AUG. 6
Understanding Standard 189.1 for High-Performance Green Buildings; Cincinnati; American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers; http://bit.ly/189_course.

AUG. 15-17
HVAC Design Essentials: Tools for High Performance Building Designers; Atlanta; American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers; http://bit.ly/Tools_for_HPB.

AUG. 25-27
HRAI 43rd Annual General Meeting and Conference: Planning for the Next Generation; Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada; Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Institute of Canada; www.hrai.ca/.

SEPT. 12-15
GridWeek: Charting the Way Forward; Washington, D.C.; Clasma Events Inc.; www.gridweek.com/2011/.

SEPT. 21-23
Produced and managed by HPAC Engineering, the Optimum Buildings Conference is dedicated to maximizing the performance of building mechanical and automation systems though superior design, product specification, operation, and maintenance. Part of HVACR Week, it is an opportunity to learn from cutting-edge practitioners, network with fellow buildings professionals, and discover the latest offerings from leading manufacturers and service providers. For details, including session topics, visit http://bit.ly/Optimum_Buildings.

NOV. 7-11
Building-systems-commissioning (BSC) seminar: Basic BSC, Philadelphia, National Environmental Balancing Bureau, http://bit.ly/Basic_BSC.

DEC. 5-8
Grid-Interop: Mastering Smart Grid Interoperability, Phoenix, Clasma Events Inc., www.grid-interop.com/2011/.

DEC. 5-9
Ecobuild America; Washington, D.C.; AEC Science & Technology; www.aececobuild.com/.

JAN. 21-25, 2012
ASHRAE 2012 Winter Conference; Chicago; American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers; http://bit.ly/ASHRAE_Winter12.

JAN. 23-25, 2012
64th International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo), Chicago, International Exposition Co., http://ahrexpo.com/.