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Emerging Trends and Sustainable Design in Refrigeration and Cold Chain (MENA)

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Emerging Trends and Sustainable Design in Refrigeration and Cold Chain (MENA)


Course Description

Refrigeration and the cold chain are part of a growing, worldwide industry. There is a need for facilities to be designed with energy-efficient and sustainable technologies to ensure proper storage while minimizing harm to the environment. This course provides insight into the fields of refrigeration and the cold chain, including recent trends and the sustainable aspects of design.

First, the course will look at the basics of refrigeration, as well as types of refrigerants and their use. Industry trends related to topics like thermal insulation, low-charge ammonia systems, material handling, and automation will be discussed.
Next, the course will introduce the cold chain, including various types of cold-chain routes paired with descriptions, photographs, diagrams, and illustrations. Concepts important to the sustainable design of cold-chain facilities will be covered, including building layout, thermal insulation, energy-efficient refrigeration systems, heat recovery systems, water recycling, and renewable energy systems.

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  • Agenda

    3 Professional Development Hours (PDH)
    3:00 – 6:00 PM Gulf Standard Time


    • Introduction to Refrigeration and Refrigeration Systems
    • Refrigerants Scenario
    • Emerging Trends in Refrigeration Systems
    • Emerging Trends in Other Cold Storage Systems
    • Introduction to Cold Chain
    • Challenges Faced in Current Scenario
    • The Concept of Sustainable Cold Chain
  • Course Instructor
  • Fees

    Includes course admittance, Course Materials & Certificate of Attendance   
              $157 ($120 ASHRAE Member)

    Developing economy fees available. Click on register now to view or contact

    Group Discount Fee: Enroll 3 or more participants at the same time and save. Email for group registration assistance.

    BONUS! 30% discount on Standard 15-2019 (packaged w/ Standard 34-2019) -- Safety Standard for Refrigeration Systems and Designation and Safety Classification of Refrigerants (Soft Copy). Click on register now to avail the offer.

    Cancellation Policy: Registration fees will be refunded in full if cancellation is received by ASHRAE Learning Institute at least 30 days prior to the training date. Cancellations received 15-29 days prior to the training date are subject to a $25 cancellation fee. Registrants who do not attend the training or who cancel less than 15 days prior to the training date are liable for the entire registration fee. A substitute registrant may be enrolled at any time by contacting Member/Non-Member rates will apply to the substitute registrant.