NCI At AHR: It’s About the Education

The AHR Expo is nearly upon us, and your National Comfort Institute (NCI) team will be there in force. The expo is the HVAC Industry’s largest trade show event. It brings together manufacturers, suppliers, and contractors of all sizes and specialties.

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Besides showcasing the latest in products and technology, AHR Expo also holds concurrent workshops and educational sessions. We highly recommend you attend these if you plan to be in Chicago this January.

AHR Expo will be held at McCormick Place in Chicago from January 22-24, 2024. NCI trainers and partners will be exhibiting (see us in the South Building, Booth #S9043). They will also lead five free educational seminars and participate in a leadership panel.

Here is the breakdown of their events.

All NCI sessions will be held in the South Building, Level 4, Room S405B:

  • Climate Resilient HVAC: Where the Rubber Meets the RoadPresented on Monday, January 22 at 1:00 PM by Ben Lipscomb, P.E., National Comfort Institute and Bill Spohn, P.E., TruTech Tools. Ben and Bill will delve into the crucial concept of Climate Resilient HVAC systems. These are essential for ensuring the safety and comfort of occupants amid increasingly unpredictable and escalating climate extremes.
  • Airflow Measurement: Old School Meets Latest TechPresented on Monday, January 22 at 3:00 PM, by David Richardson, National Comfort Institute, and Chris Hughes, The Energy Conservatory. They will share timeless principles of airflow measurement and how the latest technology makes it easier to measure.
  • How to Sell High-Performance HVAC Presented on Tuesday, January 23 at 9:00 AM by Dominick Guarino, National Comfort Institute, and Dawn Mroczek, GV’s Heating & Air Conditioning. This session focuses on what it takes to be a High-Performance Contractor. It also highlights how to use this differentiation in your marketplace.

Dawn and Dominick will show you what it takes to service, sell, and design system installations that are safer, healthier, more comfortable, and more energy efficient than the typical system.

  • Benefits of Modern-Day Combustion Safety Testing: Real-time vs Steady StatePresented on Tuesday, January 23 at 10:30 AM by Casey Contreras, National Comfort Institute and Tyler Nelson, Sauermann Americas. Join Casey and Tyler as they reveal the benefits of modern-day combustion testing. They explain how you can take advantage of new technology. Learn the differences between steady-state and real-time measurements. See how to use them to test, diagnose, and repair hidden safety and efficiency issues.
  • Where Home Performance Meets HVAC DesignPresented Wednesday, January 24 at 9:00 AM by David Richardson, National Comfort Institute, and Adam Mufich, A-Team Heating & Air Conditioning. In this seminar, David and Adam will show you a systematic approach to testing and diagnosing common problems resulting from conflicts between the building and the HVAC system. Learn to examine the connection between building performance and HVAC design. Explore what might be missing and how to take advantage of it.

In addition, NCI’s Dominick Guarino will participate in the HVACR State of the Industry Leadership Panel discussion. It is entitled “Today’s Market, Challenges, Opportunities, and What’s Ahead.” The panel takes place on Tuesday, January 23, at 10 AM.

We hope to see you there! Register now for free through January 20, 2024.

USE Member Benefits When Scheduling Private Training

Onsite Private training

With NCI’s unique “Onsite Training” program, bring one of our experienced, professional trainers to your location — to get your whole team certified and working together.

If you are an NCI Member you can bank and use NCI Bucks towards the cost of any onsite training program.

NCI offers several Onsite training and certification classes. These include:

  • Duct System Optimization
  • Residential HVAC System
  • Performance
  • Air Balancing.

Plus: extra hands-on training is available, and so much more.

There is no cost for a consultation and no obligation. Contact Nick Guarino today to start the process and lock in your training dates while spots are still available.

And while you are at it, ask about NCI membership and all the benefits it provides.