 TC 8.3 Main Committee Meeting  Monday, Jun 25, 3:30pm – 6:00pm
Hilton, Grand Ballroom J (4th Level)

SEMINAR 20:  Sunday, Jun 24, 1:30 PM .. 3:00 PM

The Future of CHP: Packaged Systems, Resilience and Microgrids

1. CHP Systems: Reducing Risk and Improving Design, Packaged Systems Under 10 MW
   Richard Sweetser, Exergy Partners Corp
2. CHP and Resilience Planning
  Bruce Hedman, Entropy Research LLC 
3. Resilient CHP Microgrid Design: Hospital Case Study
  Gearoid Foley, Integrated CHP Systems Corp.

SEMINAR 28:  Monday, Jun 25, 8:00 AM .. 9:30 AM

Using District Energy to Survive a Storm: Case Studies in Disaster Preparedness

1. Dealing with Hurricane Harvey Using the Resiliency of the District Energy System
    Bruce Flaniken, Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
2. Wading Through Harvey at Houston Airports
   Eren Selcen, Houston Airport System 
3. University of Texas at Austin: Disaster Preparedness using a Microgrid with CHP and District Energy
   Juan Ontiveros, University of Texas – Austin



SEMINAR 41:  Tuesday, Jun 26, 8:00 AM .. 9:30 AM

The Future of Thermal Cooling to Support Resilient CHP Systems

1. Pinellas County Jail: Decoupled "CCHP" in the Sunshine State with Modern Absorption
  Douglas A. Davis, Broad USA
2. Busting the Myths of Absorption Cooling Technology
  Rajesh Dixit, Johnson Controls, Inc.
3. Best Method to Utilize Heat of Trigeneration: Exergy Transfer Issues in Absorption Cooling
  Ongun Berk Kazanci, Technical University of Denmark


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