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2022 ASHRAE Winter Conference Tours

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Planet 13 Marijuana Production and Cultivation Facilities
Monday, January 31
Tour 1: 2:30 – 4:00 p.m.
Tour 2: 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

Enjoy a behind the scenes tour of the world’s largest marijuana dispensary and entertainment complex featuring the world’s first marijuana production display kitchen. Discover how the marijuana industry utilizes C1D1 rated systems to provide Butane and Ethanol THC Extraction and Distillation, infusion technology including brewery/beverage creation and packaging, gummy candy kettle use and chocolate bar molding and cooling tunnels. Be prepared to suit up in laboratory gown, foot booties and a hair net to experience a GMP facility with the master scientist behind it all. Tour capacity is limited.

SNWA’s River Mountains Water Treatment Facility
Tuesday, February 1
1:30 – 4:30 p.m.

The River Mountains Water Treatment Facility began delivering treated Colorado River water from Lake Mead to the Las Vegas valley in 2002. Currently, the facility can treat up to 300 million gallons of water per day but was designed to expand to meet Southern Nevada’s needs. In the future, the River Mountains facility will be able to treat up to 600 million gallons of water a day. The facility uses ozonation and sodium hypochlorite to disinfect the water. The treatment facility received the Partnership for Safe Water’s Excellence in Water Treatment award in 2018, making the Southern Nevada Water Authority only the fourteenth of the nation’s 50,000-plus water systems to earn this elite designation.

This technical tour of the Southern Nevada Water Authority’s River Mountains Water Treatment Facility includes a Treatment Tour, a tour of the Water Quality Lab and the Research and Development Lab.

Tour attendees will be required to provide copies or drivers licenses or passports for security clearance one week prior to the visit.


Hoover Dam Tour
Sunday, January 30
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Dedicated and opened in 1935, the Hoover Dam is an engineering feat that powers three states with its hydroelectric power. Over 1 million visitors site the Hoover Dam each year and tour its enormous facilities. Learn of the history of how it came to be, how many men built it, and how it is continually maintained and operated on this tour. Guests will also experience a guided tour of the powerplant and passageways within the dam itself. Perfect for intimate group sizes that are looking to get away from the Strip and try something new with their time in Las Vegas. 


Las Vegas Strip Tour 
Monday, January 31
2:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Explore Las Vegas in style! See the sights and enjoy trivia with your entertaining and informative guide. Be at the center of it all with great views and pleasant desert setting. Highlights include:

  • Learn about Las Vegas’s history, myths and legends as you cruise The Strip
  • Learn about the historic “Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” sign and pose for photos
  • Ride the world’s largest observation wheel while your guide shares landmarks from 550 feet up
  • See happy couples on their special day at Wedding Chapel Row
  • Get recommendations from your guide, a local expert on all-things Las Vegas

Mob Museum
Tuesday, February 1
2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Experience one of the most unique museums in Downtown Las Vegas; the Mob Museum. The Mob Museum provides a world-class, interactive journey through true stories. From the birth of the Mob, to today’s headlines. Shadows and whispers. G-Men and Made Men. Whether you like it or not, this is American history. Located steps from Fremont Street, the Museum provides an experience unlike any other.