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Membership & Conferences

7th International Cold Climate HVAC Conference
November 12-14, 2012
Calgary, Alberta, Canada


An international perspective on the current state of design and practice of buildings in cold climates has been presented at the 7th International Cold Climate HVAC Conference, Nov.  12-14, 2012, in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Global News Canada filmed an on-the-spot interview with several Cold Climate attendees, illustrating the global interest in making cold climates efficient and comfortable. Watch the interview here http://youtu.be/2EOclb7JgEg

Conference Certificates

Click here to download your certificates of attendance for all sessions that you attended at the conference.

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Technical Program

The Scientific Committee is pleased to announce that 55 papers were approved for the conference.

The full technical program is available here. (Update 11/07/2012)


Steering Committee

  • Erich Binder, Conference President 
  • Bert Phillips, Scientific Committee Chair
  • Bjarne Olesen
  • Bill Dean

International Scientific Committee

Bert Phillips, Chair
Anil Parekh
Bill Dean
Bill Semple
Boualem Ouazia
Carey Simonson
Fariborz Haghighat
Gary Proskiw
Iain MacDonald
Michel Tardif
Peter Chan
Robert Bean
Skip Hayden
Sergio Almeida
Harry Schroeder
Robert McDowall
Yuguo Li (Hong Kong)
Czech Republic
Karel Kabele
Bjarne Olesen
Anker Nielsen
Bent Michael Nielsen
Carsten Rode
Jarek Kurnitski
Jorma Railio
Risto Kosonen
Dietrich Schmidt
Magyar Zoltan
Andris Kreslins
Vojislav Novakovic
Marianna Brodatch
South Korea
Kwang Woo Kim
Asa Wahlstrom
Colin M. Craven
Jianshun Zhang


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Bronze Sponsors:


Aqua Air Systems Ltd.
Critical Environment Specialists
and Supplier to the Mechanical Trades



Endorsing Organizations / Co-sponsors



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