Pre-Conference Workshops: September 19-20, 2016
Conference: September 20-22, 2016
Exhibit Hall: September 21-22, 2016

Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA

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Attendee Presentations

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Monday, September 19
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

NATE Review and Testing
  • Room:   202 B
  • Monday, September 19, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Monday, September 19
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Electricity for the HVAC Contractor

Monday, September 19
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Why KPI's are Dangerous & Data You Must Track to Ensure a Profitable Business
  • Room:   204 C
  • Session Type:  Workshop
  • Session Number:  WS6
  • Monday, September 19, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM



Tuesday, September 20
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

WHVACR Meeting
  • Room:   201 B
  • Session Number:  WHVACR Meeting
  • Tuesday, September 20, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Break
  • Tuesday, September 20, 10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Break
  • Tuesday, September 20, 2:15 PM - 2:30 PM
Breakfast & Registration
  • Room:   201B
  • Tuesday, September 20, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
Group Roundtables – Networking
  • Room:   201B
  • Tuesday, September 20, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Lunch – Danielle Koop, WHVACR Co-Treasurer and President of The New Flat Rate
  • Room:   201B
  • Tuesday, September 20, 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Meeting Adjourn – See You Next year!
  • Tuesday, September 20, 3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Welcome Message-Marjorie, WHVACR President
  • Room:   201B
  • Tuesday, September 20, 8:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Welcome Reception – Maggianno’s Little Italy – 1201 Filbert Street
  • Room:   Napoli Room
  • Monday, September 19, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Women in HVACR Update and 2017 Focus--Julie Decker, WHVACR Vice President
  • Room:   201B
  • Tuesday, September 20, 10:45 AM - 11:00 AM



Tuesday, September 20
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Qualities of a Great Service Manager – Installing Discipline That Leads Your Team to Success
  • Room:   201 C
  • Session Type:  Workshop
  • Session Number:  WS7
  • Tuesday, September 20, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Workshop: OSHA Approved Confined Spaces Training
  • Room:   204 C
  • Session Type:  Workshop
  • Session Number:  WS11
  • Tuesday, September 20, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM




Tuesday, September 20
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

First Timers Lunch Meet & Greet
  • Room:   202 B
  • Session Type:  Event
  • Tuesday, September 20, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Tuesday, September 20
1:00 PM - 2:15 PM

How Contractors Can Enter the Smart Market
  • Room:   203 AB
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Tuesday, September 20, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
How to BEAT LOW-BIDDERS in HVAC Replacement Sales
  • Room:   204 C
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Tuesday, September 20, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Making Home Performance Work in Your Company
Proper Application of Ductless Mini-Split Air Conditioners & Heat Pumps
  • Room:   201 A
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Tuesday, September 20, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Selling Performance-based Commercial Retrofits
  • Room:   201 C
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Tuesday, September 20, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Top 5 Secret Strategies for Massive Growth in Your Contracting Business
  • Room:   204 A
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Tuesday, September 20, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM



Tuesday, September 20
2:30 PM - 3:45 PM

Basics of Electricity for HVAC Contractors
  • Room:   201 A
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Tuesday, September 20, 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Breaking Through the Sea of Sameness with Strategic Marketing to Drive Sales
  • Room:   204 C
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Tuesday, September 20, 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Connected Home: Winning the Channel
  • Room:   203 AB
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Tuesday, September 20, 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Do You Own Your Business or Does It Own You?
  • Room:   201 C
  • Session Number:  Innovations & Opportunities Session presented by dESCO:
  • Tuesday, September 20, 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Is Your Business Prepared For a Crisis?
  • Room:   204 A
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Tuesday, September 20, 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Solar Thermal and Photovoltaics
  • Room:   204 B
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Tuesday, September 20, 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM


Tuesday, September 20
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

7 Business Hacks for Female Entrepreneurs
  • Room:   203AB
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Tuesday, September 20, 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
A Good Website=50 Leads per Month
  • Room:   204 C
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Tuesday, September 20, 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Applying Variable Refrigerant Flow Equipment
  • Room:   201 C
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Tuesday, September 20, 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
High Octane Service Management
Opportunities in CO and Combustion Safety

Wednesday, September 21
8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

A Review of New HFO and Hydrocarbon Refrigerants
  • Room:   201 C
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Wednesday, September 21, 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Don’t Attend This Session If You Are Only In Business “Just To Fix What’s Broke”
  • Room:   203 AB
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Wednesday, September 21, 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Recruiting to Find Top Talent
  • Room:   204 A
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Wednesday, September 21, 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM
Using Superheat & Sub-Cooling in Proper Refrigerant Charging
  • Room:   201 A
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Wednesday, September 21, 8:30 AM - 9:45 AM

Wednesday, September 21
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Executive Leadership Symposium
  • Room:   GRAND BALLROOM AB
  • Session Type:  Event
  • Wednesday, September 21, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Wednesday, September 21
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Keynote: Competing in a Chaotic Economy
  • Room:   GRAND BALLROOM AB
  • Session Type:  Keynote
  • Wednesday, September 21, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Wednesday, September 21
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Exhibit Hall
  • Room:   HALL A
  • Session Type:  Event
  • Wednesday, September 21, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Wednesday, September 21
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

C3 Competition-HVAC Competition
  • Room:   Show Floor
  • Session Type:  Event
  • Wednesday, September 21, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Wednesday, September 21
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

C3 Competition-Plumbing Competition
  • Room:   Show Floor
  • Session Type:  Event
  • Wednesday, September 21, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Wednesday, September 21
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

C3 Competition-Hydronics Competition
  • Room:   Show Floor
  • Session Type:  Event
  • Wednesday, September 21, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Wednesday, September 21
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Comfortech Extravaganza at Field House Philly
  • Session Type:  Event
  • Wednesday, September 21, 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Thursday, September 22
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Creating Customers for Life – A Unique Approach to Energy Savings Agreements
Generations of Excellence
  • Room:   204 A
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Thursday, September 22, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Home Performance Contracting from a Contractor Who's Doing It
  • Room:   204 B
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Thursday, September 22, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Smart Home 101 – Where We Are and Where We’re Going
  • Room:   203 AB
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Thursday, September 22, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
The Thermostat is a Gateway Drug
Troubleshooting Compressors & Expansion Devices in Air Conditioning Systems
  • Room:   201 A
  • Session Type:  Seminar Session
  • Thursday, September 22, 9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Thursday, September 22
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Contracting Business Hall of Fame & Residential Contractor of the Year
  • Room:   GRAND BALLROOM AB
  • Session Type:  Event
  • Thursday, September 22, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Thursday, September 22
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Keynote: Power of Consistency Mindset Training
  • Room:   GRAND BALLROOM AB
  • Session Type:  Keynote
  • Thursday, September 22, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Thursday, September 22
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Exhibit Hall
  • Room:   HALL A
  • Session Type:  Event
  • Thursday, September 22, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Thursday, September 22
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

C3 Competition-Plumbing Competition
  • Room:   Show Floor
  • Session Type:  Event
  • Thursday, September 22, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Thursday, September 22
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

C3 Competition-Hydronics Competition
  • Room:   Show Floor
  • Session Type:  Event
  • Thursday, September 22, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Thursday, September 22
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

C3 Competition-HVAC Competition
  • Room:   Show Floor
  • Session Type:  Event
  • Thursday, September 22, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM