SYRACUSE, N.Y., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Carrier, the world's leader in high technology heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions (HVACR), is launching its third Sustainability Symposium series this month, providing consulting engineers, design-build contractors and facility managers a one-day course on emerging trends and technologies associated with sustainable, high-performance buildings, as well as continuing education credits. The symposiums promote environmentally responsible buildings of the future and feature a hands-on look at Carrier's Mobile Innovation Center, an 18-wheeler featuring the company's sustainable products and energy service offerings. Carrier is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.
Carrier Sustainability Symposiums are offered through Carrier University's Institute for Sustainability, which leverages the company's body of knowledge and expertise to deliver green building and sustainability education. Launched in 2009, the symposiums have reached more than 2,000 people in 28 cities.
Cities currently scheduled for the 2012 Sustainability Symposiums include:
- Boston, Mass. - May 8
- New York City, N.Y. - May 8
- Philadelphia, Pa. - June 13
- Bethesda, Md. - Sept. 17
As part of the symposiums, 10 distinguished presenters with more than 250 years of combined HVAC experience will cover topics ranging from micro-steam power systems and fuel cells to refrigerants and chiller plant applications, to name a few.