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Natural Refrigerants Seminar
June 4th, 2011
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Pastime Athletic Club
1314 N. Salina St.
Syracuse, New York 13208
United States
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Event Details:

This seminar is designed to provide heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration professionals with an overview of the use of natural refrigerants, with a focus on carbon dioxide, throughout the industry.

Training Outcomes
Seminar attendees will return to work with a better understanding of topics that include:
     • Introduction to natural refrigerants;
     • Why use natural refrigerants;
     • CO2 history and basic information to understand challenges with CO2;
     • CO2 video showing the critical stages of CO2;
     • CO2 use in industrial refrigeration;
     • CO2 use in supermarkets;
     • CO2 use in commercial refrigeration;
     • CO2 use in household appliances;
     • Hydrocarbon refrigerant use in different sectors such as industrial, commercial and household  applications;
     • Introduction to the different types of CO2 refrigeration systems, their unique design considerations, major components and how they function;
     • How to charge, vent and pump out CO2 refrigeration systems and the health and safety issues involved in all of these activities;
     • Design considerations applicable to refrigeration systems using the different types of CO2 systems;
     • Leak and pressure testing;
     • Vapor compression cycle;
     • Pressure and pressure management;
     • Transcritical vs. subcritical cycles;
     • Flow controls used;
     • Grades of CO2 (R-744).

Who Should Attend:
This seminar is designed for HVAC contractors, service technicians, installers, building and facility managers, maintenance managers, engineering managers, building service managers, building and grounds supervisors, maintenance supervisors, project managers, maintenance and repair technicians, students and instructors.

Seminar attendees will receive a personalized certificate of completion if pre-registered (on-site registrants will have it mailed to them after the seminar).  The certificate of completion may also be submitted when applying for recertification using North American Technician Excellence (NATE) Continuing Education Hours (CEHs).

There are no required or optional supplemental materials for this seminar.

Seminar Registration (lunch/breaks included):
     RSES members - $95/person
     Nonmembers - $120/person

For group discounts, or to register by phone please contact Jean Birch at 800-297-5660 x4046. 

Online Registration - See below link. 

Cancellation Policy:  RSES will issue a full refund, less a $100 administration fee, for cancellations received in writing at least 14 business days prior to the event.  Cancellations made less than 14 days prior to the event are nonrefundable.

This seminar is sponsored by Danfoss Inc.

Need a hotel?
Super 8 Motel
421 7th North St.
Syracuse, NY 13208 • Phone: 315-451-8888
Rate: $67.90 plus tax based on availability.

Maplewood Inn
400 7th North St.
Syracuse, NY 13208 • Phone: 315-451-1511
Rate: $99 plus tax based on availability.

Hampton Inn
417 7th North St.
Syracuse, NY 13208 • Phone: 315-457-9900
Rate: $129 plus tax based on availability.

Quality Inn
401 7th North St.
Syracuse, NY 13208 • Phone: 315-451-6000
Rate: $85 plus tax based on availability. 

Contact RSES Conference and Seminar Manager, Jean Birch, at 800/297-5660 x4046, or e-mail  

Svend Bennedsen is a Senior Application Engineer and Laboratory Manager at Danfoss Inc., in Baltimore. For more than 25 years he has worked in different countries on behalf of Danfoss Inc. Bennedsen has more than 30 years of experience in refrigeration and air conditioning covering sectors from household to industrial applications both in sales and technical support. During the last 10 years, he has been involved in several carbon dioxide application projects and particularly the last three years in hydrocarbon application projects.
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