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Rosemont to Host 2015 Annual RSES Conference

May 7th, 2015


The 78th Annual RSES Conference and HVACR Technology Expo will be held on Sept. 30–Oct. 3, 2015 at the Embassy Suites Chicago–O’Hare/Rosemont in Rosemont, Ill. The 2015 conference will focus on education as well as many industry-related topics.

The 2015 RSES conference will deliver a total learning experience for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration contractors; service technicians; operations/maintenance managers, engineers and technicians; engineers; sales staff; instructors; and students. Leading HVACR manufacturers and other industry professionals will conduct many educational sessions where attendees can gain valuable industry knowledge, enhance their HVACR skills and discover new technologies.

In addition, daily educational programs will be available to members, nonmembers and students who are looking to attend a particular day of sessions rather than the entire conference.

The following programs and events are tentatively scheduled. The kickoff event of the conference will be Battle of the Regions, which will be held Sept. 30.

The Awards Luncheon will be held Oct. 2, during which the following awards will be presented: Paul B. Reed Awards; Emil T. Zollo, CM, Memorial Award; John Spence Award; Imperial Awards; To Make Life Worthwhile Awards; Newsletter Contest Awards; Rising Star Award; V.V. Solomon Educator/Teacher of the Year Award; Walter B. Stopera, CM, Speaker of the Year Award; RSES Distinguished Service Member of the Year Award; Wayburn Wilson, CMS, Memorial Award(s); Vocational Instructor/School Award; David M. Lawson “Service of Excellence” Memorial Award; W.R. Barranger, CM, Manufacturers’ Service Advisory Council Member of the Year Award; and the Refrigeration Contractor of the Year Award.

As part of the conference, the RSES HVACR Technology Expo will take place on Oct. 1. The trade show event will feature the latest HVACR equipment, tools and services, with manufacturer representatives on hand to answer questions and explain their products’ features.

In addition, there will be special festivities including: the RSES Appreciation Reception on Sept. 30; MSAC Ask the Experts session on Oct. 1; the RSES Annual Business Meeting and RSES Auxiliary Business Meeting on Oct. 2; the Closing Dinner on Oct. 3; exciting auxiliary programs to be announced; and preconference training, activities and tour(s) that will be available on Sept. 28–30.

Testing opportunities for RSES Specialized Member, RSES Certificate Member, RSES Certificate Member Specialist, Environmental Protection Agency Refrigerant Usage certification, Universal R-410A certification and North American Technician Excellence certification will be tentatively offered on Oct. 1 and 3.

RSES is the world's leading education, training and certification association for heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration professionals. RSES credentials include its Active Specialized Member, Certificate Member and Certificate Member Specialist categories, as well as one of the largest EPA Section 608 certification programs in the industry. Founded in 1933, RSES is a non-profit organization of members in chapters in the U.S. and Canada, as well as affiliate organizations worldwide. For more information on RSES call 800-297-5660 or 847-297-6464, or visit our website at www.rses.org. RSES, 1911 Rohlwing Road, Suite A, Rolling Meadows, IL  60008-1397.

 
 
 
 
 
RSES is the leading education, training and certification preparation organization for HVACR professionals. RSES publishes various comprehensive industry training and reference materials in addition to delivering superior educational programs designed to benefit HVACR professionals at every stage of their careers through instructor-led training courses, online training for HVAC, educational seminars, interactive CD and DVD products, industry-related reference manuals, and helpful technical content through Service Application Manual chapters, the RSES Journal, the RSES Journal archives and feature articles, as well as web-exclusive features.

Beginning with basic theory and extending to complex troubleshooting, training courses covering refrigeration and air conditioning, heating, electricity, controls, heat pumps and safety may be conducted in a classroom environment or though self study. RSES publications may be purchased by schools, contractors, manufacturers or any other industry group wanting to conduct comprehensive training programs. Seminars covering air conditioning troubleshooting, electrical troubleshooting, compressor training, condenser training, refrigerant piping practices, DDC controls, and more are held in various cities across North America.

Select training programs offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and NATE Continuing Education Hours (CEHs).

In addition, RSES offers industry certification preparation materials for refrigerant handling (EPA Section 608), R-410A and North American Technician Excellence (NATE) examinations.

RSES’ monthly magazine, RSES Journal, serves HVAC contractors, service technicians, students, operations/maintenance managers, engineers and technicians who work in the residential, light commercial, commercial and institutional markets on air conditioning, warm-air heating, refrigeration, ventilation, electrical, ice machines, chillers, hydronic heating, piping, refrigeration control and energy management, building automation, indoor air quality and duct cleaning, and sheet metal fabrication equipment and/or systems.
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