AHR Expo educational program announced

Written on: December 21, 2022 by ICM

The AHR Expo 2023, an event focused on the HVACR industry, will be held February 6–8, 2023, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. The expo’s educational program has been announced, which includes new, extended offerings with insight into HVACR leadership, opportunities, challenges, training and applications.

This year’s program will feature more than 200 free seminars, including a robust panel series, new product and technology presentations, professional certifications and continuing education courses. Additionally, the program has been extended to include Wednesday sessions.

“The Education Program has grown tremendously in recent years,” said Show Manager, Mark Stevens. “The HVACR industry is changing and growing quickly and in ways that are new to us all. We’re talking about training a new workforce to replenish a wave of retirement while simultaneously taking on initiatives relating to environmental efficiency, indoor air quality, automation, cybersecurity, supply chain disruptions, new business practices, etc. – there is no shortage of necessary discussions.”

The AHR Expo Panel Series will include:

  • 2023 State of the Industry
  • Decarbonization
  • Basics of Refrigerant Changeover
  • HVAC & Social Media

The 2023 show will also feature more than 85 free Education Sessions led by industry experts put forth by industry organizations. Highlights for the 2023 AHR Expo’s free seminar session agenda include:


  • Electrical Troubleshooting Fundamentals for HVAC
  • Necessity of Filtration on Open Cooling Systems
  • Cure the HVAC Equipment Failure Epidemic with Simple Air Upgrades
  • Sell High-Performance HVAC Through Homeowner Education

Facility Managers/Owners

  • Real World Application of ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 221
  • Lowering Owner Cost Fighting Climate Change or Fighting Against It
  • How to Demand Interoperability for a Smarter Building and Why it’s so Important


  • Fundamentals of Test, Adjust, & Balance for Engineers, Cx & Energy Providers
  • Harmonization of Standards In the Industry
  • The EQ6 Model: How to be Human in a Technical World
  • Understanding the R744 (p)-h Diagram is Key to Understanding CO2 Refrigeration
  • How Things Look Matter – But How Do You Protect Them


  • How Women are Impacting the Industry and What You Can Do to Help
  • Recruitment through Brand Marketing: How to Build Your Team by Building Your
  • Why You’re Not Closing the Deal

The expo is held concurrently with ASHRAE’s Winter Conference. Continuing Education will also be available to AHR Expo attendees through the ASHRAE Learning Institute (ALI) and short courses/professional development seminars approved for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) that can apply toward maintaining P.E. licensure. Attendees are required to register and pay tuition fees in advance of the show and can do so by visiting the ASHRAE registration website.

AHR’s New Product & Technology Theater will include more than 145 presentations lasting approximately 20 minutes each and are planned across all three days of the show. These free seminars are meant to provide attendees with brief overviews of new product announcements and technologies that can be found in exhibitor booths on the show floor.

This year, five 2023 Innovation Award winners will be presented, including:

  • BELIMO – The Foundation of Comfort – Room Sensors
  • Refrigeration – E3 Supervisory Controls for CO₂ Refrigeration Systems from Emerson
  • SmartD Technologies – Latest Generation of Power Components Make VFDs a Clean Power Revolution
  • cove.tool – The Load Modeling.tool: A Web-Based Platform Built for Mechanical Engineers
  • NAVAC Inc. – Bending Toward the Future: Introducing the NTB7L Battery-operated Tubing Bender

Hotel blocks are now open as well. For more information, visit ahrexpo.com.