Event Will Feature HARDI VP and NATE Director as Keynote Speakers, Sessions on Emerging Trends and Regulatory Challenges in HVACR Industry
ST. LOUIS, Aug. 4, 2016 — Emerson Climate Technologies, Inc., a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), will host its next E360 Forum in support of its E360 platform on Wednesday, August 24, at the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel in New Jersey.
The Forum will feature a keynote session from Jon Melchi, HARDI VP of government affairs and business development, and Valerie Briggs, NATE director of marketing and business development. Melchi will cover top HVACR industry issues in an election year and provide updates on legislation impacting the HVACR industry along with the latest activity on Capitol Hill. Briggs will highlight the importance of setting your business apart through industry certification.
Also during the general session, a focus on innovation, refrigerants, regulations, applications and trends will be presented by Emerson Climate Technologies experts Don Newlon, vice president/general manager, refrigeration marketing; Kurt Knapke, vice president, engineering and electronics; and Dean Landeche, vice president of marketing, retail solutions. The presenters will highlight market dynamics associated with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) refrigerant delistings and Department of Energy (DOE) energy reduction regulations; trends in new alternative synthetic refrigerants that promise lower global warming potential; and the Food Safety Modernization Act’s new requirements related to food quality, safety and integrity.
Following the general session, the afternoon will feature interactive breakout sessions on a variety of relevant topics. Sessions are divided into three tracks — foodservice, food retail and industrial refrigeration — to give attendees opportunities to discuss the issues that are impacting them the most. Breakout sessions include:
•How Can Refrigeration Architecture Help Improve Operating Efficiencies? (food retail track) — Howell Feig, national sales manager of AHT Cooling Systems USA, will outline options for improving energy efficiency and reducing carbon footprint to comply with upcoming DOE and EPA regulations.
•Introduction to Combined Heat and Power (industrial track) — Matt Lensink, COO of CEM Engineering, will lead an informative session on the financial and energy-related advantages of adopting combined heat and power in applications with a high demand for steam and hot water or hot air.
•How to Meet 2017/2020 Energy Regulations (foodservice track) — Allen Wicher, director of marketing, foodservice for Emerson Climate Technologies; and Ani Jayanth, foodservice marketing manager of Emerson Climate Technologies, will address the implications of the DOE regulations related to energy consumption for walk-in coolers and freezers; reach-in, self-contained systems; and ice machines.
The E360 Forum is part of the company’s broader initiative to create a meaningful HVACR industry dialogue. The E360 platform provides a number of resources designed to offer interested parties a 360-degree view of commercial refrigeration issues and advancements by addressing energy efficiency, equipment reliability and safety, environmental protection and economic considerations.
For more information, including how to register and a full event schedule, click here.
Emerson (NYSE: EMR), based in St. Louis, Missouri (USA), is a global leader in bringing technology and engineering together to provide innovative solutions for customers in industrial, commercial, and consumer markets around the world. The company is comprised of five business segments: Process Management, Industrial Automation, Network Power, Climate Technologies, and Commercial & Residential Solutions. Sales in fiscal 2015 were $22.3 billion. For more information, visit Emerson.com.
About Emerson Climate Technologies
Emerson Climate Technologies, a business segment of Emerson, is the world’s leading provider of heating, air conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications. The group combines best-in-class technology with proven engineering, design, distribution, educational and monitoring services to provide customized, integrated climate-control solutions for customers worldwide. The innovative solutions of Emerson Climate Technologies, which include industry-leading brands such as Copeland Scroll™ and White-Rodgers™, improve human comfort, safeguard food and protect the environment. For more information, visit EmersonClimate.com.